Westar Associates – Mercantile East and West Retail Centers

GMU provided geotechnical engineering and construction observation and testing services for the new construction of these two large retail centers, containing major parking lot areas, in Ladera Ranch. Conventional structural design for drive and parking bay asphalt pavement, along with concrete interlocking paver design were performed. Observation and testing of the subgrade, aggregate base, and asphalt concrete for the pavement was performed under the supervision of the County of Orange Grading Department.