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Hoa Mai Gardens and The 10th Avenue S. Hillclimb at Yesler Terrace

Yesler Terrace is a 30-acre low-income housing community located on the southern slope of First Hill in Seattle, Washington. Built in the early 1940s, it was the first publicly subsidized housing community in Washington and the first racially integrated public housing development in the United States. Regrading programs that the City of Seattle conducted around […]

450 Alaskan Way South Mixed-Use Highrise

In 2015, Hudson Pacific Properties launched a plan to redevelop a site in Seattle’s historic Pioneer Square neighborhood with a mixed-use development consisting of eight stories of premiere Class A office space (as defined by the Building Owners and Managers Association) above one level of ground floor retail and two below-grade parking levels. GeoEngineers provided environmental […]

Point Defiance Waterfront Phase I Redevelopment

With miles of hiking trails, scenic shorelines and panoramic views of Commencement Bay, Point Defiance Park is one of Tacoma’s finest natural attractions. But a portion of the park near the entrance had been underutilized for years. Metro Parks Tacoma (MPT) envisioned the full potential of this premiere waterfront property, and in 2014 Tacoma voters […]

Big Wood River Bridge

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) needed to upgrade the SH-75 bridge over the Big Wood River. The aging two-lane bridge located just outside Sun Valley, Idaho, was too small to accommodate ITD’s road-widening plans. ITD hired GeoEngineers to complete subsurface investigations and make geotechnical design recommendations for retaining walls adjacent to the new bridge and […]

Palermo Wellfield Superfund Site

The Palermo Wellfield is an underground source of drinking water for the City of Tumwater, Washington. The wellfield is situated near a residential neighborhood at the foot of a steep hillside, below a number of current and former commercial sites containing potentially dangerous contamination by chlorinated solvents. This contamination poses a risk to the Palermo […]

I-405 Bellevue Braids Design-Build Project

More than 800,000 people a day travel Interstate 405, the 30-mile-long freeway that serves Bellevue, Kirkland, Redmond and other communities east of Seattle. The I-405 Bellevue Braids Design-Build project is one of the most critical projects in the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) Master Plan to reduce traffic congestion and improve mobility for users […]

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