Announcing OCE Transitions

Otter Creek Engineering is pleased to announce that we are moving into a new chapter.  As of July 1, Jason Larocque was promoted to President of the firm and Pete DeGraff stepped down after twelve years leading OCE. Jason and Pete have partnered together at OCE since the firm’s founding in 1998.  Together they have […]

Landmark STEM Honored

The American Institute of Architects, Vermont Chapter (AIAVT) announced the recipients of its 2015 Excellence in Architecture Design Awards Program at its annual meeting held this year on December 10. OCE was thrilled to have our client, Bread Loaf Corporation (BLC) be honored for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Center at Landmark College […]

Kiernan and Jewett enter into Ownership

Otter Creek Engineering is excited to announce that John Kiernan and Craig Jewett have joined Jason Larocque as partners in our company. John brings over 20 years of public community water and wastewater experience, previously working for firms in New Jersey and more recently, right here in Middlebury. Craig’s primary focus prior to joining Otter Creek was […]

Berlin Water System Complete

The new $5.5M Berlin Municipal Water System is 100% complete. The project includes a 400,000 gallon water storage tank, six miles of water mains, three wells, and a well pump control building. Munson Earth Moving, of Williston, was the General Contractor for this successful project.

Middlebury College Field House Opens

Middlebury College will open its new Field House in 2015.  This exciting project, designed by Sasaki Associates (Civil/Site Design and Permitting by OCE) will feature a 6-lane, 200-meter track, 8 60-meter sprint lanes, areas for high jump, long jump, pole vault, and throwing, and artificial turf field for all field sports.  This world class facility […]

Shrewsbury’s Long Recovery from Irene

The small out out-of-the-way Town of Shrewsbury did not make the news when Tropical Storm Irene hit, but it incurred some of the most costly damage to municipal infrastructure in the State. Following the storm, there was only one road out of town. From just days following the storm to the present, OCE has assisted […]

Route 4 in Center Rutland to get Municipal Water and Sewer

Business Route 4 in Center Rutland has languished in recent years partly due to a lack of municipal services.  Through a creative and cooperative effort, spearheaded by the Rutland Economic Development Corporation and designed by Otter Creek Engineering, this area will soon see an extension of the West Rutland Water and Sewer System to serve […]

Georgia Industrial Development Corp Completes Plant Upgrades

The Georgia Industrial Development Corporation has completed upgrades to its water treatment facility, which serves the Industrial Park it developed off Skunk Hill Road in Georgia. This 30+ year old facility, which provides drinking and process water to the park’s tenants from Lake Arrowhead, received new filtration, pumping and control equipment.  

Bradford’s Water System Improvements

The Town of Bradford had a water system with major challenges: 60% water loss at an annual cost of $10,000, lack of sufficient fire flows and storage volume, flood prone and severely deteriorated well pumping stations and few records of underground locations. OCE was retained to solve these deficiencies and work with the many Boards, agencies and […]

Our Loyalty to Client Service

The partners of OCE are honored to have assisted several clients with numerous projects over many decades. Rutland City, the Village of North Bennington, the Village of Johnson, Town of Pittsford Brandon Fire District #1, the Alpine Pipeline Company, the Town of Middlebury, and Middlebury and Bennington Colleges are just some of the clients with which […]