ACE out sources the field investigation program to competence contractors to perform field duties under complete ACE supervision.  ACE executes laboratory investigation program at its central laboratory fully equipped with tools deemed necessary to complete all tests on cohesionless, cohesive and rock materials.


Factual report includes as a minimum; project description, results of field and laboratory investigation programs, design parameters for static and dynamic analysis and recommendations for foundation system; type, depth and permissible loads and stresses, foundation protection method, road section, safe embankment slope, parameters for design of retaining structures and primary recommendations for dewatering system.