Brierley Associates is a privately-held national tunnel, trenchless, geotechnical, and geo-structural design firm with offices strategically located across the United States. With over 60 underground  engineers and geologists, Brierley Associates has a long history of delivering recognizable value to our clients by providing cost effective and constructable solutions for underground and heavy civil infrastructure projects.

Our team understands that planning, design, and construction of subsurface projects is a complex mixture of client needs, contractual preferences, risk allocation, third party requirements, design criteria, and subsurface conditions.

The nationwide and international underground project knowledgebase of Brierley Associates is key to anticipating ground behavior and helping our clients with design and construction of successful projects which is the cornerstone of Brierley’s business vision to… “Create Space Underground”.

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2017 Capital Region Geotechnical Symposium

Friday, November 17, 2017            Annual Geotechnical Symposium Brierley Associates is a Gold Sponsor of the annual Geotechnical Symposium held at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy NY. Phil Burgmeier and Russ Lutch of our Syracuse,NY office will be attending. To learn more about the

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Cutting Edge – Advances in Tunneling Technology 2017

Brierley Associates Will Be Attending Cutting Edge Next Month   November 13 -15, 2017, the sixth annual Cutting Edge Conference will convene in Seattle, Washington. Technical program presenters will talk about the latest advances in tunneling technology and methodology and how they can be harnessed to assist

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Trenchless Technology – Project of the Year 2017 – Runner Up

Project of the Year 2017-New Installation Runner Up: Miami Beach 54-inch HDD Congratulations to the entire team ! Read More  

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Northeast Boundary Tunnel – Notice to Proceed

After a successful multi-month process Brierley Associates and our client Salini Impregilo/S.A.Healy JV were issued Notice-to-Proceed for the $580-million Design/Build Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT) project in Washington, D.C. The NEBT is the largest component of DC Water’s Clean Rivers Project. The soft ground tunnel will be 23-feet

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Gamal to be at NAAMLP 39th Annual Conference Lexington, KY

The National Association of Abandoned Mine Land Programs 39th Annual Conference will run from Sunday evening September 24th, through Wednesday the 27th in Lexington KY. Registered as a nonprofit corporation in 1995, the mission of NAAMLP is: To provide a forum to address current issues, discuss common problems, and share new technologies

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