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Welcome to Whitaker Laboratory!

To our valued clients:

In response to the current COVID-19 health crisis facing the United States and our region, please rest assured that Whitaker Laboratory has plans in place to

maintain a continuity in our services and we will continue to support your projects to the best of our ability based on the latest news and Governmental recommendations

available with regard to the COVID-19 Virus. Currently, our office remains open under normal business hours. Should the need arise in the future, please know that we

have the ability to access remote technology for communication, reporting and delivery of services. As always, you may reach us via phone or e-mail.

We look forward to continuing to serve you in the manner in which you have come to know and trust.

Finally, we encourage you to monitor all daily briefings and news advisories with regard to the COVID-19 Virus and please follow all published recommendations of local, state and federal health officials.


Joseph F. Whitaker, PE and
The Staff of Whitaker Laboratory, Inc.


We are a highly experienced Construction Materials testing, Geotechnical Engineering and Environmental Services firm providing services in South Georgia and Coastal Carolina.

For over (40) years, Whitaker Laboratory, Inc. has been an important step in several landmark building projects.

Key experience & proficiency highlights:

  • Largest soil sample database in South Georgia – knowing the conditions of the area means narrowing the scope of your investigation, lending to a reduction in your investigation cost.
  • Whitaker Laboratory, Inc., as of the last review, is tied for the most approved quality systems out of (54) testing firm offices in Georgia. (Please click  AMRL/CCRL to compare accredited testing agencies)
  • The only local firm to have soil, concrete, aggregates, hot-mix asphalt and masonry AMRL / CCRL accreditation in all disciplines with respect to ASTM-E-329. 
  • 2012 Georgia Family Business of the Year.
  • 2010 Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.
  • No equipment delays, all of our equipment is housed locally.

Your local partner in South Georgia and the South Carolina Low Country

  • ICC | International Code Council
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • GDOT | Keeping Georgia on the Move
  • AAP
  • aci
  • ASNT
  • ASTM International