Recent News


Making More Than A Park

3/12/20

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, Osborn Consulting joined the University of Washington in celebrating projects by Pacific Northwest landscape architects at the Out in Front: Landscape Leading opening reception. This biannual 2-week exhibition is sponso...
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OCI Presentations at PNCWA 2019

9/4/19

Tarelle Osborn and Robert Parish, two of Osborn Consulting’s Principal Engineers, will present at the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association 2019 Conference next week (September 8-11). The PNCWA Conference will be held in Portland, OR, for 3-day...
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Osborn Consulting’s Spokane Office is Now Open!

7/1/19

Osborn Consulting is excited to announce the opening of our Spokane office! Located in the heart of downtown Spokane, our newest office allows Eastern Washington clients and teaming partners easy access to our team members and resources. Our S...
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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 Storm...
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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 secti...
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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 neig...
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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 protecti...
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Monitoring and 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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Research and Effectiveness Studies


Eastern Washington Effectiveness Study Development

9/23/19

Aimee Navickis-Brasch, Phd, PE served as the Project Manager and Principal Investigator for this multiphase study as part of the Monitoring and Assessment requirements defined in Section S.8 of the Eastern Washington Phase II NPDES Municipal St...
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Bioretention Soil Media Study

9/23/19

Aimee Navickis-Brasch, Phd, PE served as the Principal Investigator and Project Manager for this research project which was conducted in collaboration with the City of Spokane, The Lands Council, the University of Idaho, and Gonzaga University. The ...
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Stormwater Management, Planning, and Compliance


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 B...
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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 provi...
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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 existin...
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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 p...
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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 transpo...
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Utilities Planning and Design


Sewer Relining Program

2/8/19

OCI is leading Seattle Public Utilities’ (SPU) Sewer Relining Program to provide bid documents and construction assistance for using CIPP on over 200 drainage, sanitary sewer, and combined sewer pipes. The program’s primary objective is to renew...
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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 a...
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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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