Cold Regions Engineering

Michael Baker’s first Alaskan office opened in 1942. Since then, we have played a key role in some of Alaska’s most renowned infrastructure projects including an award-winning horizontal directional drilled (HDD) crossing of a major arctic river in continuous permafrost as well as the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS), one of the largest pipeline systems in the world.

We continue to focus on cold regions engineering, specializing in pipelines, civil/transportation, architecture, hydrology, geotechnical and permafrost. We also support our clients with environmental permitting, regulatory compliance, wetlands delineation, GIS and Unmanned Aerial Surveys. Our Alaskan professionals in Anchorage and Fairbanks are dedicated to meeting the most demanding and complex challenges with innovative and cost-effective solutions, inspired by nearly 80 years of cold regions experience.

"Michael Baker opened its first Alaska office in 1942 and has been a leader in Cold Regions engineering ever since. We are experts in dealing with permafrost, ice and cold climate conditions. Our expertise is not only used in Alaska, but we’ve completed projects in Antarctica and Greenland. We are proud of our involvement in developing Alaska’s oil and gas industry, from TAPS to today’s North Slope developments, supplying needed energy to the United States."

Jeff Baker, P.E., Office Executive, Anchorage, Ala.

- Jeff has nearly 30 years in civil engineering services


Jeff Baker, P.E.

Office Executive, Anchorage


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