ORANGE, CALIF. — J.L. Patterson & Associates Inc. (JLP), a civil/trackwork/structural engineering firm headquartered in Orange, Calif., has acquired Idaho-based Intermountain Resources (IMR), which provides comprehensive environmental services throughout the Pacific Northwest. All earth and natural science disciplines are represented through IMR, with special emphasis on soil and water interactions.

“Combining forces with IMR will strengthen our presence in the West Coast and across the mountain states, while allowing us to serve our rail clientele with pivotal environmental services,” said Jacqueline Patterson, JLP president.

IMR President and CEO Pierre Bordenave commented, “Our merger with J.L. Patterson will allow us to offer clients an expanded range of services in more geographical areas while creating new opportunities for our talented professionals.”