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Our foundation in geotechnical engineering supports and informs our suite of engineering services.
Somat helps enable safe and reliable American infrastructure with comprehensive transportation services.
Detroit Water & Sewerage
Somat provides DWSD with geotechnical, structural, construction, environmental, and civil project services.
"AECOM and Northwest (Delta) Airlines appreciate the quality of work put forth by Somat Engineering."
"Your staff performed very well on the project starting from investigations to coordinating with the contractor, and plant and field services staff, to actual repair of work. You were responsive to our requests in terms of scheduling and other emergency work.
It was a pleasure working with you. Keep up the good work."
"I am glad to see the work performed by Somat Engineering was outstanding."
Leslie R. Opachak
Water Plant Superintendent Detroit Water and Sewerage Department Northeast Water Treatment Plant
Enjoy the Journey
Somat offers our employees the opportunity to
achieve their true potential. Our people are
essential to our customers’ satisfaction. As part of
the Somat team, employees are involved in project
planning, and are encouraged to provide feedback.
We invest in our employees by developing skills in-house, and offering a comprehensive set of
Geotechnical engineering provides complete
subsurface evaluation for infrastructure design and
construction. Somat has been investigating and
making expert recommendations on foundation
conditions and materials for over three decades.
Somat professionals have significant experience
with the assessment, analysis, and design of new
and rehabilitated structures. We develop computer
models and perform 3D analysis as needed to
simulate real world structural impacts.
Somat provides construction engineering,
administration, management, and inspection
services. We have decades of experience in
providing project oversight and on-site inspections
to facilitate superior outcomes.
Somat delivers design solutions for environmental
problems. Our professionals address issues
regarding the proper treatment and disposal of
waste, pollution control, and remediation of sites
contaminated by hazardous substances.
Somat provides clients with planning, due diligence
studies, design, and construction oversight for
municipal, industrial, residential, and commercial
real estate development projects. We also provide
a variety of surveying services.
Detroit’s new light rail system is a public-private
partnership (P3), aiding the revitalization of a great
American city once in decline. Somat has provided
design, environmental, and construction services.
The long-awaited new bridge across the Detroit
River will be the largest trade crossing between the
United States and Canada upon completion. Somat
is providing environmental and geotechnical
The new home of the Detroit Red Wings and
Detroit Pistons, along with related commercial and
retail developments. Somat provided specialized
inspection and quality assurance services during its
The plant is jointly owned by the two major utility
companies in Michigan, and there was a minuscule
window for shutdown. Somat evaluated and
selected the most feasible and cost-effective
rehabilitation alternative without disruption.
The transformation of Detroit Metropolitan Airport to
the best airport in the U.S. includes two new
terminals, a hotel, and the largest single structure
airport parking deck. Somat has participated in
every aspect of engineering since project inception