Material Testing

Material Testing

Westwood provides a comprehensive list of construction materials and geotechnical testing services in our AASHTO accredited laboratory. This critical information allows clients to make impactful decisions during the design and construction of their projects. We provide timely, meaningful test results and recommendations to ensure a quality, cost-effective project.

Our experts help clients make impactful design and construction decisions by testing subsurface soils. Our experts help clients make impactful design and construction decisions by testing subsurface soils.
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Westwood provides construction materials, geotechnical testing, and engineering services starting with geotechnical subsurface exploration extending through the project's lifecycle. Our staff has the training and experience to satisfy any project’s testing and engineering requirements regarding construction materials, subsurface soil, and water conditions.

Core Expertise
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Soil Index Properties Testing (Atterburg testing)
  • Unconfined Compressive Strength of Soil
  • Soil pH
  • Soil Electrical Resistivity
  • Soil and Rock Thermal Resistivity
  • California Bearing Ratio
  • Organic Content of Soil
  • Compressive Strength of Rock Cores
  • Aggregate Resources Exploration & Qualification Testing
  • Aggregate Quality Control & Verification
  • Asphalt Mix Designs
  • Asphalt Mix Quality Control & Verification
  • Concrete Mix Designs
  • Concrete Mix Quality Control & Verification
  • Alkali-Silica Reactivity
  • Concrete Surface Resistivity
  • Concrete Maturity Curve Development
  • Distress Evaluation
Material Testing Projects
Concrete Pavement Mix Designs
Westwood provides concrete pavement mix designs for Wisconsin's state, federal, and interstate highway and airport projects.

Wisconsin
Scope: Concrete pavement mix designs

Westwood Renewable Energy Projects
Westwood completes soil and rock samples nationwide on renewable energy projects.

Nationwide 
Scope: Array of tests on soil and rock samples
 

Aggregate Source Quality Testing
Westwood verifies aggregate producers' quality test results for the Wisconsin DOT's Central Laboratory.

Wisconsin
Client: WI DOT’s Central Laboratory
Scope: Annual quality testing

Asphalt Mix Quality Verification Testing
Westwood provides asphalt mix testing for a pavement consulting firm on private commercial projects throughout  the country.

Nationwide
Scope: Asphalt mix testing for private commercial projects
 

Asphalt Mix Design and Production Quality Control
Westwood provides asphalt mix testing for a pavement consulting firm on private commercial projects throughout  the country.

Brown County, WI
Client: Brown County Highway Dept
Scope: Asphalt mix designs and production quality control testing

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