Principal is one of Springfield Business Journal’s Men of the Year

The Springfield Business Journal recently named Principal Geological Engineer Gary Pendergrass one of their 2019 Men of the Year. Each year the magazine selects 20 influential leaders from the Springfield and Southwest Missouri business community, and this year Pendergrass was recognized for his many accomplishments. Pendergrass has been a leader in investigating and characterizing the […]

The Future of Water: Managed Aquifer Recharge in a Drying World

Water is one of our most valuable natural resources. A combination of increased demand and trends toward less snowpack, more intense rainfall events, and/or longer, hotter, dryer summer conditions in many regions of the United States has water managers worried. A survey by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, now several years old, found that water […]

Alicia Sellers Receives 2019 ASCE Outreach Award

Congratulations to Alicia Sellers (Baton Rouge) for receiving the 2019 ASCE Baton Rouge Chapter Outreach Award. We are proud of Alicia’s incredible work volunteering her time to organize and conduct educational workshops that introduce kids to the world of engineering. ASCE awarded Alicia with the 2019 Outreach Award on Thursday, June 20th at the Past […]

GeoEngineers to Help Repair Recurring Sinkhole Collapse in Arkansas

GeoEngineers is helping officials in Harrison, Arkansas, analyze and repair a sinkhole that suddenly reopened in April—the latest in a series of collapses in the Chelsea Circle community. The first sinkhole appeared in 2017, but so far, repair efforts have not had long-term success. Local authorities backfilled the sinkhole twice since then, but it has […]

Caminada Headlands Project Team Achieves Milestone with 2019 National Beach Restoration Award

GeoEngineers is proud to have been part of the design team for the Coastal Protection Restoration Authority’s (CPRA) Caminada Headlands Beach and Dune Restoration project, which recently won the national award for 2019 Best Restored Beaches from the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). The Caminada Headlands project, located southwest of Grand Isle, Louisiana, […]

Fingers in the Dam: Managing Risk in a Crumbling Dam Network

The United States relies on a vast network of dams to power our homes, fill our tubs, and protect our communities from flooding. Many of these dams were built during the infrastructure boom of the ‘50s and ‘60s, or even earlier, and are now in desperate need of modernization or replacement. It’s been estimated that, […]

2019 Southwest Geotechnical Conference

We’re gearing up for the 2019 Southwest Geotechncial Engineering Conference (SWGEC) in Louisiana this week. The conference is hosted by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (LADOTD) and focuses on all things geotechnical, geological and geophysical—especially as these fields relate to transportation projects. It attracts a range of professionals, contractors, regulators, suppliers and manufacturers […]

GeoEngineers Contributes to APWA-Award-Winning Creek Restoration Project

The Washington chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) recently gave Illabot Creek Alluvial Fan Restoration their Project of the Year award for structural projects costing less than $5 million. GeoEngineers contributed geotechnical services to this important public works and environmental restoration project in eastern Skagit County, Washington. Like many rivers near developed areas, […]

Two New GeoEngineers Offices Anchor Emerging Markets

GeoEngineers is growing with the addition of new offices in Houston, Texas and Charleston, South Carolina. The offices are strategic investments meant to increase the firm’s operational capacity in important new markets, and they bring GeoEngineers’ offices to a total of 14 nationwide. Several strategic hires are leading business efforts in the new Houston office. […]

GeoEngineers Rising Among Top 500 Design Firms

This year, GeoEngineers moved up nine spots in Engineering News-Record’s (ENR’s) annual list of the top 500 design firms in the United States by revenue. The 2019 ranking puts GeoEngineers at 217, up from 226 last year, with total billings approaching $72 million. The decade-long growth of the U.S. design industry is still outlasting the […]

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