Stormwater Design

Underground stormwater vault
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

Installation of the StormTech underground stormwater retention/infiltration chambers at 860 Humbert Avenue here in San Luis Obispo. This is a housing complex under construction and it will be the first project of its kind in the city to specifically designate half of its units for homeless veterans.

Structural retrofits in WSDOT tunnels on I-90

engineer working on structural retrofits
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is adding high occupancy vehicle lanes (HOV) to the existing Mercer Island Tunnel (MIT) and Mount Baker Ridge Tunnel (MBRT) on Interstate 90 between Seattle and Bellevue Washington.

The WSDOT project information can be found here

Ashley & Vance Engineering is proud to have provided structural engineering to accommodate the addition of the larger supply and exhaust fan motors. With the addition of traffic within the tunnels it was...

Encino Remodel

finished remodel of home in Encino
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

The Encino Remodel was a collaboration with Alan McLeod and Ashley & Vance's Santa Barbara office where the goal was to breathe new life into this aging structure. A large covered patio was added, curved lines of the house were squared off and a significant interior change modernized the house. During construction significant water damage was found and we worked closely with Mark Matheisen Construction to correct the problems and keep the project moving forward. Nearly every part of the house was touched and upgraded.

As part of the remodel, several existing interior bearing...

Welcome Zach Brown

Zach Brown
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Ashley & Vance Engineering
Ashley & Vance Engineering Expands Engineering Firm Continues to Add Engineers

Bellingham, WA, February 1, 2016 | Ashley & Vance Engineering has expanded their workforce by hiring Zach Brown, PE. Brown’s extensive experience includes both community transportation projects and large-scale highway transportation construction. Brown has worked in Texas, Alaska and Washington on local, state and federal highway projects. His wealth of experience in planning and management of road construction will serve our community well.

“We are excited to offer...

Mixed use building on Monterey St.

Mixed Use Building
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

Here are some recent site photos from Ian Shoebridge, SE at one of our mixed use projects currently under construction. This job is a 30,000 square foot two story addition to an existing 9,000 square foot two story unreinforced masonry building.

San Luis Obispo Tribune article here

The new construction is built on three sides of the existing masonry structure. Reinforcing was design in the new structure to provide structural support to the existing...

Pacific Courtyards

pacific courtyards in San Luis Obispo
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Ashley & Vance Engineering

Ashley & Vance Engineering provided engineering services for this mixed-use complex in San Luis Obispo. It consists of two buildings witha total 9 residential units with commerical units at the ground floor. AV provided structural engineering for the structures, civil design for the site, and construction administration.

Status: In Construction

Image Credit: The Tribune