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 […]

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 […]

Tadesse Meskele, PhD, PE, has been selected by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) as a member of the 2020 Class of Housner Fellows. After a rigorous and competitive application process, Dr. Meskele is one of six Fellows selected by the EERI Housner Fellows Management Committee for the 2020 Class. During his two-year commitment to […]

GRI was part of a consultant team for the Vancouver Waterfront Park and Grant Street Pier project that took top honors as ACEC Oregon’s 2019 Project of the Year and received the People’s Choice Award! It was an honor to work with such a great team to create public access to the river for the […]