Tag: Technical Excellence

New US 21 Bridge is Vital Link to South Carolina Barrier Islands

For more than 80 years, the US 21 Harbor River Bridge was the only way to access a string of three barrier islands on the South Carolina coast. It was also the only hurricane evacuation route available to the several thousand people who call Fripp and Harbor Island home. Over the years the low swing-span […]

GEOSTRATA Features Unique Wings Over Washington Project 

GEOSTRATA’s October/November issue features an article by Associate Geotechnical Engineer Lyle Stone on the one-of-a-kind Wings Over Washington development project. In the feature, Lyle explains this challenging and unique project and the creative solutions GeoEngineers and teaming partners used to build on a century-old historic pier. Wings Over Washington is a multimedia theater where guests can experience a simulated flight over the Puget Sound thanks to hydraulic […]

Port of Alaska Modernization Wins PDCA Project of the Year 

The Pile Driving Contractors Association (PDCA) selected a GeoEngineers project, the Port of Alaska Modernization, as a PDCA Project of the Year. GeoEngineers’ Construction Design Group worked closely with prime contractor Pacific Pile & Marine to complete phase 1 of this ambitious project late last year.  The Port of Alaska Modernization set out to construct a new loading platform and approach trestle […]

New Coastal Restoration Project Featured in The Advocate

A new coastal restoration project near Cameron Meadows, Louisiana, is the latest teaming effort between GeoEngineers and the state’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). The project was mentioned in the August 22 issue of The Advocate, as part of a sobering assessment of Cameron Parish’s coastline restoration efforts. Read the full article over at […]

HDD Feature Published in Trenchless Technology Magazine

Principal Geotechnical Engineer Mark Miller recently published a feature article in Trenchless Technology magazine’s 2021 HDD Guide, the leading trenchless engineering publication in the United States. The feature explains how engineers can reduce risks in their Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) projects through thoughtful planning and preparation. The magazine’s managing editor asked Mark to write the […]

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 […]

DJC Oregon Readers Recognize GeoEngineers as Best Local Firm

GeoEngineers has been named Best Geotechnical/Environmental Engineering Firm in the 2020 Oregon DJC Reader Rankings contest. This is the fourth year the Portland-based Daily Journal of Commerce has hosted the contest, which asks readers to vote for their favorite companies in the local A/E/C industry. The firm has been a fixture in Portland since four […]

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 […]

Swift Green Line Wins Award at WTS Gala

On March 7, a GeoEngineers project won an Innovative Transportation Solutions Award from WTS (Women in Transportation Seminar) at the organization’s WTS Puget Sound Annual Scholarship and Awards Gala. WTS recognized the Swift Green Line Project, a new 12-mile rapid transit bus line running from Bothell, a suburb of Seattle, Washington, to Paine Field Airport […]

Legacy Mine Closure: Managing and Identifying your Risk

The mining industry is an essential cornerstone of our modern society. Without minerals harvested from the earth, there’d be no smartphones, computer chips or cars. But in the past, extracting minerals from the ground has been a complex and sometimes damaging process. Abandoned and legacy mines across the United States may pose risks to the […]

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