Digging deep to support your projects

“As Structural Engineers, we count on sound and prudent geotechnical engineering recommendations. F&R has always delivered.
Gary Loomis, PE
CEO, Master Engineers & Designers

We Know the Drill

Put F&R’s Vast Geotechnical Knowledge to Work for Your Project. With over 70 years of geotechnical experience, F&R is an undisputed leader in the field. Our team is comprised of registered professionals with practical experience in all phases of foundation design and earthwork construction. With an in-house laboratory and an advanced suite of software, our engineers can thoroughly analyze soil properties and provide the foundation design most appropriate for your structure. F&R also has complete in-house drilling capabilities, thus making it easier to coordinate needed site explorations and keep your project on schedule.

The F&R Difference

Completely In-House Resources. By not having to depend on the schedules of contract drillers, F&R is able to schedule and execute subsurface drilling programs quickly and efficiently no matter where the project is located.

Skilled and Experienced Drillers. Trained in ASTM standards and procedures, F&R’s drilling professionals are 40 hour OSHA certified and have extensive experience in all aspects of subsurface explorations in support of geotechnical engineering services.

Ready to Use Data. F&R has drilled extensively throughout virtually every corner of the mid-Atlantic and therefore we have 70 years of subsurface data available at our fingertips.

Proudly Professional. The F&R team is comprised of registered professional engineers with diversified practical experience in all phases of foundation design and earthwork construction.

Geotechnical Capabilities
Field Drilling
Subsurface Investigations
Geophysical Investigations
In-Situ Testing
Engineering Analysis
Forensic/Failure Analysis
AASHTO Accredited Laboratory Testing
Consultation and Engineering Review

On the job experience, not on the job training. F&R’s geotechnical team on the site of the future Dulles Airport – 1958