Salida Colorado Mountain Engineering and Testing

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Mountain Engineering & Testing Inc.
1537 G St.
Salida, CO 81201

Phone: (719) 539-2312


Construction Observation and Materials Testing

Longfellow Elementary School - Salida, Colorado

MET has provided testing services which included laboratory and field testing of soil, concrete, masonry (grout, mortar, prisms, and coring), and asphalt for a newly constructed elementary school. Inspections/observations of this project included steel reinforcement, masonry construction, and earthwork. Mountain Engineering & Testing, Inc. previously prepared the geotechnical engineering study for this project with recommendations for the earthwork construction.

Client: Salida School District, Salida, CO

Black Cloud Mine Reclamation - Leadville, Colorado

Concrete and soils testing has been provided for a large scale mine reclamation project since reclamation activities commenced in 2013. Testing services include field and laboratory testing of soils and concrete. MET performed testing on capping fill placed over mine tailings and construction of a new spillway at the dam head.

Client: San Luis Valley Earthmovers, Monte Vista, CO

Black Cloud Mine Reclamation

MillerCoors - Monte Vista, Colorado

MET provided the required materials testing for expansion of a large granary storage facility owned by MillerCoors, Inc. Testing included the soils testing of the earthwork for the building site, structural concrete testing, and masonry testing. MET also conducted inspections and observations on concrete reinforcement, helical pier installation, and masonry reinforcement.

Contractors: ABC Concrete, Binghamton, UT; Halverson Company, Salt Lake City, UT

MillerCoors materials testing

MillerCoors materials testing

City of Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant - Salida, Colorado

Mountain Engineering & Testing, Inc. was involved in all phases of this newly constructed/renovated 2.75 M gallon wastewater treatment facility. Onsite testing and construction observations included soils, asphalt, masonry (grout and mortar), and concrete testing. Other duties performed by M.E.T. on this project included coordination with the project engineer, laboratory testing, and preparation of the geotechnical report prior to construction.

Client: City of Salida, Salida, CO

City of Salida Wastewater Treatment Plant

Electrical Substation Construction

Mountain Engineering and Testing, Inc. provided construction materials testing on construction of the following electrical substation projects. The electrical substations have ranged from small additions/expansions to larger removal/renovations by Excel Energy and Tri-State Energy companies; ranging from the San Luis Valley to Summit County Colorado. M.E.T. has provided both field and laboratory testing for earthwork portions for the projects, concrete testing for drilled piers and caissons on several of the substations, and geotechnical reports for several substations.

  • Wavery Substation; Waverly, CO— Tri-State Energy
  • Plaza Substation; Monte Vista, CO— Tri-State Energy
  • ​Poncha Junction Substation; Poncha Springs, CO— Excel Energy
  • ​Malta Substation; Lake County, CO— Excel Energy
  • ​Climax Substation; Climax Mine, Leadville, CO— Excel Energy
  • ​Mayflower Substation; Climax Mine, Summit County, CO— Excel Energy


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