Miles Sand and Gravel sought to expand its 400-acre Roy, Washington operation. Because the site for the intended expansion is located in an area of shallow groundwater and is bisected by the salmon- and trout-bearing Murray Creek and the City of Yelm railroad, the project required thorough and detailed study of potential environmental impacts.
GeoEngineers’ geology, hydrogeology, ecology and permitting services for the mine expansion spanned several years. The project team coordinated closely with Pierce County and a third-party reviewer substantiated the team’s findings.
GeoEngineers performed detailed site investigations to address potential impacts to groundwater, wetlands, streams, air quality and wildlife: