Remembering Bob Kennedy

The timber construction industry lost one of its great ones when Bob Kennedy passed away over the summer. Bob was employed as one of our field superintendents. Bob began his career at the young age of 16 under the tutelage of his father Slim Kennedy. They were employed by Tim […] Read more »

Mt. View Drainage Crossing – Testimonial

Every once in a while we receive a nice letter from a customer commending us on the work we have done. I think this one is especially worth sharing. Steve —————————————– Hazen and crew: Completed the 40′ x 18′ bridge assembly today.  Basically 120 man hours with a 3 – […] Read more »

Olympia Fireplace

  Downtown Olympia, Washington has experienced three major fires in recent years. On Easter morning of 2011, a fire broke out in a 6,500 s/f warehouse that was used by Olympia Fireplace & Spa for its inventory. The fire destroyed the Bowstring Truss roof structure as well as the building […] Read more »

The SUNY Canton College Bridges

Many students who attend The SUNY Canton College of Technology in Canton, New York reside in off-campus housing across the Grasse River in the village of Canton. In order to access the campus on foot they utilize two new Glulam pedestrian bridges which were engineered, fabricated, and supplied by Western […] Read more »

New England Studios

New England Studios Builds New Building New England Studios broke ground during the summer of 2012 for construction of a series of sound studios where film crews will be able to shoot movies and television shows. The project is being built at Devens, Mass. on the site of a former […] Read more »

LeMay Wins Award

Woodworks, an initiative of the Wood Products Council, was established to provide technical support, resources, and education related to the design and use of wood in non-residential projects. Each year Woodworks recognizes outstanding projects for their use of wood in several categories. The 2013 award winners were announced at the […] Read more »

Jordan Park

The Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District [THPRD] was founded in 1955 by a group of citizens who envisioned the future needs of their Beaverton, Oregon community. The mission of the THPRD is to “provide high quality park and recreational facilities, programs, services and natural areas that meet the needs […] Read more »

The Tioga Bridge

In May of 2010, authorization was granted by BLM to fund a project east of Roseburg, Oregon which provided improvements and modifications to the Susan Creek Day – Use Area. Components of this package included trail construction, improvements and modifications, the construction of new Gazebos, and the construction of a […] Read more »

The Tacoma Dome

Next April will mark the 30th anniversary of the official opening of the 530’ diameter Tacoma Dome which when constructed was the largest clear-span timber building in the world. The idea for a multi-use stadium in Tacoma began with a group of citizens who envisioned a local facility that could […] Read more »

Bow Bridge of the Big Wood River

Land trusts have been in existence for more than 100 years with a purpose to protect, conserve, and restore land and water for future generations. The Wood River Land Trust of Hailey, Idaho was established in 1994 to serve such a purpose in Idaho’s Wood River Valley. In 2007 the […] Read more »