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06.21.17 Parametrix Ranks on Top Intermountain Design Firms List

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Boise, ID - The ENR Mountain States Intermountain Top Design Firms list ranks the largest U.S.-based design firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue. The list includes firms that do work in Idaho, Utah, and Montana. Parametrix ranked number 25 on the ENR Intermountain Top Design Firms 2017 list, up from 28 in 2016. The firm’s largest project in the region by revenue to break ground this year was the Franklin, Black Cat to Ten Mile Widening and Intersection Improvements in Meridian, ID. 83% of Parametrix’s revenue in the Intermountain region comes from transportation projects, followed by 9% from general building, and 3% from sewerage/solid waste projects. The complete ENR Intermountain Top Design Firms 2017 list is available here. About Parametrix Founded in 1969, Parametrix is 100% employee-owned and has offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. Parametrix is comprised of more th...

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06.05.17 Parametrix Selected to Perform Final Design of SR 410/Traffic Ave Interchange Improvements

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Puyallup, WA - The City of Sumner has selected Parametrix to complete the final design of the SR 410/Traffic Ave interchange improvements. Parametrix previously worked with the City of Sumner to complete the planning phase and develop a preferred alternative. The completed project will reduce congestion for motorized access to and across SR 410 and provide increased pedestrian safety by filling in the missing link in the non-motorized system. Construction is set to begin in 2019. A virtual open house of the project is available on the City of Sumer’s website.About ParametrixFounded in 1969, Parametrix has offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. Parametrix is comprised of more than 400 professionals providing multi-disciplinary services in transportation, natural resources, community building, water solutions, and environmental engineering and science.Connect with Parametrix at www.parametrix.com, Facebook, Linked...

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05.22.17 Parametrix Selected to Provide Design Services for Green to Cedar Rivers Trail

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Photo courtesy of King CountySeattle, WA - Parametrix has been selected by King County to provide design services for the south segment of the Green to Cedar River Trail in the Maple Valley and Black Diamond, WA areas. The King County regional trail system is one of the nation’s most extensive multi-use networks, and the Green to Cedar Rivers Trail offers an exciting opportunity to expand that vision. Not only will it offer South Sound communities like Maple Valley and Black Diamond better access to their own facilities, parks, and open spaces, but it will also help to define and preserve the best of the region’s natural landscape. Parametrix brings decades of relevant experience in multi-use regional trail planning and design from concept through construction as well as environmental and engineering specialists who have an understanding of the area. The firm’s experience includes the Lake to Sound Trail, North Creek Trail, and the E...

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05.22.17 Steve Katko, PE Joins Parametrix

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Portland, OR – Parametrix has hired Steve Katko, PE as a Senior Consultant based out of the firm’s Portland office. Katko has over 20 years of experience in transportation engineering including roadway design, urban corridors, and transit. Katko comes to Parametrix from CH2M where he served as the Northwest Transportation Staffing Manager. His experience includes some of Oregon’s most iconic projects such as Multnomah County’s Sellwood Bridge replacement and TriMet’s Portland to Milwaukie Light Rail. At Parametrix, Katko will lead major transportation projects and be instrumental in realizing the firm’s growth strategy for transportation. About Parametrix As a 100-percent employee-owned firm, Parametrix is dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service. Founded in 1969, Parametrix has offices in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. Parametrix is comprised of ...

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05.11.17 NM 1, Crawford Hollow Concrete Box Culvert Receives ACEC Engineering Excellence Award

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Albuquerque, NM – Parametrix received an Engineering Excellence Award from the New Mexico Chapter of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for their work on the New Mexico Department of Transportation’s NM 1, Crawford Hollow Concrete Box Culvert Project. The project involved reconstructing roadway elements that had been destroyed in a flood and providing channel improvements to protect the roadway against damage from erosion due to potential future storm events. The new design had to quickly fix the damaged items so the mobility of residents who use the roadway in this rural part of New Mexico would not be affected. Parametrix provided design solutions for new drainage and roadway structures to provide safe travel to area residents and to protect residents and structures during potential future storm events. Parametrix provided both environmental and engineering services for NM 1 as part of the firm’s contract for on-...

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05.05.17 Parametrix Hires Neil Handyside, PE

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Portland, OR – Parametrix has hired Neil Handyside, PE as Project Delivery Officer. He has 37 years of experience in a variety of roles ranging from design engineer to project manager to leadership. His experience includes strategic engineering leadership, team development, budgetary oversight, and quality assurance and control. Handyside comes to Parametrix from CH2M where he most recently served as the Northwest Geographic Operations Manager. At Parametrix, Handyside will be responsible for ensuring deliverables meet high project quality standards as a part of the firm’s ongoing commitment to client satisfaction. About Parametrix As a 100-percent employee-owned firm, Parametrix is dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service. Founded in 1969, Parametrix has offices in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. Parametrix is comprised of more than 400 profession...

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05.05.17 WSDOT Selects Parametrix for First On-Call UAS Services Contract

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix has been selected by the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to provide on-call unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) services beginning in 2017 for a period of 2 years. This is the first time WSDOT has solicited On-Call UAS services. Parametrix has received their Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Section 333 Exemption (Exemption No. 12308), and also has multiple pilots qualifies under FAA Section 107 which allows them to fly their UAS fleet commercially within the US airspace, on both scheduled and emergency missions. Parametrix’s UAS equipment includes one fixed wing UAS and one rotary wing UAS. The firm will be able to provide 4K camera resolution while shooting video and still imagery from the drone. Bob Pusey, PLS will lead the Parametrix team as Project Manager. Pusey has led the growth of the UAS program at Parametrix. He has also given several presentations on his UAS knowledge, inclu...

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05.02.17 Parametrix Hires Doug Berschauer, PE

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix is pleased to welcome Doug Berschauer, PE back to the firm as a senior consultant in the firm’s water program. Berschauer previously worked for Parametrix from March 1988 to January 2005. He has over 33 years of experience specializing in public works projects and is experienced in planning, analysis, design, and construction management of wastewater conveyance and treatment projects. He has been responsible for all phases of implementation from feasibility studies through start-up assistance at facilities throughout the West Coast and internationally. Berschauer has developed expertise in evaluating innovative technologies and helping clients select the appropriate treatment. He was the project manager for Actiflo pilot studies at Tacoma’s Central Treatment Plant in Washington state. He also designed the first application of Kubota flat plate membrane in North America for the Tulalip Tribes. He has served as...

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05.02.17 SR 520 Floating Bridge Receives Project of the Year Award from APWA Washington

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Photo courtesy of WSDOT.Seattle, WA – The SR 520 Floating Bridge was named APWA Washington Chapter’s Project of the Year for Transportation Projects over $75 million. The award was presented at the APWA Washington Spring Conference in Tacoma, WA.Parametrix has worked in partnership with WSDOT on the SR 520 Floating Bridge project since 1998. The firm was responsible for leading the team in the planning, preliminary engineering and the NEPA Environmental Impact Statement for the project. Parametrix involvement has continued over the last decade as the principal partner with HDR in the final design and construction management for the SR 520 Floating Bridge Replacement project. The SR 520 Floating Bridge is the longest floating bridge in the world and has received several other awards including the Grand Conceptor Award from ACEC in 2017, the Gold Award for Structural Systems from ACEC Washington in 2017, the 2040 Vision Award from the ...

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04.28.17 Parametrix Ranked in Top 500 Design Firms

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Parametrix was ranked 239th nationwide on Engineering News Record's Top 500 Design Firms list. Companies are ranked according to revenue for design services performed in 2016. Parametrix has ranked on ENR's Top 500 Design Firms list consecutively since 2003.About ParametrixFounded in 1969, Parametrix is a 100% employee-owned firm and has offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. Parametrix is comprised of more than 400 professionals providing multi-disciplinary services in transportation, natural resources, community building, water solutions, and environmental engineering and science.Connect with Parametrix at www.parametrix.com, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Interested in becoming an employee-owner at Parametrix? Check out our available opportunities.

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04.27.17 SR 520 Floating Bridge Named Year’s Most Outstanding Engineering Triumph by ACEC

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Seattle, WA – The SR 520 Floating Bridge received the “Grand Conceptor” award at the 50th Engineering Excellence Awards Gala presented by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). This award is given annually to a project that is considered the year’s most outstanding engineering achievement. The award ceremony was held on Tuesday, April 25th in Washington D.C.Working in partnership with WSDOT since 1998 on the project, Parametrix was responsible for leading the team in the planning, preliminary engineering and the NEPA Environmental Impact Statement for the project. Parametrix involvement has continued over the last decade as the principal partner with HDR in the final design and construction management for the SR 520 Floating Bridge Replacement project. Parametrix’s Greg Meadows serves as the project’s Construction Manager.The SR 520 Floating Bridge is the longest floating bridge in the world and has received several...

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04.26.17 I-84 Meridian Road Interchange Receives Engineering Excellence Award from ACEC

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Meridian, ID - On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) recognized the I-84 Meridian Road Interchange project with a 2017 Engineering Excellence Award. The ACEC’s annual Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition recognizes engineering firms for projects that demonstrate a high degree of achievement, value, and ingenuity. The award was presented to Parametrix, the prime consultant responsible for project management, permitting services, engineering design, and construction services, as well as the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD), at ACEC’s annual black-tie EEA gala in Washington D.C.The I-84 Meridian Road Interchange project replaced a severely over capacity diamond interchange with a new Single-Point Urban Interchange (SPUI) and reconstructed over four miles of interstate to provide additional capacity, improve safety, and extend the design life of I-84. The interchange is currently ...

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04.14.17 Silver Avenue Bike Boulevard Improvements Project selected as Multimodal Experience Outstanding Project of the Year

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Albuquerque, NM – The City of Albuquerque’s Silver Avenue Bike Boulevard Improvements Project has been selected as the Multimodal Experience Outstanding Project of the Year by the New Mexico Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (NMASLA). The award recognizes projects that support and advance multimodal travel in the state of New Mexico. The award was presented at NMASLA’s Multimodal Experience event today.Silver Avenue between Yale and Carlisle boulevards accommodates a wide range of users. In addition to motor vehicle traffic, the street is heavily used by pedestrians, bicyclists, and skateboarders. It has been designated by the City of Albuquerque as a bicycle boulevard. Recent development near Silver has increased the traffic and demand for parking on Silver and has raised concerns that the increased conflicts between motorized and non-motorized users may be diminishing safety along the corridor. A “bike- and p...

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04.14.17 Parametrix Hires Jeff Dye, PE

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix has hired Jeff Dye, PE as senior consultant in the firm’s Seattle office. Dye has over 20 years of experience in all civil engineering disciplines, project management, quality management, and general management roles. His project experience includes the Elliot Bay Seawall project and the SR 520 Floating Bridge Replacement and HOV project. At Parametrix, Dye will be joining the environmental planning and compliance group in Seattle as a part of the SR 520 Bridge team, focusing on stormwater management and water resources. As a 100-percent employee-owned firm, Parametrix is dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superior client service. Founded in 1969, Parametrix has offices in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and New Mexico. Parametrix is comprised of more than 400 professionals providing multi-disciplinary services in transportation, natural resources, communit...

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04.07.17 Parametrix Hires John Willis, PE

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Portland, OR – Parametrix has hired John Willis, PE as Senior Vice President of the firm’s Oregon Region. He has over 20 years of experience in transportation engineering including transit, urban corridors, aviation, and maritime. Willis comes to Parametrix from CH2M where he served in various key roles including Portland Area Manager and Northwest Region Transportation Manager. During his time there, Willis was a key part of the firm’s growth and success in the Pacific Northwest. His project experience includes the Seattle Central Waterfront, the Paine Field Airport Dreamlifter Operations Center, and the Portland to Milwaukie Light Rail Extension (West Segment) for TriMet. At Parametrix, Willis will lead the Oregon region and serve on the firm’s Operations Leadership Team. He will also provide transportation leadership company-wide with involvement in significant, strategic transportation pursuits across Parametrix. As a 100-percen...

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04.05.17 Parametrix Hires Don Proctor, PE

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix has hired Don Proctor, PE as a senior engineer in the firm’s Seattle office. Proctor has over 25 years of civil engineering experience including work on municipal roadways, transit, schools, and drainage projects. Proctor comes to Parametrix from PBS Engineering. Prior to that he was with Mead & Hunt. His project experience includes Witte Road corridor for City of Maple Valley, SW 312th Street Widening for City of Federal Way, Parkland Transit Center for Pierce Transit, Boon Road drainage improvements for Island County, Tukwila Station drainage and grading improvements for Sound Transit, and Glacier Peak High School campus for Snohomish School District. At Parametrix, Proctor will be joining the transportation group in Seattle to support increased project work. As a 100-percent employee-owned firm, Parametrix is dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and environmental sciences with superio...

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03.29.17 Parametrix Recognized as WTS Puget Sound Chapter Employer of the Year

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Seattle, WA - Parametrix was recognized at the Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Puget Sound Chapter Scholarship and Awards Gala as Employer of the Year for large firms on March 28, 2017. The awards were first announced last month. Parametrix CEO, Jeff Peacock, PE, as well as Alex Atchison, PE and Jill Czarnecki were at the Gala to accept the award. Leading up to the award, several women in transportation at Parametrix, including Alex Atchison and Jill Czarnecki, were featured on the firm’s blog. Parametrix is proud to be recognized for its diverse workforce. 41% of employee-owners in the firm’s Puget Sound region offices are women and company-wide, 46% of the firm’s senior positions are filled by women. This award honors organizations for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women. As a local chapter winner, Parametrix will advance to the WTS International competition for employer of the year. Founded in 1977, WTS is an internati...

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03.20.17 Parametrix Bend Office Moves Downtown

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Our Bend, OR office, previously located on SW Bluff Drive, has moved to Pacific Park Lane in downtown Bend. The new office officially opened for business on Monday, March 20, 2017. The office occupies over 7,700 square feet of the RiverPointe 2 Building. The new office’s address is 150 NW Pacific Park Lane, Suite 110. The Bend office of Parametrix will continue its commitment to the local Bend community by providing quality engineering, planning, environmental, and surveying services and contributing to community events. Parametrix opened an office in Bend in 2015. This office has completed projects for Sunriver Resort, Crooked River Ranch Water Company, City of Bend, Deschutes County, and many others. The Parametrix Bend office provides expertise in civil engineering, site design, roadways and highways, water systems, utilities, and surveying. Just recently, the office received an Honor Award from the American Council of Engineering...

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03.10.17 Parametrix Hires Anne Timmermans, CCM, LEED AP BD+C

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix has hired Anne Timmermans, CCM, LEED AP BD+C as a senior consultant in our Seattle office. Anne has over 10 years of experience in the industry. She is a recipient of the 2012 Building Design & Construction Magazine “40 under 40” award. She is currently President of the Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America. Anne comes to Parametrix from Jacobs Engineering. Her project experience includes work on the Boeing Composite Wing Center 777x project and various projects at SeaTac Airport including the Consolidated Rental Car Facility and the Baggage Optimization Program. At Parametrix, Anne will be joining the community building group providing program management/construction management (PM/CM) services in the Puget Sound region. She will be strategically engaged to continue our sustained PM/CM growth in the region across transit, port, transportation, schools, and envir...

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02.27.17 Parametrix Hires Vicky Smith, PE

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Portland, OR – Parametrix has hired Vicky Smith, PE as a senior consultant joining the transit services program. She will be based out of our Portland office. Vicky has over 25 years of planning, design and construction management experience for light rail transit projects. She has managed multidisciplinary light rail design teams for TriMet’s Orange Line from Portland to Milwaukie, the Green line along I-205, the Red Line to Portland International Airport, the Columbia River Crossing project, and the Southwest Corridor light rail project. She also has supported the Federal Transit Administration’s project management oversight reviews of major transit capital improvements in California. Vicky represents Parametrix on the Rail~Volution National Steering Committee and is a 2016 Oregon DJC “Women of Vision” award winner. This award recognizes women shaping the built environment in Oregon and Southwest Washington through their leadersh...

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02.17.17 Parametrix Selected to Perform Engineering Services for Battery-Electric Bus Charging Infrastructure

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix has been selected by King County Metro to perform work order engineering services for their battery-electric bus charging infrastructure. King County Metro Transit will be transferring to an all-electric and hybrid bus fleet within three years. They are well on their way to achieving this goal with hybrid buses throughout the fleet and initiation of all electric buses. The key to this project’s success will be to confirm that there are sufficient bus charging stations, both fast and long-term charging stations, throughout the service area. These stations will need to be on-line as soon as possible and operational as the fleet increases in 2017 and 2018. Parametrix has a long history working with Metro on previous and current work order engineering, environmental, and planning contracts, and we look forward to continuing our service to Metro on this work order contract.

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02.15.17 Parametrix Selected for Federal Way City Center Access Project

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Federal Way, WA – Parametrix has been selected by the City of Federal Way to perform alternatives analysis and an environmental update for phase I of the City Center Access project. Parametrix will work with the City to prepare an Interchange Justification Report and environmental documents for a new interchange on I-5. The project is important to achieve the City of Federal Way’s vision for their City Center, a major regional urban center. Parametrix is excited about the opportunity to work with the City of Federal Way again to implement the City Center Vision and move the City Center Access Project forward. The team’s history on the City Center Access Project and other projects in the area will be invaluable to efficiently completing the project.

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02.13.17 Parametrix Selected for King County Metro Transit Speed & Reliability Work Order Contract

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Seattle, WA – Parametrix has been selected by King County Metro for the Transit Speed & Reliability Work Order Contract for the second year in a row. This contract will include engineering, architectural, environmental, and related services necessary to plan and design roadway and intersection projects to improve transit speed and reliability on a work order basis. King County Metro's Transit Speed and Reliability program has become increasingly important to minimize travel time increases for customers and operating costs to Metro. These projects are needed to maintain or improve transit operations on congested city streets throughout King County. Parametrix has a long history of working with Metro on previous and current work order engineering, environmental, and planning contracts, and we look forward to continuing our service to Metro on this work order contract.

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02.08.17 Parametrix Named WTS Puget Sound Chapter Employer of the Year

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Parametrix has been named WTS Puget Sound Chapter's Employer of the Year for large firms.This award honors organizations for recruiting, retaining, and advancing women. As a local chapter winner, Parametrix will advance to the WTS International competition for employer of the year.The award will be presented at the WTS Puget Sound Chapter Scholarship and Awards Gala on March 28, 2017.Founded in 1977, WTS is an international organization dedicated to building the future of transportation through the global advancement of women. Boasting more than 6,500 members--both women and men--WTS is helping women find opportunity and recognition in the transportation industry. Through its professional activities, networking opportunities, and unparalleled access to industry and government leaders, WTS is turning the glass ceiling into a career portal.WTS stands for Women's Transportation Seminar, which was how it was named when founded in 1977 w...

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01.25.17 Five Parametrix Projects Receive ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards

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Five Parametrix projects received Engineering Excellence Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) in both Washington and Oregon.Powell-Butte Highway RoundaboutClient: Deschutes CountyHonor Award, ACEC OregonPoint Defiance Stormwater ProjectClient: City of TacomaNational Silver Award, ACEC WashingtonLOTT Budd Inlet Treatment Plant SES ReplacementClient: LOTT Clean Water AllianceBest in State, Bronze Award, ACEC WashingtonSR 520 Bridge Replacement and HOV ProgramClient: Washington State Department of TransportationGold Award, Structural Systems, ACEC WashingtonParametrix was a member of the HDR GEC team that received the award.Photo courtesy of WSDOTSound Transit Regional High-Capacity Transit System Plan (ST3)Client: Sound TransitGold Award, Studies, Research, and Consulting, ACEC WashingtonParametrix was a member of the Parsons-Brinkerhoff team that received the award.

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01.17.17 Parametrix to Play Significant Role on Team Selected to Complete COMPASS Freight Study

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Photo: Union Pacific Railroad, by Vern Keeslar of Parametrix's Salt Lake City office.Boise, ID - The team of CPCS Transcom Inc., along with Parametrix and American Transportation Research Institute was selected to perform a Freight Study for the Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS). CPCS Transcom Inc. will act as the prime consultant, while Parametrix’s staff in Salt Lake City and Boise will conduct freight land use analysis, support needs analysis, outreach, safety analyses, project identification, cost estimates, and project evaluations. The Community Planning Association of Southwest Idaho (COMPASS) region is a vibrant and growing region—home to over 600,000 residents and many freight-dependent businesses. As COMPASS develops its long-range transportation plan, it is commissioning this study to ensure that the current and future regional transportation system can safely and efficiently accommodate freight a...

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01.16.17 Parametrix Hires Roger Flint

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Seattle, WA – Roger Flint has recently joined Parametrix as Chief Operating Officer. Flint has 30 years of experience in infrastructure development as well as all aspects of public works, transportation, and utility operations. Flint was most recently the Northwest Geographic Manager for Transportation at CH2M Hill where he was responsible for the firm’s operations and business development. His geographic responsibilities were similar to those of Parametrix with locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, New Mexico and Utah. Prior to working at CH2M, Roger worked with the City of Spokane in a variety of increasingly responsible public works positions, culminating in the position of Public Works and Utilities Director and Assistant City Manager. Flint joins Parametrix’s Executive Team and will lead regional operational units and company-wide programs including project delivery. He will also be actively involved in the firm’s business d...

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01.09.17 Parametrix Hires Alex Sylvain, PE

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Spokane, WA – Parametrix has hired Alex Sylvain, PE as a senior engineer in the firm’s Spokane office. Sylvain has 12 years of experience as a civil engineer. His areas of expertise include management, design and construction services for water, wastewater, community building and transportation projects. Sylvain comes to Parametrix from AECOM where he was an office and project manager. His experience includes program management and design of the City of Spokane’s combined sewer overflow (CSO) program. Prior to that Sylvain was with Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. in Phoenix, AZ where he was responsible for project management and design of various private and public works projects. At Parametrix, Sylvain will be responsible for management and design of water, wastewater, community building and transportation projects. As a 100-percent employee-owned firm, Parametrix is dedicated to providing quality engineering, planning, and en...

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01.05.16 Parametrix signed contract to perform preliminary engineering for Downtown Redmond Link Extension

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Seattle, WA – The Sound Transit Board approved a contract award for Parametrix to perform preliminary engineering and environmental services for the Downtown Redmond Link Light Rail Extension. This two-station, 4 mile project will be the final section of East Link, connecting the heart of Redmond to Bellevue, downtown Seattle, and the region’s north-south light rail spine.

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01.04.17 Parametrix Ranked #13 on Oregon Architecture, Engineering & Design Firms List

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Parametrix was ranked number 13 on the Oregon Business 2017 Power Book for Architecture, Engineering & Design Firms. The list ranks firms by number of licensed professionals in Oregon and Southwest Washington.

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01.03.2017 Parametrix to Prepare Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Southwest Corridor Light Rail Project

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The Harbor Structure in Southwest Portland, near where the Southwest Corridor will tie in with the Orange Line. Photo courtesy of TriMet. Portland, OR – Parametrix was selected by Oregon Metro to prepare the NEPA environmental impact statement for the Southwest Corridor Light Rail project, a proposed 12-mile light rail extension from Downtown Portland to Tigard and Tualatin. The EIS is considering station and alignment options, maintenance facilities, park and rides, and related road, bike and walkway improvements in the cities of Portland, Tigard, and Tualatin. In addition to the cities, partner agencies for the project include TriMet, the Federal Transit Administration, Washington County and the Oregon Department of Transportation.

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