Morrison-Maierle has been chosen as the lead engineering firm to manage the elementary building project for Kalispell Public Schools. Related Stories… Morrison-Maierle land surveyors show solar eclipse MSU engineering alumni apply skills to make new engineering building a realityRead More →

Morrison-Maierle, Inc. was recently named to ENR Mountain States Intermountain Top Design Firms list. Ranked number 7 overall in the region that includes Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah and Wyoming, Morrison-Maierle was ranked first in Montana. In the sector rankings, the firm was in the top 5 for both civil engineering and water supply. Earlier this year, Morrison-Maierle was included on Engineering News-Record ’s list of Top 500 Design Firms in the country ranking at number 354.  The Top 500 Design Firms list, published annually in April, ranks the 500 largest U.S.-based designs firms, both publicly and privately held, based on design-specific revenue. The firm hasRead More →

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced last Friday that the East Belgrade Interchange project in Gallatin County, Montana, will receive an $8.9 million Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant. This is the only project in Montana to receive a grant in the 2012 program. Morrison-Maierle is the design firm for the $54 million Interstate 90 interchange project that will reduce congestion and delays, improve safety by removing two at-grade rail crossings, and maintain the local road capacities by providing additional access to the interstate system. Working with the Montana Department of Transportation, Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport, Gallatin County, and the City of Belgrade, theRead More →

Federal, state and local officials dedicated the new I-15 Custer Interchange in Helena, Montana, on June 1, 2012.  Morrison-Maierle was the lead engineer for this $52 million project completed in three phases over the last four years.  We provided traffic engineering; roadway, structural, bridge, hydraulic, and signal/lighting design; utility coordination; public involvement; water and sewer utility design; assistance during construction; and right-of-way design and coordination. Governor Brian Schweitzer, Senator Max Baucus, Helena Mayor Jim Smith and Montana Department of Transportation Director Tim Reardon were among those on hand to celebrate the project’s completion. The new Custer Bridge opened 35 days ahead of schedule.  The interchangeRead More →

Morrison-Maierle, Inc. and HDR were presented with a 2012 American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) National Recognition Award for the City of Bozeman’s Water Reclamation Facility. The National Recognition Award is given through the annual ACEC Engineering Excellence Awards (EEA) competition and presented in Washington, D.C., at the EEA Gala Awards Program. Projects were rated on the basis of original or innovative application of new or existing techniques; future value to the engineering profession; social, economic and sustainable design considerations; complexity; and exceeding client/owner needs. Each national winner was selected from state award winners. In a tough economy, innovative design and bidding methods were usedRead More →

Spanning 588 feet between the towns of Cherry Creek and Island Park, Montana, the 80-foot high Parker-Pratt-style Thompson Falls High Bridge has connected two remote communities on opposite shores of the Clark Fork River for nearly 70 years. Related Stories… Morrison-Maierle land surveyors show solar eclipse MSU engineering alumni apply skills to make new engineering building a realityRead More →

ACEC-Montana honored the following projects at the Montana Engineering Honors Banquet held in conjunction with the Joint Engineers Conference on November 2 in Helena.
Recipients of Honor Awards in their respective categories are eligible for the 2012 ACEC-National Engineering Excellence Awards competition. Related Stories… Morrison-Maierle land surveyors show solar eclipse MSU engineering alumni apply skills to make new engineering building a realityRead More →

After more than two years, the $40-million terminal expansion at Gallatin Field Airport near Bozeman, Mont., is winding down. The expansion portion, which broke ground in May 2009, opened on time in August, and now the remodeling of the original building is under way. Completion is due by year-end, in time for the holiday rush and winter peak season. Related Stories… Morrison-Maierle land surveyors show solar eclipse MSU engineering alumni apply skills to make new engineering building a realityRead More →