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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...


Principal Elected Chair of Missouri Air Conservation Commission
Feb 16, 2016

The Missouri Air Conservation Commission elected Principal Geological Engineer Gary Pendergrass as chair at its meeting earlier this month. This is Gary’s third term as chair during the nine years he’s served on the seven-member commission. Gary leads GeoEngineers’ environmental...


Sustainable Bridge Project Receives Greenroads Silver Certification
Feb 11, 2016

A recently completed GeoEngineers bridge and roadway improvements project earned a Greenroads Silver Certification for its environmentally sustainable design and construction. GeoEngineers provided geotechnical design services for the James Street Bridge and Roadway Improvements project in Bellingham, Washington. In addition to vehicle, bicycle and...


Marquee Trenchless Project Wins ACEC Missouri Grand Award
Feb 9, 2016

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Missouri chapter honored GeoEngineers’ Direct Pipe® crossing of the Sabine Neches Waterway with a Grand Award at their annual Engineering Excellence Award Banquet on Friday night. This is...


Field Notes

Take a Stand for Science
BY MIKE HUTCHINSON, LG, LHG
Air Quality Modeling: Solutions Through Simulation
BY JOSEPH STOLLE, PE

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