Tag: geotechnical

PSE Tacoma LNG Facility Prepares to Come Online

Puget Sound Energy is preparing to open its Tacoma Liquefied Natural Gas facility early in 2021 after nearly 10 years in development. GeoEngineers has been a critical part of the project team, providing both geotechnical and environmental services for the Tacoma, Washington facility. PSE is completing final instrumentation and testing work before processing the first […]

Final Drilled Shaft Completed on Lynnwood Link Extension

On December 11, Sound Transit’s $800 million Lynnwood Link Extension (L300) project reached an important milestone as contractors completed the last of the 110 drilled shafts required for the northern segment of this light rail expansion. Sound Transit, the public transit authority for the greater Seattle, Washington region, is expanding its network with 8.5 miles […]

Sustainable Coastal Restoration Work Featured in GEOSTRATA Magazine

The September/October issue of GEOSTRATA Magazine, the official publication of the Geo-Institute, includes a feature by Principal Geotechnical Engineer Dave Eley. The feature focuses on the evolving approach to coastal protection and restoration along the Gulf Coast through the lens of the award-winning Whiskey Island coastal restoration project for Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority […]

Kent South 224th/228th Street Corridor Project Hits Milestone

Earlier this month, contractors installed 24 girders for the South 228th Street Bridge in central Kent, Washington. This is one of the final milestones in the City of Kent’s ongoing South 224th/228th Street Corridor project, which will provide a robust new east-west artery to connect Kent’s communities. The 200-foot-long dual-span bridge will carry South 228th […]

Seattle Family Justice Center Receives National Design-Build Award

Last week, the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) gave the Judge Patricia H. Clark Children and Family Justice Center a National Award of Merit in the “Federal, State, County, Municipal” category of their annual awards. GeoEngineers provided extensive environmental and geotechnical services as a teaming partner to Howard S. Wright Construction on this important and […]

APWA Award for Granary Avenue and Laurel Street Project

GeoEngineers’ Granary Avenue and Laurel Street Project in Bellingham, Washington, has received a National Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) for transportation projects between $5 and $25 million. The project is an important step toward the City of Bellingham’s vision for a revitalized downtown waterfront. Historically, this portion of […]

Redeveloping Riverfront Park

I’ve had the privilege of growing up in Spokane, and it’s been amazing to watch the city change over the past 40 years. During all that time, Riverfront Park has been a part of my life. The historic 100-acre downtown park includes picturesque scenery of the Spokane River, event spaces, two islands and one of […]

Fishing Wars Memorial Bridge Wins APWA Project of the Year

The Fishing Wars Memorial Bridge in Tacoma, Washington won a 2020 Project of the Year Award from the American Public Works Association (APWA) in the $25-$75 million structures category. GeoEngineers Inc. provided geotechnical services for a partial replacement of this heavily trafficked bridge over the Puyallup River. The bridge had been carrying traffic over the […]

Record-Breaking Coastal Restoration Project Receives National ACEC Award

GeoEngineers’ Caillou Lake Headlands restoration project off the Louisiana coast recently won a National Recognition Award in the American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards program. This is the second award the project received from ACEC. In 2019, the project also earned a Grand Award from the Louisiana ACEC chapter for its effectiveness […]

A Groundbreaking Revelation with GeoEngineers

By Kirsten Hooper Kirsten Hooper completed an internship with GeoEngineers this summer after graduating from Seattle University. She then turned that opportunity into full-time work as a field technician as she prepares to return to school to complete a master’s program. That practical experience has helped Kirsten make important decisions about her future and jump-started […]

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