Recent News


Summer Field Work

8/24/18

Over the summer, two OCI engineers spent most of their time working in the field. Henry Jones and Isaac Fournier share their experiences: Henry worked on a stormwater mapping project with the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT). ...
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OCI Summer Picnic

7/24/18

With summer in full swing, Office Picnic season is upon us. Here at OCI we are not strangers to the ideas of fun and laughter, in fact they embed themselves at the core of who we are. Over this past weekend, on Saturday the 21st, OCI team members ...
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Meet The OCI Summer Interns

7/3/18

The start of summer traditionally means the start of a few things: sunburns, backyard barbecues, and boating. For college students and recent graduates this also means the start of Intern Season. During this intern season, OCI hired Katie Knight and ...
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Projects


Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration


NE 192nd Street Culvert Replacement

12/15/17

OCI completed the alternatives analysis design and construction documents (PS&E) for a 60-foot long 12-foot by 7-foot bottomless precast culvert for Little Swamp Creek at the NE 192nd Street crossing in Kenmore, WA. The culvert will relieve persi...
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Thornton Creek Confluence Project

2/28/14

Location: Seattle, WA OCI was responsible for the TESC and stream bypass plan for this flood management and habitat restoration design project. Deliverables included plans and detail sheets, specifications, engineer's cost estimate, and the Stormw...
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China Creek, Centralia College

2/25/14

Location: Centralia, WA OCI was responsible for the hydrologic, hydraulic and morphology analysis for the improvements to China Creek at Centralia College. Centralia College plans included improvements to China Creek to a more natural cross sectio...
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Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI) / Low Impact Development (LID)


Northshore Summit Park

1/28/15

Location: Kenmore, WA Innovative engineering transformed 3.6 acres of underutilized, waterlogged open space, into a quality multiuse park featuring picnic areas, playgrounds, trails, wetland, and forest.  Ensconced in a residential neighborhood,...
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25th Street Bike and Pedestrian Improvements

2/25/14

Location: Bellingham, WA OCI is responsible for the design and PS&E for the bioretention system and community support. Located along 25th St, between Bill McDonald Pkwy and Douglas Ave, the project includes adding bike lanes and sidewalks on ...
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Redmond Stormwater On-Call

2/25/14

Location: Redmond OCI is under contract to provide stormwater and professional services to the Natural Resources Division for the City of Redmond. OCI is working with the City on Capital Improvement Projects (CIP), such as stream/habitat protectio...
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Monitoring/Environmental Compliance


Ballard Bridge Seismic Retrofit, Phase II

2/26/14

Location: Seattle, WA OCI was contracted to monitor water quality and collect, test, and report on water samples for the Ballard Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project. OCI recorded testing locations on a Water Quality Monitoring Map, and provided daily ...
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Aurora Corridor Improvement Project, Phase II & III

2/25/14

Location: Shoreline, WA As a sub-consultant to HDR, OCI was responsible for the analysis, design, and permitting of all construction stormwater for the City of Shoreline’s Aurora Corridor Improvement Project between N 165th Street to N 205th St...
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Stormwater Management


Golden Gardens Drainage and Stairway Renovation

3/23/17

Location: Seattle, WA The Golden Gardens Drainage and Stairway Renovation project replaced popular yet unsafe and failing stairs with a new ADA-complaint 6 ft. wide concrete stairway in Golden Gardens Park, located along the Puget Sound in Ballar...
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SPU Modeling On-Call

12/13/16

Location: Seattle, WA OCI is a key subconsultant on this modeling on-call contract led by Aqualyze. OCI and Aqualyze team members are working together to update and calibrate system wide sewer models as well as drainage basin models to provide SP...
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NE Inglewood Hill Road Improvements Project

12/13/16

Location: Sammamish, WA Over 5,500 linear feet of new stormwater conveyance and water quality treatment of approximately 3.3 acres of existing pollution generating roadways was constructed in the Inglewood neighborhood to resolve the existing dra...
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Transportation Drainage


I-5 - SR 510 Diverging Diamond Interchange

8/22/18

Construction Bid Opening Date: August 22, 2018 OCI designed the stormwater and temporary sediment and erosion control elements for this WSDOT Design-Bid-Build project located at the I-5/SR 510 (Marvin Road) interchange in the City of Lacey. The pr...
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SR 167 Puyallup River Bridge

2/25/14

Location: Puyallup, WA OCI was responsible for drainage and TESC design for temporary detour and permanent bridge across Puyallup River at the outer limits of City of Puyallup from Milepost 6.19 to 6.25. The project involved removing the existing ...
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SR 99 Tunnel Project

2/25/14

Location: Seattle, WA OCI was under contract with HNTB, part of Seattle Tunnel Partners, and developed site specific and construction phase specific TESC Plans and Narrative for the project. Major areas of concern for erosion and sediment transpor...
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Utilities


Water Line Removal

2/26/14

Location: Bellevue, WA OCI was responsible for the removal of an asbestos concrete waterline suspended 5 feet above Kelsey Creek. The design required coordination with the fish window, evaluation of impacts to the stream, and addressing limited ac...
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Sanitary Sewer Repair Program

2/26/14

Location: Bellevue, WA OCI is currently working under a four-year contract with the City of Bellevue to produce PS&E for approximately 40 sewer repair projects per year. The OCI team identified the sites using the City’s GIS system and its M...
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Sewer Replacement Program

2/26/14

Location: Bellingham, WA Each winter, the City of Bellingham dedicates $2 million to design and construct several miles of sewer pipe replacement. Using the City of Bellingham’s asset management software, the pipes were identified as deficient a...
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