Kleinfelder Receives ASCE Sacramento Geotechnical Investigation Project of the Year Award
Kleinfelder has been awarded the Geotechnical Investigation Project of the Year Award for the UC Davis Veterinary Medicine Health Sciences Facility Improvement Project. The award, which was announced at ASCE Sacramento Sectionís Annual Project Awards Banquet, recognizes projects that demonstrate innovation and contribute to improving the state of practice for geotechnical engineering through implementation of new methods, improvements on existing methods, and/or incorporation of emerging technology.


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