Andrew is GeoStabilization’s Regional Engineer for the Pacific Region. A graduate of Idaho State University where he earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering, Andrew specialized in hydrologic and geotechnical design/analysis and participated in projects including the Colonial Hall Foundation Analysis for the State of Idaho and the New Fun Farm Bridge Design while at ISU. Andrew first gained experience working as an engineering intern for Nexant, Inc. where he met with clients, took system measurements, and performed analysis/design on irrigation systems. He subsequently joined GeoStabilization upon graduation and has designed and collaborated on many large- and small-scale projects during his tenure. Andrew’s professional experience includes the design and construction of soil nail walls, tieback systems, GCS® walls, and micropile foundations.
A variation of karst sinkhole grouting is the grouting of mined coal seams and workings located below existing infrastructure that exhibit the potential to propagate to the surface and cause sinkholes and/or subsidence.