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Meridian Interchange Wins ASCE Project of the Year Award
Aug 29, 2016

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) selected GeoEngineers’ Meridian Interchange Project as their 2015 Region 8 Project of the Year. The award recognizes project excellence, and is only given to one project (with a budget greater than $10 million) in each ASCE region....


Earthquake Protection for Historic Seattle Pier and Restaurant Wins Recognition
Jun 17, 2016

A GeoEngineers project, Ivar’s Pier 54 Seismic Upgrades and Renovation in Seattle, Washington, has been recognized with two additional awards. The Seattle Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gave the project an Honor Award in the structural category as a Local Outstanding Civil Engineering Project, and project...


GeoEngineers Assists with Deepest Excavation in New Orleans History
May 16, 2016

GeoEngineers harnessed cutting-edge modeling to assist with the deepest excavation in New Orleans history, and protect the city from future disasters. Constructors for the Permanent Canal Closure and Pumps project recently completed excavation for the 17th Street, London Avenue, and Orleans Avenue Canal...


GeoEngineers Hosts ADA Innovation Hack-a-Thon
Apr 26, 2016

More than 40 university students came together at a “hack-a-thon” event last week to brainstorm technical solutions to some of the challenges disabled users face riding public transit in Pierce County, Washington. The technical proposals emerging from the collaborative development event, or hack-a-thon, will serve as a starting point for Pierce Transit as they seek to improve the transit...


New SR 520 Floating Bridge Complete
Apr 4, 2016

The long-awaited replacement SR 520 Bridge over Lake Washington is now open to traffic. The new bridge provides a major six-lane artery connecting Seattle, Washington to Bellevue and suburbs to the east. GeoEngineers played a pivotal role on the Kiewit-General-Manson Joint Venture design-build team, providing...


Senior Principal J. Gordon Elected to GeoEngineers' Board of Directors
Mar 10, 2016

GeoEngineers shareholders elected Senior Principal J. Gordon to the GeoEngineers Board of Directors during their annual meeting on March 5. J. brings more than 35 years of engineering experience and institutional knowledge to this new governance and leadership role.

“It is an exciting time because we are going through the fourth CEO change in our history, and putting together our new...


Mike Hutchinson Named GeoEngineers CEO
Mar 7, 2016

GeoEngineers is pleased to announce this week that Principal Geologist Michael Hutchinson has been named the firm’s fourth CEO in its 36 years of operations. Hutchinson joined the firm in 2002 and previously led operations in the company’s Puget Sound region. He is a native of Tacoma, Washington and received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Western Washington University.

“I’m...


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