WHPacific was the lead consultant on a 15+ year effort to build a new airport for the Pueblo of Zuni in New Mexico. The Andrew Othole Memorial Airport recently won the 2018 FAA Airport of the Year Award in the Southwest Region. This time, the award is for Engineering News Record (ENR) Top Projects in the Airports/Transit category for the Southwest Region. WHPacific was responsible for the following scope of work for this amazing project: - Site Selection Study - Prepare an Airport Layout Plan - Obtain required environmental clearances (archaeological resource recovery and mitigation) - Prepare and manage grant [...]
We are pleased to announce that Adam Miera, PE has joined the WHPacific team as a Project Manager in the Albuquerque office. Adam comes to us with over 10 years of experience in transportation and traffic engineering. Adam received a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering from New Mexico State University in 2007. Having served both the private and public sectors, he has expertise in all aspects of project management including: funding, initial scoping, project development, design, construction and client relationships. When not working, Adam enjoys spending time with his family and getting away to fish. And thanks to some [...]
Frank Fitzpatrick, PLS Receives Letter of Recognition From The Board of Profession Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists
Frank Fitzpatrick, one of our PLS’s in San Diego recently received a Letter of Recognition from the Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists for his 40 years of service to the citizens of California. We are proud to have Frank on our team in San Diego. He is an endless book of knowledge and an invaluable resource to WHPacific. Congrats Frank on 40 years of outstanding work! “The Board would like to take this opportunity to recognize your outstanding efforts and the scale of commitment you have maintained over the last 40 years to provide professional service to [...]
Under the stewardship of Gil Gallegos, WHPacific’s Business Development Manager in Albuquerque, thirteen communities have seen their infrastructure planning projects come to fruition. Projects that are ready to go fare better in the evaluation process underscoring the need for communities to plan in advance and have a definitive strategy to get their projects funded. Gil is an invaluable resource to the rural communities in New Mexico. It is our honor and privilege to assist in the planning efforts and educate the decision-makers about the nuances of requesting funds. Since joining WHPacific in 2014 Gil has assisted eight municipalities, one pueblo, [...]
For 5+ straight years, WHPacific has been featured in the ENR Top 500 List, and this year is no different. Not only were we listed again, but we jumped 50 spots! Thank you to all our hard-working personnel and all our loyal, trusting clients as this would not be possible without you!
WHPacific has worked with numerous communities in New Mexico to prepare Asset Management Plans (AMPs) for infrastructure such as the water and/or sanitary sewer systems. Some of the plans have included storm drain, natural gas lines, roads and property as well. Generally the plans have been prepared in accordance with New Mexico Finance Authority (NMFA) guidelines and following the procedures given in the A.M. KAN Work! Manual. Often preparation of overall mapping of the utility system is paramount to the community. We work closely with the public works staff and village or town clerk to determine the special concerns of [...]