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Communities Look to Creative Solutions For Transportation-Related Air Pollution

August 13th, 2021

Galloway & Company, Inc. explores the possible effects of traffic reduction programs, and looks to ways they can be proactive in the fight against air pollution. For years, states across the U.S. have struggled with rising air pollution and poor air quality due to CO2 emissions from transportation. Colorado’s Department of Public Health & Environment…

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The Importance of Quality Review: Learning From the 1981 Hyatt Walkway Collapse

August 2nd, 2021

By: Galloway Sr. Structural Project Engineer Roger Barringer, PE. Roger offers over 30 years of experience in structural design that includes engineering many diverse structures, from preliminary and schematic design through construction documents. He is also the longest tenured employee at Galloway and likes to joke that he “sets a new record every day.” We’re…

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Approaching The Practice Of Architecture With A Fresh Perspective

July 13th, 2021

Galloway Embraces Architecture’s True Definition What is Architecture? Architecture is both the art and technique of design. Throughout history, architecture has been more than just the style or impression that a building presents – it is a multifaceted approach to design that creates a total developed space, both in form and function. “Architect” is derived…

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Galloway is a 2021 Zweig Group Best Firm To Work For!

May 21st, 2021

We are excited and honored to be recognized by Zweig Group as a 2021 Best Firm to Work For! It is incredibly important to us that Galloway is a place for our staff to grow their careers and build relationships, so it is especially meaningful to receive this award for the second year in a…

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Three Ways to Set Your Projects Up for Municipal Approval Success

May 11th, 2021

When not executed successfully, the municipal approval process can make projects time-consuming, expensive, and inefficient. The process is intricate and involves participation from a wide variety of professionals, including architects, landscape architects, civil engineers, site planners, attorneys, environmental consultants, surveyors, title companies, lenders, traffic engineers, general contractors, and subcontractors. By utilizing a consultant such as…

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Galloway Celebrates World Landscape Architecture Month

April 27th, 2021

April is World Landscape Architecture Month, and we’re proud to recognize our landscape architecture team for their creative and dedicated work in the natural environment. From common places most people don’t realize are designed, to how those places make you feel, landscape architects play a large and often understated role in daily life. “I’d like…

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Denver Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Policy Affects New Land Development Projects

April 13th, 2021

By: Nathan Abbott, Site Development Project Manager Denver is a rapidly growing city, with traffic increasing as steadily as its population. In an effort to shift residents to more sustainable and effective means of transportation as the city grows, the City of Denver approved a bill for filing which amends Chapter 54 of the Denver…

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Pandemic-Pivoting in Transportation: Facts, Figures and Thoughts on the Future

March 1st, 2021

By: Brian Horan, PE, Transportation Engineering Team Manager When the response to the COVID-19 pandemic started in early Spring 2020, the drop-off of single-occupancy vehicle traffic across the country was extraordinary. As millions of people stayed at home, air quality improved, noise pollution decreased and we got an unexpected glimpse into a world without quite…

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It’s National Engineers Week!

February 26th, 2021

Founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers in 1951, National Engineers Week is dedicated to encouraging a diverse, well-educated future workforce by increasing awareness and interest in engineering careers. Celebrated from February 21 to 27, 2021, Engineers Week is a time to recognize the important work engineers do while inspiring the next generation of…

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Three Keys to a Successful Civil Engineering Project

February 10th, 2021

Civil engineering projects are characterized by their great complexity when it comes to implementation, but complex doesn’t have to be complicated with proper planning and oversight by the design team. Whether in the beginning stages of the project, currently working through the design, or in the construction phase, experience and insight can make projects succeed…

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