Phil Solseng

Phil Solseng

Philip has more than 50 years of experience with geotechnical engineering projects involving dams, foundations, excavations, slope stability, waste piles, and reclamation. He has direct and extensive experience in geotechnical investigation and analysis, design, plans and specifications, and construction review. He has also provided expert testimony, technical reports, and professional presentations related to geotechnical, structural, soils, and groundwater issues. Philip’s work includes planning and designing tailings basins, evaluating and designing corrective measures for landslides and slope failures, and analyzing and designing reclamation and stabilization of open-pit mines and stockpiles.



Vice President


Professional Engineer (MI)


BS, Civil Engineering, North Dakota State University


Barr Engineering Co.
4300 MarketPointe Drive
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55435
Phone: +1 952-832-2778

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Geotechnical investigation and design for expansion of ancient gold mine
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