In November 2023, GRI sadly lost one of GRI’s founders and company leaders, H. Stanley Kelsay. Stan left his legacy at GRI as the fiduciary leader helping to keep the company’s finances on track and flourishing. Through his guidance, GRI has grown since its founding days in 1984 to become one of the most successful [...]
In the summer of 2023, the City of Beaverton completed two major water infrastructure projects, increasing the reliability for the growing community demand. GRI played a role in helping bring one of the water infrastructure projects to life, Cooper Mountain Reservoir #2. GRI completed a geotechnical investigation that included geologic information review and site reconnaissance, [...]
GRI is excited to be a part of the project team for the Port of Portland’s Parking Addition and Consolidated Rental Car (PACR) Facility, which was awarded the ACEC Project of the Year! Congratulations to the Port of Portland, KPFF Consulting Engineers, YGH Architecture, JE Dunn, AKS Engineering & Forestry, PAE Engineering, DKS Associates, and [...]

The Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI) Governing Board initiated the Project Excellence Award in 2008 to provide a platform to highlight outstanding projects. This award is designed to acknowledge projects that exhibit exceptional design or construction in coastal, oceans, ports and harbors, or rivers related areas. The award-winning projects are recognized for their […]

Over the summer, the GRI Marketing and Production team participated in GRI Lab Testing 101 hosted by our in-house Lab Manager, Cathleen McMahon, PhD (Cathy). This workshop was a high-level overview of the many tests that GRI can perform in-house after collecting soil and/or rock samples at a project site. Cathy provided her expertise on […]

In Memoriam David Delory Driscoll, Sr. 7/21/1940 - 1/17/2023 David D. Driscoll, Sr., one of GRI’s founders and fearless leaders, has sadly left us to embark on his next journey. Dave left a dual legacy: his family and the firm he helped create. GRI has grown since its founding days to become one of the [...]

2022 DJC Oregon Women of Vision Honoree Christina Villeneuve, RG Director of Business Development & Marketing, Geologist GRI; Director of Business Development & Marketing, Geologist (2020 – Present) Christina oversees all business development operations at GRI, including client relationships, tracking of new and existing markets, guides long-term marketing strategy, and leads the marketing, production, and […]

GRI worked with the client, design team, and contractor to provide geotechnical and pavement engineering services and construction support for the University of Oregon Hayward Field Renovation project. Identifying the unique geotechnical characteristics and challenges of the project site, their recommendations and expertise during design and construction of the project resulted in a practical and […]

A field staff engineer stands near the bottom of a steep precipice, looking intently at their tablet they hold in front of them. With a few taps on the screen, there is a light whirring sound and a drone with multiple spinning rotors slowly approaches the ground in front of the engineer and lands with […]