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May 22, 2017

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

Full-Depth Reclamation of Pavement Full-depth reclamation (FDR) of pavement is an alternative rehabilitation technique that uniformly pulverizes and blends together stabilizing agents with worn-out asphalt concrete pavement and a portion of the underlying materials.  The end result is a sustainable, cost-effective, and green approach to stabilized base course that is ready for a new pavement […]

September 8, 2015

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

Mike, Lindsi, and Christina joined our Beaverton office in August 2015.  Mike and Lindsi have been extremely busy in expanding our pavement engineering group and are currently developing new strategies to enhance GRI’s services.  Christina was sent to the field during her first week and is currently shadowing our project engineers for several of our […]

August 26, 2015

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

GRI specializes in engineering services for deep foundations and dynamic pile load testing with the Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA). The advantages of using our PDA services include the following:  – Reduces Project Costs  – Confirms Pile Capacity Estimates – Evaluates Pile Damage or Integrity – Provides Pile Hammer Efficiency – Provides Pile Stresses During Driving […]

June 19, 2014

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

On June 19, we gathered with friends and family to show off our modern new Beaverton office and celebrate our 30th anniversary.  We’ve come a long way since 1984 — our original staff of seven has grown to 33 talented and hardworking individuals, and we’ve opened offices in Vancouver, Washington, and Brookings, Oregon. As we […]

March 6, 2014

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

After months of planning and construction, the move is over and we’re finally enjoying our spacious, modern new offices and laboratory on Nimbus Avenue! Thanks to the tireless guidance of GRI office manager Patty Norgaard, the transition went off without a hitch, and we are up and running just in time to celebrate our 30th […]

June 24, 2013

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

The 5th anniversary of our Vancouver office was celebrated last month with a Cinco de Mayo-themed open house.  Nearly 50 of our favorite clients and friends joined the festivities.  Mayahuel Catering prepared a delicious assortment of savory brochetas, mini tamales, carnitas, esquites, nopal salad, and sweet potato empanadas and arroz con leche for dessert. Our […]

March 26, 2013

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

This past winter, just as our new Brookings office was getting started, Oregon’s south coast was hit by a large storm that cost the City of Brookings up to $1.7 million in repair of storm-related damage. One of the most expensive repairs is associated with the loss of the Beach Avenue sewer lift station, which […]

January 15, 2013

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

We are pleased to announce that Chris Ell has joined GRI as a senior geotechnical engineer. He heads our new branch office in Brookings, Oregon. Chris is a registered professional engineer in Oregon and California and professional geotechnical engineer in Oregon. He has 12 years of geotechnical experience on a variety of notable public and […]

July 16, 2012

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by: mdodgson

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Categories: Company Updates

We are pleased to announce the addition of Mike Marshall to the GRI team as a Project Geologist. Mike has 9 years of experience in environmental investigations, geologic and natural hazard evaluations, hydrogeologic studies, and GIS analysis and modeling. He earned a BS degree in geology from Portland State University and is conducting landslide research and characterizing a […]