Tag: geotechnical

Join us for SAME Camp Pendleton Day

We’re gearing up for the Society of American Military Engineers’ (SAME) Camp Pendleton Day on June 16. This annual conference offers professional learning and networking opportunities for architects, engineers and others in the construction industry. GeoEngineers staff like Phil Welker have supported SAME’s valuable work for years, and we’re excited to finally see friends and […]

Portland Meadows Wins Industrial Redevelopment of the Year

ProLogis’ Portland Meadows project was named 2021 Industrial Redevelopment of the Year on June 2 at the Night of Excellence Awards, a joint awards program from NAIOP Oregon, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), and the Commercial Association of Brokers (CAB). GeoEngineers provided geotechnical services for this ambitious redevelopment of a historic Portland […]

Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel Replacement

The Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel in Louisiana, infamous for causing traffic delays along LA 23, is finally being replaced by a modern long-span bridge. A GeoEngineers team led by Associate Geotechnical Engineer Larry Sant is providing foundation design and other geotechnical services for this ambitious project. Although the Belle Chasse Bridge and Tunnel have […]

Innovative Center for Allied Health Education in Tacoma Wins ASCE Award

Last week, the Tacoma-Olympia Section of the ASCE recognized the newly opened Center for Allied Health Education (CAHE) with an Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) Award. The CAHE is a state-of-the-art medical education and community healthcare facility at Bates Technical College in Tacoma, Washington, and it celebrated its grand opening just last month. A GeoEngineers […]

Spotlight on Boston Growth

GeoEngineers’ Boston team has developed rapidly in the last two years—with a growing portfolio of marquee projects to match. Current high-profile Boston projects include Amtrak’s Portal North Bridge, the expansive Suffolk Downs Redevelopment, and cutting-edge high-rise development projects at 400 Summer Street and 380 Stuart Street in downtown Boston. Late in 2019, GeoEngineers acquired the […]

Latest Coastal Project to Restore Chandeleur Islands

GeoEngineers’ long relationship with Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is continuing this summer as a Coastal Engineering Consultants/GeoEngineers team prepares to restore about 13 miles of the Chandeleur Islands. Historically, this string of barrier islands has helped protect New Orleans’ east flank from hurricanes and storm surges, but they have been steadily shrinking […]

Redmond Downtown Park Wins WASLA Award

Last month, the City of Redmond’s Downtown Park Project won an Award of Merit from the Washington State Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (WASLA). The City of Redmond, Washington, has transformed its downtown area over the past six years, and this award-winning park is at the center of it all. The project […]

Building on History

The Past is Key to the Future for Boston’s 380 Stuart High-Rise Development Skanska is developing a 27-story mixed-use tower at 380 Stuart Street, one of the final available lots in Boston’s popular Back Bay neighborhood. The 625,000 square foot high-rise will feature office, retail, service, and restaurant space—with four floors of below-grade parking. A […]

McClaine Street Project Wins APWA, ACEC Awards

A GeoEngineers street improvement project in Silverton, Oregon, recently won a People’s Choice Award from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Oregon (ACEC Oregon) at this year’s Engineering Excellence Awards. This is the second notable award for the McClaine Street Improvements Project, which also earned a Project of the Year Award from the American […]

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 […]

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