Test Pit Services

Test Pit Services

In addition to non-destructive utility locating services offered through Landshark Locates, Landshark Environmental also offers traditional test pitting services for your various project needs. Whether you are conducting environmental/geotechnical soil analysis test pits, utility test pitting or condition assessment test pits we have experience in performing detailed test pitting services on a number of minor and major projects Ontario wide.

Our machine operators are trained at performing the following tasks for interior or exterior test pit requirements:

  • Excavation of test pits using various sized buckets within the customers width and depth specifications
  • Shoring installation as required
  • Assistance in the collection of samples for soil testing purposes
  • Backfill of excavated test pits
  • Soil compaction of excavated test pits
  • Reinstatement of concrete with or without dowelling
  • Reinstatement of asphalt

Equipment includes CAT 420 back hoes, Mini excavators, CAT 306, 308, 312 and 320 excavators.

Test pitting is also available utilizing non-destructive air-vacuum excavation or hydro excavation as required.

Test Pit Services