Quality, Service & Commitment


  • 19 Sep 2018

    INTERRA Selected As Finalist To Receive The 2018 Illinois Sustainability Award

  • 08 May 2018

    IRTBA Announces INTERRA President To Serve On Green Council Board Of Directors

  • 28 Apr 2018


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Laboratory Certifications

  • IL & WI State DOTs
  • ASTM


Firm Certifications

  • DBE with IDOT
  • MBE with City of Chicago

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Chicago O’Hare Airport, Terminal 6 Project: “We would like to extend our appreciation to you and all of your employees who worked on the Terminal 6 Project.  All work was performed professionally, accurately and thoroughly. Your commitment to quality and …

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Trusted Results.  INTERRA’s technology-driven materials testing laboratories are some of the most efficient in the country and are designed to deliver consistent results and documentation.  Additionally, as a company with no outside ownership interests and therefore, with completely independent laboratories, clients can confidently rely on their test results throughout the duration of their project.

Rapid Results.  Our state of the art facilities employ automatic equipment and data acquisition systems to minimize operator and data entry errors.  Our proprietary, in-house data management system and Quality Control procedures help ensure accurate results and expedited turn-arounds for faster, more confident decisions.  So…no matter if it’s five samples or five thousand, you can be confident that INTERRA’s reliable test results will be delivered when needed.

Accredited.  INTERRA’s materials testing laboratories have been accredited by a number of regulatory agencies including:  US Army Corps of Engineers, ASTM/AASHTO, and various state departments of transportation.

Partial listing of available test analyses:

Soils testing: Moisture content, unit weight, sieve analysis including hydrometer, Atterberg Limits, shrinkage, organic content by loss on ignition and wet combustion, percent fines, Proctor, CBR, IBR, permeability including flexwall, direct shear, consolidation, triaxial, unconfined compressive strength,  specific gravity, pH

Aggregate testing:  Sieve analysis, moisture content, unit weight and voids, organic impurities, slag count, surface moisture, soundness by sulfate, specific gravity and absorption, LA Abrasion, flat and elongated particles, abrasion by Micro-Deval, carbonate content, hydraulic conductivity

Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) and Masonry testing:  Compressive strength of cylinders, cubes and drilled cores, flexural strength of beams, thickness of drilled cores,  rebound or penetration resistance, maturity testing

Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) testing: Sieve analysis, Moisture or volatile distillates, maximum specific gravity and density, bulk specific gravity, percent air voids, tensile strength ratio (TSR), asphalt content by ignition and extraction, density by Superpave gyratory, density by Marshall, stability and flow, density and thickness of pavement cores, rut resistance by Hamburg Wheel