Happy World Hydrography Day!
Hydrographic surveying has come a long way in the last 100 years, from leadlines and paper charts to the advent of high-resolution imagery. Experience the journey from analog to digital in this video showcasing a portion of Oregon’s iconic coastline.
Juneteenth | A Day for Reflection
Today, DEA celebrates Juneteenth and commemorates the ending of slavery in the U.S. We reflect on the accomplishments of African Americans while recognizing the injustice present in our society. Our core purpose is “to improve the quality of life,” and we are committed to having a culture where equity is fundamental. We cannot improve the quality of life in our communities without focusing on improving the quality of life experienced by the African American community.
DEA celebrates Pride 2021!
DEA’s core purpose is “to improve the quality of life, ” and we are committed to having a culture where equity is fundamental. We continue to make strides in supporting our LGBTQ+ employees and recently expanded our gender affirming medical coverage for employees and their families to include World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)-recommended services. At DEA, we are committed to breaking down barriers and supporting our LGBTQ+ colleagues.
DEA Acquires SJ+A Staff to Expand Public Involvement Services
DEA acquired specified assets of Somers-Jaramillo + Associates, Inc. (SJ+A), a Public Involvement consultancy of Salt Lake City, Utah, on May 30, 2021. SJ+A employees have joined DEA’s Salt Lake City team in conjunction with the transaction.
Construction Industry Round Table Welcomes Al Barkouli
DEA’s CEO and Chairman of the Board, Al Barkouli, PhD., P.E., has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the Construction Industry Round Table.
High Line Canal Trail Grand Opening
Safety Month at DEA
Did you know that June is National Safety Month? DEA is committed to safety and taking actions that reduce the risk of workplace injuries. That is why this month we have rolled out a company-wide safe driver training program. At DEA, we pledge to drive safely to protect ourselves, our families, and our communities.
Al Barkouli Inducted into Academy of Distinguished Alumni
DEA’s CEO, Al Barkouli, has been named to the Academy of Distinguished Alumni for the Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science at Portland State University (PSU). According to the PSU website, the Academy was “founded in 1997 with the mission to recognize and honor alumni who have attained excellence in the field of engineering or computer science.
New “A” Dock at the Port of Anacortes Cap Sante Marina
“This represents a tremendous piece of work,” Port Executive Director Dan Worra said Tuesday as he addressed a group gathered for a ribbon-cutting celebration. DEA was apart of the design team for this project.
Barbara Moffat Joins David Evans and Associates, Inc.
Barbara Moffat recently joined David Evans and Associates, Inc. as the Puget Sound Region Transportation Market Leader in our Bellevue office.