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‘Awards and Recognition’ Category

January 19, 2021

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by: jcapistrano

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Categories: Awards and Recognition, Project Milestones

In 2016, the OSU president as part of the Marine Science Initiative Program announced that they were bringing on a team to design a groundbreaking research facility to withstand a magnitude 9.0 earthquake and tsunami. A first for the engineering community and model for the industry, the building demonstrates how a multi-disciplinary team of university […]

January 15, 2021

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by: jcapistrano

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Categories: Awards and Recognition, Project Milestones

Through an on-call contract with the Port of Vancouver USA, GRI conducted a pavement evaluation at Terminal 2 to develop rehabilitation and reconstruction recommendations for approximately 6.5 acres of asphalt pavement. The pavement rehabilitation analysis was conducted to estimate the structural strengthening requirements based on the existing pavement structural capacity, the subgrade support conditions, and […]

March 9, 2016

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Awards and Recognition

The principals of GRI have provided the Port of Portland (Port) with geotechnical, environmental, and seismic-related consulting services for over 30 years.  The geotechnical services have primarily involved floodplain and waterfront developments along the Columbia and Willamette Rivers.  Notable projects include concourses, parking structures, and roadway expansion projects at Portland International Airport; multiple water-transportation terminals, […]

September 28, 2015

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Awards and Recognition

The Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) announced in June that the 2015 Project Excellence Award in the Large Project Category was awarded to GRI and KPFF Consulting Engineers for the Port of Newport International Terminal Renovation.  GRI Principal, Scott Schlechter accepted the award at the ASCE ceremony held in Boston, Massachusetts earlier this month.  […]

January 6, 2014

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Awards and Recognition

The American Council of Engineering Companies’ (ACEC) Engineering Excellence Awards is an annual design competition that recognizes engineering achievements that demonstrate the highest degree of merit and ingenuity. Recognition is given at three levels: Honor Award, Grand Award, and Project of the Year. In January 2014, ACEC-Oregon recognized GRI and KPFF Consulting Engineerswith a 2014 […]

July 3, 2012

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Awards and Recognition

NOAA’s new Marine Operation Center – Pacific in Newport, Oregon, received Honorable Mention in the American Society of Civil Engineers Region 8 Major Project of the Year competition for 2011. ASCE Region 8 includes OR, WA, ID, MT, AK, UT, NV, AZ, and HI. GRI and KPFF Consulting Engineers completed the geotechnical and civil engineering design efforts for […]

January 19, 2012

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Awards and Recognition

GRI received three awards at the ACEC-Oregon Engineering Excellence 2012 awards banquet on January 11.  The entry for the NOAA Marine Operation Center – Pacific project in Newport, Oregon, won both a Grand Award in the Special Project category and the People’s Choice Award. GRI and KPFF Consulting Engineers completed the geotechnical and civil engineering […]

November 14, 2011

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Awards and Recognition

Congratulations to Walker Macy for winning the American Society of Landscape Architect’s Oregon Chapter 2011 merit award for Analysis and Planning for Cottonwood Canyon State Park on the John Day River in eastern Oregon.  In July 2011, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission approved the Comprehensive Plan for the new park, which will become Oregon’s second largest […]