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International Women in Engineering Day

Herrera is excited to celebrate International Women in Engineering Day 2017 with our fabulous female engineers: Carol Slaughterbeck Alice Lancaster Rebecca Dugopolski Mary Larkin Meghan Feller Colleen Mitchell Jess Brown Kristen Matsumura Christina Avolio Anneliese Sytsma Meghan Mullen Valerie Wu Heidi Houck Katie Wingrove Thanks ...

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Seattle Works Day

Last Saturday a crew from Herrera spent the day volunteering for Seattle Works Day, an annual event matching up teams across the City with local non-profits. The day brought out over 1,000 volunteers across the City, helping over 50 different non-profits. This year we were paired with Seattle Audubon, perfect for the many bird lovers among ...

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Bike to Work / Bike Everywhere!

May is Bike to Work Month and we're loving every spandex clad second of it! Here's some stats from our month on the move: How many Herrera bikers this year? 24 How many miles do we anticipate biking this month?  3,580 by the end of the month Company CO2 reduction from biking rather than driving for the month? 3,400 lbs Longest ...

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Delridge GSI Retrofit for CSO Control

Herrera just wrapped up a 13 block green infrastructure (GSI) retrofit for the City of Seattle. This GSI retrofit was built in the right-of-way to reduce combined sewer overflows to Longfellow Creek and was designed in partnership with a neighborhood greenway project in the Delridge neighborhood to enhance pedestrian mobility and increase ...

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March for Science

Herrerians were out in force on Saturday joining the thousands in Seattle and across the world who marched for science. The march is part of a non-partisan movement to celebrate science and the role it plays in everyday lives. The goal of the march was to emphasize that science upholds the common good and to call for evidence-based policy in the ...

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Plaza and Green Stormwater Infrastructure at 811 Stark in Portland

Herrera designed the streetscape and urban plaza at 811 SE Stark Street in Portland, Oregon. This new mixed use building sits at a busy 5-way street intersection. Herrera worked with Works Progress Architecture to integrate a modern streetscape that would provide an intimate haven from the chaos of the adjacent roadway. An aspen grove is planted ...

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The Mysterious ‘Weir Master’ of Black Diamond

Nice to hear a familiar voice on the radio! Our own Rob Zisette talking about the state of our lakes on KUOW. Searching for the mysterious 'weir master' of Black Diamond | KUOW News and Information Our region’s rapid growth is straining our lakes, especially little lakes on the fringes of urban areas. Listen or read here.

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Pasado’s Safe Haven

Herrera is thrilled to be providing civil site design services for the expansion of Pasado’s Safe Haven Animal Sanctuary just north of Sultan, WA. Our work includes site, utility, stormwater, and onsite wastewater design services to support new animal and caretaker living quarters on the existing site. Pasado's Safe Haven rescues and/or provides ...

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Herrera’s Corporate Values

Herrera is managed to a triple bottom line. This means our business decisions and how we conduct ourselves are driven not only by profit, but also by our community values and our passion for environmental stewardship. Herrera supports the rights and dignity of persecuted or disenfranchised people, we support the use of science to inform policy ...

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Herrera Scientist Contributes to Emerging Noise Attenuation Technology for Pile Driving

Washington State Department of Transportation, University of Washington Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Construction Technologies, the Seattle start-up where Herrera’s Associate Scientist Julie Hampden has been working part-time, recently released a report on the full-scale testing of a new quiet pile technology in Puget Sound. ...

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