STRUCTURES & FACILITIES

To meet our clients' diverse needs for site and building development, Weston & Sampson maintains a staff of qualified geotechnical and structural engineers experienced in working with the public and private sector on a variety of site and building development projects.  With the technical expertise to take a project from conceptual design to final construction, our projects include landfill closure redevelopment, public buildings, corporate buildings, commercial and industrial subdivisions, recreational facilities, fleet operations facilities, and roadways. Our comprehensive civil, traffic, and structural engineering services integrate landscape architecture and urban design.

Geotechnical and structural design and construction management services include:

  • Shallow and deep foundations and substructure design
  • Trenchless technologies, such as horizontal direction drilling (HDD), microtunneling, and pipejacking through soil and bedrock for installation of below-grade utilities
  • Deep excavation and groundwater control
  • Structural and low permeability slurry walls
  • Geotechnical instrumentation and monitoring
  • Rock blasting and vibration monitoring
  • Soil improvement
  • Structural framing for new construction and additions
  • Condition inspections and assessments
  • Illumination and signage supports
  • Cast in place and modular retaining walls
  • Structural restoration and rehabilitation
  • Cost and feasibility studies
  • Stability analyses

Combining geotechnical and structural engineering expertise with our hydrologic and hydraulic modeling capabilities, we assess dam safety and stability and design and manage the construction of cost-effective repairs and improvements to dams. Weston & Sampson provides:

  • Preliminary and final engineering design for dams, dikes, and embankments
  • Subsurface investigations and evaluation
  • Assessment studies
  • Remediation feasibility studies
  • Design, coordination, and monitoring of subsurface exploration programs
  • Assistance with preparation of construction specifications and drawings
  • Construction administration and observation

Weston & Sampson utilizes a unique “operationally-based” approach to the programming and design of public works facilities. We provide public works clients with a comprehensive range of fleet management diagnostic studies, existing facility needs assessments, space programming and design for new operations / vehicle maintenance centers, specialized industrial equipment selection and design, as well as construction phase administration and resident engineer services. Facility services include:

  • Facility programming and design
  • Fleet operations consulting
  • Industrial equipment selection / design
  • Facility site selection
  • Public outreach / communications

News & Highlights


Jeffrey Alberti Jeffrey Alberti, LEED®AP promoted to Vice President - Weston & Sampson is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Alberti, LEED®AP has been promoted to Vice President in our Foxboro, MA Facilities division.
Structural Inspection at the Public Garden - Weston & Sampson’s structural engineering group conducted an inspection of the signature pedestrian suspension bridge (ca. 1867), which crosses the lagoon at the historic Public Garden (ca. 1837) in Boston.

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