Working with APWA transportation committee, Jerry led and promoted Porous Pavement’s Success technical session on 2017 Fall Conference. He moderated the well-attended session with 56 people. Big thanks go to Mark Palmer from the City of Puyallup and Jessica Knickerbocker from the City of Tacoma, for their great presentations and productive questions and answers. Also, WHPacific would like to thank Jerry Liu and his commitment to the APWA and the betterment of Seattle's infrastructure.
WHPacific is happy to announce that Jordan Cools recently earned his PE from Portland State University. Jordan has been with the company since 2013, and performs his work out of our Portland location as a Bridge Engineer/Civil Designer. Congratulations Jordan on a job well done!
Last week a dozen volunteers (and significant others) from our Portland office participated in the SOLVE Oregon Beach and Riverside cleanup project. SOLVE estimates that over 4,600 volunteers picked up approximately 72,000 POUNDS OF TRASH and marine debris from 140 statewide project sites. WHPacific’s selected site was Walton Beach on Sauvie Island. WHPacific and our coordinator Mike Dane would like to personally thank each volunteer and family member for putting in their time to keep our shorelines beautiful. Dave Nafie, Director of Aviation put together this great video to document the cleanup effort. The amount of liter and waste picked [...]
The grand opening of the New Zuni Airport is today at 10:00am. It is the first new airport in New Mexico in more than 20 years. In 2009, WHPacific was selected as the airport consultant for the Pueblo of Zuni. WHPacific's scope of work included site selection, ALP development, environmental clearances, archaeological mitigation, grant management, design and construction management. The new airport replaces the existing facility located in Black Rock, NM and will be instrumental in Medevac operations for the tribe and the surrounding area. In our Albuquerque office, Beth Schatz, Aaron Prentice, Alice Rego, Joe Alexa, Jackie Lin, Bill Foster, Bill [...]
Staff in our Albuquerque office attended the Associated General Contractors Best Building celebration earlier this month. They were there to accept an award for their work on the Albuquerque International Sunport New Snow Barn Complex. The project was part of their on-call with the City of Albuquerque's Aviation department. WHPacific provided the programming, design, and construction administration services. Congratulations Albuquerque!
Albuquerque was recently ranked #3 out of all American Indian-Owned Business in New Mexico. The rankings were provided by Albuquerque Business First and were determined by the total 2016 NM revenue. Congrats, Albuquerque!