KPG’s Construction Services Department Manager, Jordan, kicks off our #kpgadventures post with a few throwbacks from his travels to La Push, WA and bike riding at Duthie Mountain Bike Park. Comment 🙌 below if you’re getting out this weekend too! ⬇️
As part of a multi-phased project, KPG provided transportation analysis, design, and construction management services to improve the segment of SE 40th Street between Island Crest Way and Gallagher Hill Road. Design included adding sidewalks, pedestrian safety enhancements, traffic signal modifications, ADA curb ramps, bicycle facilities, and illumination.
Wiehl Road. Josh Fedora, department manager at KPG’s Wenatchee office, explains how we partnered with Kittitas County to deliver a safer and wider Wiehl Road. Complete with creative retaining wall solutions that lowered the overall project cost.
Happy Veterans Day! We are happy to have many veterans working at KPG and would like to show our gratitude by doing a special #throwbackthursday to KPG’s very own Melvin Carden, who just last year served across seas. We thank you for your sacrifice and bravery, and wish you all a very happy Veterans Day! #throwbackthursday #veteransday...
KPG performed analysis and final design for a mini-roundabout at the intersection of SE 40th St & 138th Ave SE. Additional design elements included site survey, traffic calming devices, landscaping and irrigation system, storm system modifications, and providing a cement concrete sidewalk along the Tyee Middle School frontage.
Happy National Mentoring Day! Today we would like to recognize the meaningful connections at KPG through our mentors’ and mentees’ relationships. National Mentoring Day was created with the intention to share the value of mentoring, while encouraging more to get involved. While 97% of those with a mentor say they’re valuable, 85% of people do not have one. Learn more about the impact of mentoring at www.nationalmentoringday.com, and tag your mentor below!
Vantage Highway. KPG has been busy participating in the IACC and APWA conferences. Watch our Wenatchee Civil Engineering Department Manager, Josh Fedora, showcase our work on a 6-mile stretch of Vantage Highway for Kittitas County on Instagram TV. What do you think of that fiber-reinforced asphalt?
Our Landscape Architecture and Urban Design teams are taking over KPG’s social media platforms this week!
The Landscape Architecture team works closely with the engineers at KPG to create designs that are functional and beautiful. From parks, to trails, to roadway projects, they envision outdoor spaces that support human and non-human creatures alike.
Learn more about our Landscape Architecture team here: https://www.kpg.com/expertise/landcape-architecture/
Learn more about our Urban Design team here: https://www.kpg.com/expertise/urban-design/
KPG provided design, engineering, and construction services for Lakehaven Water & Sewer District within the Marine Hills neighborhood area, specifically located at SW 300th Street, SW 298th Street, 11th Avenue SW, 10th Avenue SW, 9th Avenue SW, 8th Avenue SW, and the surrounding vicinity.
The project included replacement of approximately 4,930 feet of AC water main, replacement of approximately 1,100 feet of concrete stormwater piping, and pavement rehabilitation.
Happy Native American and Indigenous Peoples' Day! To celebrate, we would like to highlight the @cowlitztribe. The Cowlitz Indian Tribe has about 1,400 members and is located on 152-acres in Clark County, Washington. One of KPG’s survey team members, Ron, is an active member and has fond memories of his family helping serve on the council, including a time when his aunts traveled to Washington DC to celebrate the tribe being federally recognized in 2000.
The Cowlitz Indian Tribe has created a fun language app, so if you are interested in learning the names of birds, animals, plants, and more, try downloading the Cowlitz Salish Vocab Builder on your smart phone!
World Habitat Day was originated by The United Nations to recognize and reflect the basic need for shelter for all. Observed each year on the first Monday of October, World Habitat Day is intended to remind us that we shape the future of our cities and towns. This year’s theme is accelerating urban action for a carbon-free world by calling local governments to action.
Learn more about what towns and cities are doing this year for World Habitat Day at https://urbanoctober.unhabitat.org/whd, and if you are ready to get involved, connect with local chapters at https://www.habitat.org/local/affiliate?zip=98116
KPG provided landscape architecture, urban design, and illumination to a section of the Mountains to Sound Greenway, a trail that stretches over 100 miles from Seattle to Ellensburg. This new 1.2-mile section is located between Factoria Boulevard and 148th Ave SE in Bellevue’s Eastgate neighborhood, and it provides a critical connection within the regional multimodal trail network for pedestrians, cyclists, and transit users. Our LA/Urban Designers will share more about this project when they take over our social media accounts in mid-October!
KPGers participated in the International Coastal Cleanup Day 2021 at the Des Moines Marina with Seattle Dive Tours. About 100 volunteers, including 25 divers, collected over 500 pounds of marine debris. Underwater items included a skateboard, bicycle, and an electric skateboard.