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Horrocks Engineers Opens in Denver

Posted in Press Release on August 20, 2013 by johnnihorrocks

Horrocks Engineers is proud to announce the opening of our new office in Denver, Colorado. The new office is being managed by Robin Salvagio-Lowder. Robin is a licensed landscape architect with extensive experience in entitlements, planning, public facilitation, and project and client management. Prior to joining Horrocks, she held various positions throughout her 15- year tenure with CLC Associates, a private sector land development, architecture, and civil engineering firm with multiple offices in the Western US. Robin was responsible for the start-up of their Salt Lake City office in 2002. She headed up the office until 2008, growing it to more than 40 staff members before transitioning back to Denver as CEO of CLC Associations.
Robin Salvagio Photo
“I am very excited to be joining the Horrocks team and proud to be a part of the launch of what will be an exciting and prosperous new territory for Horrocks Engineers,” said Robin. “Denver needs a firm, such as Horrocks, that can deliver a full complement of site development services to meet the needs of any public or private project. It needs a firm with a local presence, one that is not too big or too small, to deliver an exceptional experience of both quality and responsiveness to their clients. Horrocks will be very successful at filling this niche in the Denver and greater Colorado market.”

For more information about Horrocks Engineers, please visit our website http://www.horrocks.com, or call Robin Salvagio-Lowder at 720.443.7447.

Horrocks Engineers expands into Eastern Idaho

Posted in Press Release on July 2, 2013 by johnnihorrocks

Horrocks Engineers expands into Eastern Idaho with the opening of our newest office at Snake River Landing in Idaho Falls. This new office is being managed by Clint Boyle. Clint has 18 years of experience in all stages of land development working with developers, architects, government agencies, and other regulatory entities. Clint’s specialized knowledge of planning and development spans both public and private sectors.

The Idaho Falls office is located at:
901 Pier View Drive, Suite 205
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402

Exterior of Office Building 5

“After growing up in the Idaho Falls area, I am excited to now have the opportunity to open a branch office for Horrocks Engineers here,” said Clint. “Horrocks has provided services to clients within the Eastern Idaho region for years, and this location will allow us to better serve those clients. I will focus on building long-lasting client relationships and hope to demonstrate Horrocks’ outstanding services to the clients we serve. With the depth and breadth of Horrocks’ services supporting this office, and my familiarity with the area, we will be able to provide exceptional services.”
Clint Boyle
For more information about Horrocks Engineers, please visit our website http://www.horrocks.com, or call Clint Boyle at 208.522.1223.

Horrocks Awarded premier ITD Design-Build Project

Posted in Press Release on August 29, 2012 by johnnihorrocks

The Central Paving/Horrocks Engineers Design-Build Team was successfully selected by the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) to complete the SH-44, Linder Road to Ballantyne Lane project in Idaho. This is ITD’s first ever design-build project and Horrocks is proud to be involved in this historic undertaking.  Drawing on Horrocks’s previous design-build experience, our team will work closely with ITD to help expand and develop their design-build program while meeting the Department’s project goals.

This 1.75 mile project will reconstruct the intersection of Linder Rd. and SH-44, and SH-44 from Linder Rd. to Ballantyne Ln., and widen the existing three-lane roadway to five lanes.  The intersection of Linder Rd. and SH-44 will be improved to provide two left-turn lanes along with two through lanes. This project will include signalization of three intersections, widening of the existing Middleton Mill Canal bridge structure, drainage, utility coordination, and environmental resolution.

To complete the project efficiently and minimize impacts to the traveling public, the team will implement a carefully sequenced project phasing and staging plan while utilizing innovations. These efforts will include the CRABS pavement rehabilitation process, installation of temporary pavement and signals at intersections, night-time construction activities, and continual public involvement efforts to inform roadway users of construction progress.

Horrocks Engineers has partnered with an exceptional team of local professionals to complete this important project for ITD. Our team includes the following firms:

  • Central Paving, Inc. (Design-Build Contractor)
  • McMaster Construction
  • RBCI
  • STRATA
  • First Link Safety
  • Concrete Placing Company
  • Idaho Survey Group
  • Power Plus
  • Ground FX

The Central Paving/Horrocks Engineers Design-Build Team looks forward to completing Idaho’s first design-build project and laying the groundwork for success on future projects within ITD’s design-build program.

Horrocks Engineers Secures New Arizona Office, Staff, and Projects

Posted in Press Release on August 22, 2012 by johnnihorrocks

We are pleased to announce the joining of Horrocks Engineers and Stormwater Plans, LLC (SWP) located in Surprise, Arizona.  This consolidation gives Horrocks more depth in the Arizona Market and a solid foundation for continued growth in the southwest.

Horrocks Engineers will retain SWP’s 22 employees, including SWP sole owner Shauvick “Bobby” Lall, PE, and has acquired all SWP’s business assets including the existing engineering and surveying contracts, which will now be performed under Horrocks Engineers.

Bobby is now a Principal of Horrocks Engineers and will manage the Surprise office and its staff of licensed engineers, surveyors, and inspectors, who will continue to offer quality construction management and construction survey services to ADOT and other clients.

“The Surprise office of Horrocks, including myself, are very excited to be part of a full-service engineering firm such as Horrocks Engineers,” said Bobby. “We look to continue operations under Horrocks in the same professional manner and hope that our combined efforts will bring us to the forefront of the Arizona market.”

We look forward to strengthening our connections with our clients in the Arizona market. Please contact Bobby Lall (623-203-7643) for further information regarding this exciting change. For more information about Horrocks Engineers, please visit our Web site at www.horrocks.com.

Horrocks Engineers Sponsor a Successful Blood Drive for American Red Cross

Posted in Press Release on June 5, 2012 by johnnihorrocks

Blood Battle 2012 turned out to be a fierce, but friendly competition between the cities of Northern Utah County. Horrocks sponsored and hosted co-hosted the second-annual drive this year; our energetic campaigning resulting in representation from eight cities. A total of 103 units of blood were collected from 88 people, including 20 first-time donors. City of Eagle Mountain took home the trophy with 38 donors in all. Pleasant Grove, Horrocks’ headquarters, took a close second with 35. In the end, everybody won, together meeting this year’s overall goal of 100+ units collected.

Horrocks was proud of the Eagle Mountain community’s willingness to save lives. As a gift to the City for their remarkable efforts, we wanted to go beyond the trophy and offer an award of service as a token of the company’s gratitude. In that spirit, Horrocks provided many of its employees as volunteers for the city’s popular Pony Express Days.

Horrocks looks forward to inspiring even more participants and collecting even more blood next year. We know how critical it is for the American Red Cross, the 31 hospitals it serves, and every single patient whose lives are saved because those fortunate enough to be healthy take the time to donate blood. Horrocks want to thank all of the other cities involved in the drive this year, including Lehi, Cedar Hills, American Fork, Lindon, Highland, and Alpine. Until Blood Battle 2013!

Horrocks Assists City of McCall, Idaho to Obtain Grant

Posted in Press Release on May 8, 2012 by johnnihorrocks

City of McCall received approximately $500,000 in grant money from the Idaho Department of Commerce for sidewalk improvements on 3rd Street/SH-55. The improvements coincide with other streetscape and utility improvements being completed by the private/public partnership of the City and McCall businesses to boost the local economy while promoting bicycle and pedestrian safety. The total costs for these improvements are anticipated to total approximately $1 million.

 

 

 

 

Horrocks assisted the City in the grant application and presentation process to obtain the funding. Horrocks is pleased to be a part of the City’s improvements for its residents, businesses, and visitors.

Horrocks Engineers First Annual Give and Get Food Drive

Posted in Press Release on November 11, 2011 by johnnihorrocks

Horrocks Engineers is pleased to announce its first annual Give and Get Food Drive. As a Thanksgiving tradition at Horrocks, the company gives all employees turkeys in honor of the Thanksgiving holiday. This year when employees receive their turkeys, Horrocks is encouraging employees to give back by bringing canned and boxed goods for those less fortunate in our community.

Horrocks’ goal is to donate more than 200 pounds of non-perishable food to the Community Action Service and Food Bank in Provo, Utah. The food drive will last from Wednesday through Friday, November 16 – 18, at the Horrocks offices in Pleasant Grove.

“It feels wonderful to help those in need. We are excited our donations can go to local families and people who need it,” said Sandi Lampshire, Marketing Manager.

The Community Action Service and Food Bank (CASFB) serves residents of Utah, Summit, and Wasatch Counties to provide emergency assistance and long-term support to local families in need.

The donated food will be picked up on Friday, November 18 at roughly 5:00 p.m. by CASFB. To participate, bring food items to the reception desk at 2162 West Grove Parkway, Suite 400, Pleasant Grove, 84062.

For more information about the Horrocks Food Drive, please contact Nate Stevens at NateS@horrocks.com. For additional information about Community Action Services and Food Bank, please visit www.communityactionprovo.org.

Horrocks Engineers Opens Office in Salt Lake

Posted in Press Release on September 27, 2011 by johnnihorrocks

Horrocks Engineers is proud to announce the opening of our newest office at the Gateway in Salt Lake City. This office will allow us to better cater to the needs of our clients across the Salt Lake Valley.

The Salt Lake City office is located at:
90 South 400 West, Suite 310
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

This new office is being managed by Rob Sunderlage. Rob has been with Horrocks Engineers for the past five years, has 14 years of civil engineering and site development experience, and has completed projects across the West.

“I am very excited to be working at our new office in Salt Lake,” said Rob. “With our location at the Gateway, it has made meetings much more convenient for many of our clients. Also, it allows us to be even quicker and more responsive to the needs of our clients in the Salt Lake area.”

For more information about Horrocks Engineer, please visit our website http://www.horrocks.com, or call Rob Sunderlage at 801.319.7388.

Horrocks opens Branch in Ogden

Posted in Press Release on March 23, 2010 by johnnihorrocks

Horrocks Engineers Inc., a full-service civil engineering firm headquartered in Pleasant Grove, Utah, will open a branch in Ogden on February 15. The new office will accommodate the needs of clients in northern Utah, from Bountiful to the Idaho border.

The office will be managed by George Benford, former Public Services Director for the City of Ogden. Over the course of his career as a public servant specializing in transportation engineering, Benford has developed a keen sense of market needs in Northern Utah. “UDOT, cities, and counties in this area of the state are doing a lot of work right now, so there is a definite need for engineering services. Our firm has great resources, and we offer a comprehensive range of services that I think our clients will find very valuable,” says Benford.

Horrocks specializes in transportation, municipal, water resources, and construction engineering. Their services include master planning, feasibility and impact studies, surveying, right-of-way, traffic, irrigation, and special civil engineering and development projects. Horrocks has been involved with the planning and design of several major projects in northern Utah including a segment of Legacy Parkway and the Layton interchange. “Having an office in this area of the state will be a much more convenient and cost-effective means of delivering service to this market,” says Benford.                       

The office will be located in the Lincoln Place business complex at 3544 Lincoln Ave in Ogden.  

Horrocks Engineers, founded in 1968 by Gilbert Horrocks, is a full-service civil and construction engineering company. In addition to its offices in Pleasant Grove and Ogden, Horrocks has offices in Heber, Roosevelt, and St. George, Utah, as well as Boise, Idaho and Phoenix, Arizona.

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