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WRIGHT HELPS VEGAS SHOOTING VICTIM

Doctors doubted she would survive when a bullet lodged in her brain on the night of October 1, 2017 at the Route 91 Harvest Music festival in Las Vegas. But through faith, determination, and miraculous medical treatment, Jovanna Calzadillas, a 30-year old mother of two from Queen Creek, Arizona is recovering. Although her injuries have…

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CALIFORNIA MANDATES SOLAR FOR NEW HOMES

CALIFORNIA LAWMAKER PUSHES HIGHER SEISMIC STANDARDS

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NEW PRINCIPAL ENGINEER

Wright Engineers is pleased to announce the promotion of Erik Anderson, PE, SE to principal. Erik works in our Las Vegas office and has 10 years of experience with projects in the commercial, hospitality, health care, and industrial sectors. He has been with Wright Engineers for 3 years. In other big news Erik is getting…

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AISC ANALYSIS OF NEW STEEL TARIFFS

PRECIOUS LIFE SHELTER

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FIGHT FOR AIR TOWER CLIMB

On Sunday February 25th, Team Wright’s “Ninjaneers” raced up all 1,455 steps to the 108th floor of the Stratosphere Tower to help raise funds to support the American Lung Association. The annual Fight For Air climb at the Stratosphere Tower is billed as one of the world’s premiere climbing events and attracts climbers from around…

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LUXURY HOMES

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BIG BOX TILT-UP BUILDINGS

You see them all over, usually near freeways – enormous concrete buildings covering several acres and often surrounded by rows of semi-trailers. These buildings primarily house industrial, warehouse and office activities and can have interior clear heights (the unobstructed height from the floor to the underside of the roof framing) of 36 feet or more….

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NEW SHAREHOLDERS

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SHOE PALACE JUSTICE LEAGUE COLLECTION

Shoe Palace is the official footwear supplier for Warner Bros and DC Comics’ the Justice League and has created an exclusive Justice League line of merchandise. Check out this video celebrating the Justice League Collection launch at the Melrose Shoe Palace location. Shoe Palace started in San Jose and now boasts nearly 100 locations nationwide…

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CERTIFIED LEED PLATINUM

THE CLAYTON HOUSE

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20 YEAR CELEBRATION

To commemorate Wright Engineers’ 20th anniversary, over 110 people from four states boarded a Mexico-bound cruise ship in Long Beach on November 30th for a three day Holiday celebration. “This was the first time ever we were able to bring all our offices together in one place”, said company CEO Brent Wright. “We wanted to… More

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PROTECTING PEDESTRIANS ON THE LAS VEGAS STRIP

Construction crews have begun installing steel bollards along Las Vegas Blvd in an effort to keep people walking along the sidewalk safe from vehicle ramming attacks and traffic accidents. Bollards are steel posts embedded in concrete and designed to resist impact from a large vehicle. Clark County plans to install over 8,000 of the bollards…

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HISTORIC WESTSIDE SCHOOL APWA PROJECT OF THE YEAR

ZEN-INSPIRED RENOVATION

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BEST FIRM TO WORK FOR AWARDS CEREMONY

Executives from Wright Engineers and their wives joined with dozens of other industry leaders on September 22nd for the Best Firm to Work For black tie reception and awards ceremony at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle. Pictured above are (from left) Tye Havey, VP and director of Wright’s Arizona operations, David Winn, VP and…

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VETERANS TINY HOUSE

BUILD A BETTER HOME

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FOUNDERS ACADEMY OF LAS VEGAS

Construction is underway for a new 58,745 square foot facility at the Las Vegas Founders Academy campus in Las Vegas. The building will house a gym and cafeteria as well as classrooms and offices. Construction is scheduled to be complete by year’s end. LM Construction is the design-build general contractor. Wright Engineers provided structural engineering…

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14TH ANNUAL ANGELS GAME NIGHT

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WRIGHT DESIGN SAVES BUILDERS BIG $$

Recently, Wright’s Arizona residential structural engineering team was approached by two builders, independently, to re-engineer plans that had been previously engineered by others. The builders had each used the plans for some time but hoped that Wright Engineers’ design would cut construction costs. When the bids came back, Wright’s value engineered design cut framing costs…

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FIVE LEVELS OF WOOD OVER PODIUM

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