SEPTA is rebuilding a portion of the Media Elwyn line, including reconstruction of bridges that cross a stream and Route 1 in Wawa, Pennsylvania. Large excavations within the soil and bedrock are required for the new bridge foundations. To minimize the extent of material that would be disturbed, EEI designed a large shotcrete wall that…Continue Reading
Geo-Congress 2019 was held in Philadelphia at the end of March 2019, and EEI’s Geotechnical Design Division’s director Jay McKelvey was the Chair of the local organizing committee, assisting with planning and organizing the event. The conference drew over 1,400 participants from across the country and featured keynote lectures, such as Professor James Mitchell’s presentation…Continue Reading
Last week EEI had the honor of judging The Montgomery County Science Research Competition. Over 500 students ranging from middle school to high school presented their STEM projects both visually and verbally in subjects including math, ecology, computer science, biochemistry, physics & engineering, and microbiology. Congratulations to all the students who participated in this year’s…Continue Reading
Alex Aharonian joined EEI this month as the newest addition to our Inspection division in the East Norriton office. He attended Villanova University where he earned a B.S. in Environmental Science and Geography. Alex enjoys surfing, geocaching and writing in his free time. Jaron Burke joined EEI this week in our Lehigh…Continue Reading
On Sunday EEI sponsored and participated in the 2019 Polar Bear Run/Walk for Autism in Sea Isle City. This successful event benefits Autism Speaks, Special Services Schools, Autism Support Groups & Families of Special Needs Children. EEI is pleased to have been a Gold sponsor of the event for our second year.
Along the shoulder of Route 209 into Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania is an unstable rock cliff. In September 2017, a portion of the rock face failed, resulting in large rock boulders falling onto the road surface. One boulder that fell onto the road was the size of a small truck. This upcoming season EEI will be…Continue Reading
Sandy Spreckley joined our Inspection Division in the E. Norriton office in November. Sandy graduated from Penn State University with a B.S. in Environmental Resource Management and a minor in Watersheds and Water Resources. She previously interned and worked for Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership. Sandy enjoys reading, fishing, skiing and cooking. Mike…Continue Reading
EEI recently attended the grand opening for the Philadelphia House Authority’s new Lucien E. Blackwell Community Center. The $6.3 million community center was designed for community meetings, functions, and sporting events. Located at the intersection of 47th and Aspen Street in Philadelphia, PA, the community center is approximately 12,000 sq. ft. and contains a basketball/…Continue Reading
In October, each EEI office held a fundraising event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All employee donations were matched by EEI for a total amount raised of $2,222. All funds were donated to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
EEI received the “Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve” Award for supporting employee participation in America’s National Guard and Reserve Force. Ward McMasters, Chris Duerr, and Josh Heatherby were presented the award by Major General, US Army, Wesley Craig after being nominated by an employee in our Inspection Division. This award is given to…Continue Reading