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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 […]

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 […]

A dedication ceremony was held on September 19, 2014, for the new Southridge High School Community Plaza, which honors active military and deceased members of the Southridge and greater Beaverton communities.  The plaza is located on the east side of the Southridge High School football stadium and includes open walkways and low walls etched with […]

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 […]

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 […]

On March 16th, GRI hit the streets of Portland along with 35,000 participants in the 35th annual Shamrock Run, benefitting the OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.  Nearly a third of our staff along with friends and family participated in the various events ranging from a 5k walk to 15k run up Terwilliger Boulevard.  The morning started […]

We are excited to announce that Scott Schlechter has been promoted to Principal at GRI. Scott joined GRI in 2000 after completing his Master’s degree in Civil/Geotechnical Engineering at Oregon State University.  Throughout his career, Scott has excelled, quickly becoming recognized as a leader in the field.  In 2011, Scott’s efforts were recognized by the […]

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 […]

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 […]