The wait is over! April 16th, 2021, is the official opening of the Upper Garden at Leach Botanical Garden. A little history on Leach Botanical Garden: John and Lilla Leach moved to the 4.5-acre site of what is now Leach Botanical Garden in the early 1930s in southeast Portland, Oregon. They built the existing stone … Continue reading Grand opening: Upper Garden at Leach Botanical Garden
Rosie the Riveter represented women who worked in factories and shipyards during World War II. As men were called to join the military, women were called on to take the place of men and the jobs they left behind. During this time women worked to produce war material. As men returned from the war and … Continue reading Kicking off women in construction week
This project will improve traffic, bike, and pedestrian flow through South Beach. While there is currently no traffic impact, construction is set to start this Spring. Once construction begins, residents can expect slight delays, some construction noise, and lane closures. TripCheck is a great resource for the most current information on traffic and other construction … Continue reading U.S. 101: Newport Street Improvement Project
February 2021 Greetings from the Portland Water Bureau. Here’s an update on upcoming activities related to the Willamette River Crossing Project. This project will make sure we can deliver water to the west side of the river, even after an earthquake. Exploration and analysis continue In August, we finished work with … Continue reading Project update: Willamette River Crossing
Learn more about geotechnical drilling and soil sampling details from Portland Water Bureau Engineer, Tim Collins. Article published by the Daily Journal of Commerce. DJC Article: Forging a new path deep in the river
James W. Fowler Co. (JWF) is building the Mechanical Dewatering Improvements and San Dieguito Dam Improvements project for the Santa Fe Irrigation District in Rancho Santa Fe, California. This project opens a new market sector for the California JWF team as it is their first industrial division project in the region. The work is … Continue reading Santa Fe Irrigation District Mechanical Dewatering and San Dieguito Dam Improvements
Melissa started serving the James W. Fowler Co. team in 2020 in the Receptionist role. Her positive and go-getter attitude earned her a much deserved promotion to Payroll Clerk. She is responsible for processing weekly payroll for the company. Congratulations, Melissa!
Design phaseThe project is currently in the exploration/design phase. Along with utility locates, site exploration, and soil testing, this phase included conducting a geotechnical probe. The probe provided essential information on how the geology beneath the river will impact construction. Conducting the geotechnical probe helped us determine the best tools to use for the future pipeline and the best … Continue reading Willamette River Crossing
The San Marcos Interceptor Sewer Phase 2 project consists of replacing the existing 21” sewer interceptor with larger diameter pipelines between Twin Oaks Valley Road and Lift Station No. 1. Phase 2 is the portion from the Via Vera Cruz to Lift Station No. 1. James W. Fowler Co.’s (JWF) scope is the microtunneling of … Continue reading San Marcos Interceptor Sewer Phase 2
Jenn joined the James W. Fowler Co. family in 2017 as a Payroll Clerk. Her dedication and efforts have earned her a promotion to Payroll Manager. In her new role, Jenn will be responsible for the company’s payroll and benefits and will supervise payroll clerks who process the weekly payroll. Congratulations, Jenn!