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Harris & Associates Hires Peter Booth

August 5, 2012

Peter Booth, PE, has joined Harris & Associates as the area manager for the Carson City, Nev., office.

Pete Booth

East Palo Alto Celebrates New Cooley Landing Park

August 5, 2012

The City of East Palo Alto celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on Saturday, July 20.

Cooley Landing

Harris Provides Design Services for New Concord Meadow Homes Spray Park

June 20, 2012

The new Concord Meadow Homes Spray Park opened June 15, 2012, at 1351 Detroit Ave. Children from the surrounding Concord community lined up in eager anticipation before the ribbon cutting ceremony and ran inside as soon as the water was turned on. City of Concord Mayor Ron Leone presided over the ceremony, commending the project for bringing the community together.

Harris Provides Design Services for New Concord Meadow Homes Spray Park

Southern California Projects Win Numerous Industry Awards

May 14, 2012

Several of Harris & Associates recent Southern California projects have been recognized by leading industry associations. The projects consist of transportation, streetscape and storm drain improvements located in the cities of Anaheim, Santa Ana, West Hollywood and Redondo Beach.


Harris & Associates Hires Gary Wohl as Chief Financial Officer

March 28, 2012

Gary Wohl has joined Harris & Associates, a Concord, Calif.-based professional services firm, as chief financial officer. Wohl will be responsible for the financial and administrative management of Harris and its projects throughout the western United States.

Gary Wohl

Harris & Associates Celebrates Completion of the City of Redondo Beach's Esplanade Streetscape

June 13, 2011

Redondo Beach, CA—Professional engineering services firm Harris & Associates celebrated the completion of the Esplanade Streetscape Improvement Project with Redondo Beach’s mayor and city council at a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 19, 2011. The Esplanade Streetscape Improvement Project, which cost an estimated $3 million, was completed in only six months.

Esplanade Streetscape

Harris & Associates Celebrates Completion of San Leandro High School Arts Education Center - Measure B Program Motivates Student Excellence

April 29, 2011

San Leandro, CA—The Concord office of professional services firm Harris & Associates joined San Leandro High School in celebrating the completion of the new San Leandro Arts Education Center at San Leandro High School with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The San Leandro Arts Education Center is one of the many school programs funded through Measure B, the $109 million school facilities bond passed by voters in 2006.

San Leandro Ribbon Cutting

Sunset Strip Beautification Wins Transportation Project of the Year Award

April 22, 2011

The City of West Hollywood received the 2010 Building Excellence Shaping Tomorrow (BEST) Project of the Year Award in Transportation from the American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter for the Sunset Strip Beautification project. The award recognizes outstanding capital improvement projects and public works programs.

Sunset Strip

Harris & Associates’ Strategic Drainage Improvements Alleviate Local Flood Hazards for City of Anaheim Residents

March 17, 2011

Innovative storm drain improvements, designed by Harris & Associates, have been instrumental in mitigating potential flood hazards during the winter rainy season for residents in the West Anaheim neighborhoods tributary to the Thornton/Brady Storm Drain system.


Harris & Associates’ Serafin Fernandez Elected National SHPE Board President

March 11, 2011

Harris & Associates Project Manager Serafin Fernandez, LEED® AP, has been elected president of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers’ (SHPE) national board of directors. During his two-year term, Fernandez will work with other members of the board to develop a strategic plan and move the organization forward in its mission to increase educational opportunities and sustain socially responsible involvement in education, business and government issues.

Serafin Fernandez

Harris & Associates Names Lisa Larrabee New President & CEO

December 21, 2010

Lisa V. Larrabee was welcomed as the new president and chief executive officer of Harris & Associates on October 18, 2010. Ms. Larrabee succeeded Guy Erickson, who is retiring after 30 years of service at Harris and eight years as president and CEO. Both Mr. Erickson and Carl Harris, founder and chairman of the board, will continue on the Board of Directors to facilitate the leadership transition.

Lisa Larrabee

Harris & Associates Receives APWA Award

October 14, 2010

Harris & Associates received a Project of the Year Award from the Nevada Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA) on Thursday, October 7, 2010. The award recognizes Harris’ special achievement for their construction management services on the City of Las Vegas' Big League Dreams at Freedom Park construction project (Structures over $20 million category).


BLD at Freedom Park

City of Fremont Fire Safety Bond Program

September 10, 2010

Construction is nearing completion for the City of Fremont’s $51 million Fire Safety Bond Program. Since 2004, Harris & Associates has been providing project and construction management services for the program, which includes constructing three new stations and remodeling and seismically retrofitting seven existing stations. These projects are expected to be delivered $2 million under budget.

Fremont Fire Station

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