Ground Improvement Systems

We are engineers and construction professionals that provide cost-effective, innovative solutions for all your ground improvement needs

Ground Improvement Systems

We specialize in civil engineering design, forensic investigation, product innovation, product development, product testing, and software development

Our Products

GIS provides retaining solutions using a wide variety of soil reinforcing including discrete steel EarthTrac strips, discrete geosynthetic TellusStrap strips, and wide-width TellusMesh

Concrete Panel System

GIS provides Concrete Panel Systems using discrete steel EarthTracTM strips and discrete geosynthetic TellusStrapTM strips

Welded Wire System

GIS provides flexible faced welded wire solutions using a wide variety of soil reinforcing including discrete steel EarthTracTM strips, discrete geosynthetic TellusStrapTM strips and wide-width TellusMeshTM geosynthetic mesh

Sound Walls

GIS provides design solutions for post and panel and barrier mounted sound wall systems

Our Practice Areas


GIS specializes in ground improvement, earth retaining structure design, and sound wall design. Let GIS design your next project.


The GIS laboratory has the equipment to perform testing on pullout resistance of soil reinforcement, block connection strength, panel anchor connection strength, and other scale testing. Let GIS design a testing program for your project!


GIS teams with international experts and engineering companies to perform forensic investigations of problem structures. From numerical modeling to on-site testing let GIS work with your team.


GIS performs site inspection to ensure that your project is being constructed in conformance with project design and specifications. 

Engineering Design

Innovative Solutions

Product Development

Ph.D., P.E., P.Eng., BC.GE. and President

Thomas P. Taylor

Dr. Taylor has 28 years of experience in the design and implementation of various civil products. During this time, he has been responsible for the development of several MSE systems that have been used in both permanent and temporary applications for heavy highway transportation, mining, commercial and residential projects.

Featured Projects

Oldsmar BMX Retaining Wall Replacement

In 2015, the Oldsmar BMX track was reconstructed using a combination of earthen embankments and mechanically stabilized earth retaining walls (MSEWs) for the two start hills and the VIP viewing area.

MSE Dump Structure Brooksville, Florida

The MSE consisted of a 7100 square foot EarthTec Reinforced Soil Wall. The structure will support a CAT 777G heavy haul truck.

Project Three

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114 South Collins Street
Arlington, TX 76011


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