Location: Bellevue, WA
OCI was selected by the City of Bellevue as the prime consultant to complete full plans, specifications and engineer’s estimate of the proposed fish passage improvements within Kelsey Creek at the NE 8th Street culvert. The OCI team was responsible for the data collection and site reconnaissance, the preliminary design and alternatives analysis, permitting, contract drawings, specifications, cost estimating and assisting the City during the bidding period of the project. Design work began in fall 2009 and the project was constructed in 2011.
Service Details >>
- Fish passage analysis and design
- Stream and habitat restoration
- Bioengineered bank stabilization
- Wetland restoration
- Barrier assessment
- Hydrologic and hydraulic modeling
- Alternatives analysis
- Large Woody Debris (LWD) design
- Environmental permitting and documentation
- Temporary Erosion and Sediment Control (TESC)
- Construction PS&E
- Construction services
Vice President / Principal
As Vice President of Engineering and Senior Project Manager, Laura provides specialized hydrologic and hydraulic engineering, modeling, and design on Osborn Consulting projects. Laura’s professional engineering experience and background includes hydrologic and hydraulic modeling, flood reduction studies, stormwater management plans, small drainage projects and providing field direction during the placement of large woody debris. Her technical expertise also includes stormwater master planning, preparation of construction documents (PS&E), and capital improvement plan development. Laura is organized with a strong attention to detail.
OCI Shareholder and Board Member
Joined OCI: 2010
Education: BS in Civil Engineering, University of Washington
Licenses and Certificates: PE in Washington State
Associations: ASCE, APWA
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
Laura likes to get out and move. She loves the rush of running races and doing CrossFit, as well as the more relaxed pace of walking the dog, working in the garden, and tending to the chickens.