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We’ve Moved!

Today is our first day in our new office. Please update your records. Stanley Plaza Building 1157 3rd Avenue, Suite 219 Longview, WA 98632  

Carol Ruiz Presents at ASCE Pipelines Conference

Carol Ruiz presented at the ASCE Pipelines Conference along with David Higgins with Shannon & Wilson. The presentation on the Design of Utility Pipelines Through an Active, Urban Landslide includes information about how challenges were addressed during the design and construction of the City of Astoria, 11th Street Combined Sewer Overflow Separation project.

Gibbs & Olson Attends 2013 IACC Conference

Paula Coviello and Vicki Wiggins of Gibbs & Olson attended the Infrastructure Assistance Coordinating Council (IACC) Conference in Wenatchee in October. The IACC is an organization comprised of state and federal agencies, local government associations, and nonprofit technical assistance organizations that provide technical or financial assistance to local jurisdictions. The conference provides an opportunity to […]

Gibbs & Olson – Proud Supporter of the Lower Columbia College STEM Institute

Almost everything about our world—all the things we do, touch and know— are in some way tied to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). As civil engineers and land surveyors, STEM is a big piece of our daily work at Gibbs & Olson. We enjoyed participating in the 2013 STEM Institute program hosted by Lower […]

City of Longview Highlands Trail Project Receives Award

Congratulations to the City of Longview, their Highlands Trail project recently received a 2013 FHWA/WSDOT Projects of Excellence Award for Best Special Project. The Highlands Trail Project provides a critical recreational link along the bordering residential community to their adjoining parks and open spaces, and provides a significant contribution to the completion of the Cowlitz […]

Gibbs & Olson Awarded Astoria, Oregon 11th Street Combined Sewer Overflow Project

Gibbs & Olson was selected to complete surveying, design and construction phase services for the City’s combined sewer overflow (CSO) separation project. The project includes over 9,000 feet of new storm sewer pipe along 8th through 12th Streets. The $6 million project represents the next step in completing the City’s 20 year program of reducing […]

Industrial Park at TransAlta Selects Gibbs & Olson for Economic Development Project

In May 2013 Industrial Park at TransAlta selected Gibbs & Olson to provide engineering and permit assistance services for the first phase infrastructure of improvements to 143 acres of reclaimed mining lands. This project will prepare the site for industrial use and will help attract economic opportunities to Lewis County. Improvements to be completed include […]

Rich Gushman Presents At 2013 WOW Conference

Rich Gushman, president of Gibbs & Olson, was on hand at the 2013 Washington Operator Workshop (WOW) Conference to present his expertise on “How to Effectively Reduce Collection System I & I Flows” and discuss lessons learned on past projects. Gibbs & Olson has over 30 years of effective I&I removal project experience. Rich has […]

City of Longview Awards Gibbs & Olson Lake Sacajawea Flushing Project

Gibbs & Olson was hired by the City of Longview to evaluate alternatives to provide flushing water to Lake Sacajawea that will allow the city to maintain aesthetics and water quality in the Lake. The City constructed a new regional water treatment plant. Following construction of the new plant, an alternative means of providing “flushing […]