GET performed soils explorations, geotechnical engineering studies and construction materials testing for the Veterans Cemetery for the Alabama Department of Veterans Affair’s. The cemetery sits on over 120 acres of rolling land at Saluda Hill along Alabama 225 north of Spanish Fort. The original construction cost was covered by a $7 million grant and has a projected life of 100 years. The project consisted of the design/construction of 2,776 burial sites, including sites for both traditional graves as well as double depth crypts, a columbarium for storage of urns, a scatter garden for ashes, an open air committal shelter, an administration building, maintenance building and all of the related paved roads and parking areas throughout the cemetery development.
Spanish Fort, Alabama