Sr. Staff Teach UW Construction Management Class This Semester

Senior Principal Geotechnical Engineer Matt Smith is leading a group of senior GeoEngineers staff in one of their most challenging projects to date—teaching college students. This semester, they’re team-teaching CM 432 Soils and Foundations, an upper-level prerequisite class in the University of Washington’s School of Construction Management.  Last August, Matt Smith’s name came up during a steering committee search for a replacement teacher for Soils and Foundations. Committee members were familiar […]

Upcoming EBC New England PFAS Seminar

GeoEngineers is pleased to be sponsoring the Environmental Business Council of New England’s 3rd Annual PFAS Seminar on February 15. The seminar will cover the potential environmental impacts of PFAS (per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances) and the need for trustworthy and consistent analytical methods for this class of synthetic fluorine compounds. PFAS repel water and oil, […]

Watching the Slopes: Landslide Mitigation and Response

Landslides are a real public safety hazard in many areas of the United States. They can have devastating effects on people and property, but because they often occur in less populated areas, the risks and causes of landslides are sometimes overlooked. I have spent most of my 40-year geotechnical career working in the Pacific Northwest […]

Sue Bator, LSP, Joins GeoEngineers’ Boston Office

GeoEngineers is pleased to welcome Sue Bator, LSP, to its Boston office. Ms. Bator joined the firm’s environmental team as a Principal Environmental Scientist. Specializing in environmental assessment, remediation and policy, Ms. Bator has managed projects for a variety of industrial, municipal, and development clients in Massachusetts and across the Northeast during the past 23 […]

New US 21 Bridge is Vital Link to South Carolina Barrier Islands

For more than 80 years, the US 21 Harbor River Bridge was the only way to access a string of three barrier islands on the South Carolina coast. It was also the only hurricane evacuation route available to the several thousand people who call Fripp and Harbor Island home. Over the years the low swing-span […]

Alicia Sellers Becomes ASCE Nashville Secretary

The Nashville Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently selected Geotechnical Engineer Alicia Sellers as secretary. Alicia is continuing her commitment to ASCE in Nashville after years of active involvement in the Baton Rouge Branch. In 2019, Alicia’s volunteer work was recognized with Outreach Awards from the Baton Rouge Branch and Louisiana […]

GEOSTRATA Features Unique Wings Over Washington Project 

GEOSTRATA’s October/November issue features an article by Associate Geotechnical Engineer Lyle Stone on the one-of-a-kind Wings Over Washington development project. In the feature, Lyle explains this challenging and unique project and the creative solutions GeoEngineers and teaming partners used to build on a century-old historic pier. Wings Over Washington is a multimedia theater where guests can experience a simulated flight over the Puget Sound thanks to hydraulic […]

Partnership with Downtown On The Go Lights Up Tacoma

On November 7, GeoEngineers is sponsoring a “Light Up Your Ride” event to distribute free bike lights to the Tacoma, Washington community. The annual event is hosted by Downtown On The Go, an organization advocating for alternate transportation in downtown Tacoma, and a longtime friend of GeoEngineers. GeoEngineers has sponsored this event for the last […]

Port of Alaska Modernization Wins PDCA Project of the Year 

The Pile Driving Contractors Association (PDCA) selected a GeoEngineers project, the Port of Alaska Modernization, as a PDCA Project of the Year. GeoEngineers’ Construction Design Group worked closely with prime contractor Pacific Pile & Marine to complete phase 1 of this ambitious project late last year.  The Port of Alaska Modernization set out to construct a new loading platform and approach trestle […]

April Smith Spotlighted for SMPS Work

There’s a brand new chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) in Idaho, and Business Development and Marketing Manager April Smith was instrumental in getting it off the ground earlier this year. To recognize her hard work the chapter highlighted April in their first Member Spotlight. Starting professional organization chapters is becoming a […]

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