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Port of Alaska Modernization

The Port of Alaska is the largest and most important commercial port in the state. Already outdated and deteriorating, the facility suffered significant structural damage during a 7.1 magnitude earthquake in 2018. The port needed new, more resilient, marine infrastructure. The ambitious Port of Alaska Modernization Program (PAMP) set out to give it a generational […]

SH-3 Goosehaven Road Widening

SH-3 is a heavily trafficked two-lane highway and the main artery between St. Maries and I-90 in northern Idaho. This narrow section of road had no shoulders and many steep slopes down to the adjacent St. Joe River. To improve safety and increase transportation capacity, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) set out to widen SH-3 […]

Summit Excavation Support

The Seattle Convention Center is a major economic stimulus for Seattle, Washington, drawing as many as 400,000 people to town each year for conferences and events. In 2008, the convention center’s owners embarked on an ambitious $2 billion expansion to double the facility’s available space and better meet the needs of the rapidly growing city. […]

Newport Way Culvert and Roadway Improvements

The City of Issaquah, Washington, needed to improve Newport Way, a heavily trafficked two-lane road in the greater Seattle metro area, to better serve the community. The Newport Way Improvements Project would widen the road, add pedestrian and cycling features and replace three culverts along a 1.1-mile stretch of asphalt. An interdisciplinary GeoEngineers team provided […]

Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal Containment Wall Remediation

After more than 20 years of planning and preparation, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) completed a new state-of-the-art shipping terminal near Charleston Harbor. The Hugh K. Leatherman Sr. Terminal significantly expanded South Carolina Ports’ capacity with three massive ship berths, a 47-acre container yard and five 169-foot cargo cranes—among the tallest on the East […]

Wings Over Washington Pier 57 Development

Pier 57 is at the core of Seattle’s historic Puget Sound waterfront. It’s home to the Seattle Great Wheel, restaurants, tourist attractions, and now a state state-of-the-art flying theater that simulates the feeling of soaring with a bald eagle over the Washington State landscape. The multisensory experience is part of Miner’s Landing. It includes a […]

Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel Expansion

The Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel crosses a portion of the Chesapeake Bay to connect Norfolk, Virginia with Newport News. Unfortunately, in recent years it became a choke point for commuters and travelers on I-64 between Virginia Beach and Richmond or Washington D.C. to the north, with more than 100,000 vehicles using the bridge-tunnel daily. In 2020, […]

Coffee Creek Fish Barrier Removal

A small culvert beneath U.S. Route 101 near Shelton, Washington was obstructing flow and blocking critical fish species from accessing more than 13 miles of upstream spawning habitat in Coffee Creek. The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) hired GeoEngineers and partner firms to design and build a new culvert and sustainable stream alignment that […]

PSE’s Tacoma Liquefied Natural Gas Facility

As utilities continue to diversify their energy mix and look for more efficient solutions to our growing energy needs, many are increasingly relying on liquified natural gas (LNG). In 2012, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), a private utility serving more than a million customers in Washington State, began preparing to build an LNG processing and storage […]

Historic Columbia River Highway Trail

The Historic Columbia River Highway was one of the country’s first purposefully built scenic routes. Samuel Hill, a leading advocate for transportation in the Pacific Northwest in the early part of the 20th Century, imagined a road bringing the era’s Model T drivers to the natural beauty of Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge. In 1922 the […]

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