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Great West Skis!

Great West Skis!

Our Transportation and Natural Resource groups hit the slopes of Discovery Mountain (DISCO) for their annual ski trip.  BIG thanks to all Transportation and Natural Resource team members for all the hard work!

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The Importance of Wetlands

The Importance of Wetlands

Wetlands and associated riparian areas are important to most of our wildlife species, but they are very important to humans and their activities as well. Many people do not realize that the stream flow patterns we see today reflect widespread wetland removal, which...

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Using Drones to Increase Efficiency

Using Drones to Increase Efficiency

Utilizing technology to increase our teams efficiency and capabilities continues to be an approach used to provide more value to our clients. Drone technology is one tool to do more in less time and expand services offered.  Drones have proven to be a useful piece of...

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ROSE Award Winners

ROSE Award Winners

We are pleased to announce our latest ROSE Award winners! The ROSE is a peer selected award given for Recognition of Special Effort (ROSE). Billings Office Winner Brandon Duffey, PE Co-worker Quotes "Brandon manages and organizes multiple projects very effectively and...

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Powder River County Receives $7 Million Grant

Powder River County Receives $7 Million Grant

On July 29, 2020, the Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced that it had awarded Powder River County a $7 million grant from the EDA’s Disaster Recovery Program to replace or upgrade four bridges and resurface approximately 18 miles of road damaged by...

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Meeting Strict Ammonia Limits With Lagoons

Meeting Strict Ammonia Limits With Lagoons

FROMBERG WASTEWATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS CASE STUDYMany small communities in Montana operate discharging lagoon systems for wastewater treatment and as their discharge permits get renewed, they are seeing more stringent and additional limits that must be met. ...

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Jim McGowan Retirement

Jim McGowan Retirement

It is with mixed feelings that we announce the retirement of our beloved and much appreciated Planner Jim McGowan.  We are sad to see Jim go, but smile as we think of his contributions to Great West Engineering, inviting personality, contagious laugh, and turbo VW...

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History Lives in Madison Valley’s Bridges

History Lives in Madison Valley’s Bridges

Famous as a fly-fishing destination and for its old-west charm, Montana’s spectacular Madison River Valley is flanked by mountain ranges and offers scenic beauty that is arguably unparalleled. Designated as a Blue Ribbon Fishery by the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks,...

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