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GMU Pavement Engineering in Southern California
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Pavement Engineering Services

GMU has been offering full-service pavement engineering services for over 2 decades throughout Southern California.

Our services range from pavement evaluation and new construction design to construction observation, testing, and management. GMU offers state-of-the-art design solutions that balance project-specific needs and stakeholder costs. In addition, because GMU employs experienced geotechnical, civil, and pavement engineers, our solutions integrate aspects of each discipline resulting in cost-effective designs and minimizing the potential for future problems.


Pavement Management Plan (PMP)

  • Pavement condition surveys

  • Pavement reserve budget study and Maintenance and Rehabilitation (M&R) scheduling


Pavement Evaluation and Design

  • Pavement deflection testing and analysis

  • Pavement coring and subsurface exploration

  • Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) testing and analysis

  • Laboratory testing

  • Cost-effective pavement improvement recommendations


Plans, Specifications, and Estimates (PS&E)

  • Bid package preparation, including plans and specifications

  • Bid solicitation to various qualified contractors

  • Bid review, evaluation, and pavement contractor recommendations


Construction Management Advisory

  • Construction management

  • Construction inspection

  • Specification compliance


Construction Testing and Inspection  

  • Caltrans-certified pavement and soils materials testing laboratory

  • Quality assurance

  • Compaction testing

Select Projects/Clients

GMU has provided pavement engineering services to more than 50 HOAs and 20 municipalities throughout Southern California.

Homeowners Associations

  • Pelican Hill

  • Dove Canyon

  • Ocean Ranch

  • Covenant Hills  

  • Canyon Lake Property Owners Association (CLPOA)


  • City of Newport Beach

  • City of Laguna Niguel

  • City of Irvine

  • City of Dana Point

  • City of Aliso Viejo

  • City of Mission Viejo


  • St. Margaret's Episcopal School

  • Mariners Elementary School

  • Adams Elementary School

  • Lincoln Elementary School

  • Fullerton College

  • Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD)

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