Moore Celebrates 60 Years

For 60 years Moore Engineering has been improving lives by building strong communities. There is a lot to celebrate—­­­­from our founders, Kip and Marshall Moore opening the very first office in 1960, to the exciting projects our engineers are working on in 2020. Moore Engineering has been able to grow into what it is today because of the amazing clients who have partnered with us throughout these 60 years. 

As we look to the future, we are excited to continue our legacy of bettering the quality of life within our communities by implementing innovative solutions. Read the timeline below to learn about the many milestones of Moore Engineering.

 

1960

Kip and Marshall Moore found Moore Engineering. The first office location is established at 124 Roberts Street, Fargo, ND. The first employee is Lee Sprague.

 

 

1962

The City of Casselton, ND becomes first Municipal client.

 

1963

The City of West Fargo, ND becomes a client.

 

1964

Opens one-room office in the old Westgo building at 405 West Main Ave. in West Fargo.

 

1970

Moves to a new office at 219 West Main in West Fargo.

 

1974

Opens Fargo office in the Manchester Building at 112 N. University Dr.

 

1976

Opens Bismarck branch. In operation until 1985.

 

1980

Moved headquarters to 1042 14th Ave. E. in West Fargo.

 

1985—25 Years of Moore!

 

1988

Moore completes and opens the Fargo-Moorhead Toll Bridge two months early. It’s the first privately-owned toll bridge built in 40 years in the U.S.

 

1994

Roger Fenstad is elected President.

 

2004

Moore Engineering becomes a 100 percent employee-owned company.

 

2005

Jeffry Volk is elected President.

 

2005

Fergus Falls branch established.

 

2007

Moore completes the Maple River Dam, which reduces the depth and duration of flooding downstream in the Maple and Sheyenne Rivers. Without it, flooding would have been much worse during the 2009 flood event.

 

2008

A new headquarters is built in West Fargo at 925 10th Ave. E.

   

 

2009

Moore completes an extensive municipal project in Mayville, N.D., providing the city with an up-to-date, safe and reliable water system, as well as an updated sanitary sewer collection and treatment system.

 

2010—50 Years of Moore!

 

2011

Minot branch established.­­

 

2015

Bismarck branch re-opens in a new location.

 

2017

St. Cloud branch established.

 

2018

Sheyenne Plaza branch in West Fargo established.

 

2018

Kevin Bucholz is elected President.

 

2019

Moore acquires Sambatek’s North Dakota transportation group.

   

 

2019

Bemidji branch established.

 

2019

Williston branch established.

 

2020—60 years of Moore!