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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

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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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THE MOST IMPORTANT MONUMENT NOBODY KNOWS ABOUT

“It’s the most historically and geographically important monument that nobody knows about,” said Clare Haggarty, manager of L.A. County’s art collections. “It’s where Los Angeles really began, and it’s huge, and so many people don’t know it exists.” But after four decades of neglect, work to restore the 58 year old Ft. Moore Pioneer Memorial…

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WRIGHT CEO APPOINTED TO NEVADA BOARD OF ENGINEERS

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WRIGHT ENGINEERS 2017 BEST FIRM TO WORK FOR

We’re very pleased to announce that Wright Engineers has again been ranked as one of the nation’s best engineering firms to work for by Zweig White and Associates. This prestigious ranking recognizes firms who have created outstanding workplaces through design, teamwork, excellent benefits and amenities, and workplace culture, and is based on a combination of…

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HOMEAID ORANGE COUNTY PRECIOUS LIFE SHELTER

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SIERRA CENTER BEHAVIORAL HEALTH HOSPITAL

Construction is well underway for a 120 bed behavioral health hospital in Reno, Nevada. The 81,000 square foot two-story addiction and psychiatric facility will serve the communities in northern Nevada and those bordering in California. In2It Architects of Las Vegas is the project architect. Wright Engineers provided structural engineering services. The hospital is expected to…

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WRIGHT ENGINEERS STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIP

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WRIGHT ENGINEERS HANDS-ON

When a client expressed concern that framing his new restaurant with Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) seemed too complicated, Wright Engineers’ project manager and SIP expert Brian von Allworden assured him it was so simple he could “grab some engineers from our office and build it in a couple of days.” To Brian’s surprise, the client…

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SELF-CERTIFICATION = PERMIT FASTER

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BUENA PARK BUTTERFLY SANCTUARY

Construction is underway for a $25 million Butterfly Palladium located in Buena Park’s Entertainment Zone adjacent to Knott’s Berry Farm. The facility will feature a huge indoor rain forest sanctuary for human-butterfly interaction, a 3-D theater, and the world’s largest jelly fish aquarium. The developer, Rubin Stahl, has a vision of transporting visitors into an…

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ST. JUDE'S DREAM HOME

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