Recent News


OCI Gives Back: Marymoor Park Tree Planting

10/30/17

On Saturday, October 28, OCI team members and their families volunteered with the King County Parks and Recreation Department at Marymoor Park. The volunteer event was a part of King County's initiative to plant one million trees by 2020 across King ...
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OCI Takes to the Green for ASCE Golf

8/23/17

OCI Project Manager Ann Bryant took to the green last Friday (August 18, 2017) to form "The Dream Team" at ASCE Seattle's annual golf tournament. The Dream Team was the only all-female team to compete in the tournament and had a great time playing to...
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Tarelle Osborn - 40 Under 40 Honoree

8/4/17

The Puget Sound Business Journal, since 1999, has shined the spotlight on local leaders through their 40 Under 40 awards program. Young business leaders from all sectors of the business community are nominated and apply for this prestigious recogniti...
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OCI's Golden Gardens Project Wins LOCEA Award

7/14/17

On Wednesday, July 5 2017, OCI was presented with an award at the ASCE Seattle Chapter's Local Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (LOCEA) award ceremony. The award was for our project with Seattle Parks and Recreation at Golden Gardens Park, w...
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Projects


Fish Passage and Habitat Restoration


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 6,100 linear feet of new stormwater conveyance and water quality treatment for over 2.6 acres of existing PGIS was constructed in the Inglewood neighborhood to resolve the existing drainage problems and support future...
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Transportation Drainage


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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I-405/NE 195th Street to SR 527

2/25/14

Location: Bothell, WA OCI was responsible for TESC Plan Sheets and TESC Plan Narrative to add one auxiliary lane on northbound I-405 from NE 195th Street to SR 527. The project also included improvement to storm drainage resulting from the road wi...
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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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