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Grand Opening of the 100th Street Interchange

On Monday, October 15th, 2018, HR Green project team members attended the City of Urbandale, Iowa and Iowa DOT Grand Opening Event for the 100th Street Interchange. The event celebrated opening the 100th Street Interchange to traffic and commencing construction of the first phase of the overall I-35/I-80 and IA Highway 141 Interchange “Urban Loop.”

Meals from the Heartland

With a vision to alleviate life-threatening hunger, Meals from the Heartland is a community organization made of up volunteers that package meals for delivery to malnourished people in Iowa, across the United States, and around the world. A group of volunteers from the Des Moines office helped package 22 boxes and over 792 meals during an afternoon!

HR Green Announces Ryan Simbro as Newest Regional Director

HR Green has announced the appointment of Ryan Simbro, PE as the organization’s Iowa Regional Director of Transportation. Simbro has more than 15 years of experience in transportation engineering, leads a dynamic transportation team, and successfully manages projects and staff through the recent unprecedented growth in HR Green’s Des Moines, Iowa area office.

Roads and Bridges Magazine onsite for HR Green’s I-88 Tollway Project

Tollway communications personnel, reporters, and HR Green staff discuss the I-88 project and ongoing operations. The interview examines the utilization of electronics and advanced technologies to place the concrete pavement under a Performance-Based specification.

HR Green Announces Jason Poppen as Next CEO

HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) announces the appointment of Jason J. Poppen as the organization’s next CEO, effective January 1, 2019. Poppen will succeed current CEO Steven Heyer, PE, who is retiring in April 2019 after a transition period.

Michelle Byard Elected to Green Companies Inc. Board of Directors

HR Green, Inc. (HR Green) announced that their Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Michelle A. Byard, has been elected to the Board of Directors of their holding company, Green Companies, Inc. (GCI).

Jackie Strait awarded CSWEA – Young Professional of the Year Award

The Central States Water Environment Association (CSWEA) has recently awarded HR Green’s Jackie Strait, PE the Young Professional of the Year Award for the State of Minnesota for 2018.

ACEC of Iowa Honors HR Green With 3 Engineering Awards

HR Green received three Engineering Awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa. Entries are judged on the basis of engineering excellence, the degree to which the client’s needs are met, and the benefits to the public.

HR Green helps Rural Communities Looking for Broadband

The desire to improve the quality of life through access to affordable high-speed internet is being explored through a regional study of current internet providers and planned expansions in the Pikes Peak region.

Waterloo Iowa Empowers Citizens with Brownfield Project Website with Help from HR Green, Increasing Transparency for Ongoing Projects

A brownfields project website geared towards informing citizens of the City of Waterloo, Iowa has been instrumental in empowering them to fully understand the history of environmental investigations completed in their respective neighborhood.

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