Geology & soils

Use this information to analyze and document impacts on geologic and soil condition and to identify potential risks from geologic hazards.

Determine the scope of the geology and soils analysis

All projects require a geology and soils analysis. Review the Geology and Soils Discipline Report Checklist (PDF 355KB) to help identify the scope of the analysis needed for the project.

Contact Garrett Jackson,, for help creating a scope of work for the geologic and soils analysis.

Slow down on ice and snow.

It's easier to skid or lose control traveling at higher speeds. Give yourself more time to stop.

Carry chains, practice installing them.

Winter conditions could mean chains are required on your route. Practice putting them on your vehicle ahead of time.

Pack your winter car kit.

Carry extra supplies like warm clothing, ice scraper and brush, jumper cables and other emergency items.