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How do you install a 66-inch water pipe beneath a stream? In the case of the @WillametteWater, it starts with excavating a pit that’s 40 feet deep and 38 feet wide. The pit shoring was constructed using a circular secant pile wall and then excavated.

Meet just a few of the "People Who Make It Happen" at DOWL. Whether they're hard at work or unwinding outside the office, our employees are the core of what makes DOWL great. Find them in their element in this new video featured on https://t.co/DeJqTvbnj6.

We're lucky to work on projects in some of the most beautiful parts of the western U.S. The recent Joseph—Wallowa Lake pedestrian improvement project in stunning eastern Oregon added more than a mile of multi-use path that connects the city of Joseph to the scenic Wallowa Lake.

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Six new owners join DOWL’s ranks

DOWL is proud to be a company where many of its leaders are shareholders in the firm. This year, we are excited to announce six new owners, each of whom has distinguished themselves as experts in their field and passionate contributors to our company’s long-term success. We are fortunate to have this outstanding group of…

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Welcome to the all-new DOWL.com

DOWL is excited to announce the launch of our brand-new website at DOWL.com. The new site, rebuilt from the ground up, places the focus on the thing that makes our company so great: the people who work here. Front and center on the home page, you’ll see Bob Goodrich, Monica Bradbury, Brad Melocik, and Read…

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DOWL Receives ISO 9001 Quality Management Certification

Following a rigorous audit of the company’s Quality Management System (QMS) by British Standards Institute (BSI), DOWL is now ISO 9001 certified. By having a QMS that meets the ISO 9001 standard, DOWL is accountable to maintain and execute a QMS that has a customer-centric approach, manages risks, promotes continual improvement, and ensures leadership commitment…

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Building Consensus for Early Success

DOWL prides itself on being the go-to firm to help clients navigate through controversial public projects. But what if there was a way to mitigate the controversy, build consensus for proposed solutions, and save time and money? There is, said DOWL’s Transportation Planning Sub-Practice Area Leader, Sarah Nicolai, P.E., based on her experience. It’s the…

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OBEC and DOWL Announce Merger

OBEC Consulting Engineers and DOWL have entered into a merger agreement after more than a year of developing closer ties, and recognizing the advantages for our firms and our clients. OBEC and DOWL share similar employee-owned business models, overlapping geographies, complementary skill sets, and core values that shape their quality- and integrity-driven cultures. Together, we…

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Steel and Stone Strike Gold: Minto Island Bridge Takes Top Awards

When the Peter Courtney Minto Island Bridge opened to the public in August of 2017, it connected parts of Salem, Oregon through an artful, winning combination of concrete and steel that has taken top awards in the industry. The National Steel Bridge Alliance’s yearly Prize Bridge Awards recognize the best newly constructed bridges in the…

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