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Freese and Nichols recently participated in the kickoff event for the San Antonio Land/Water Sustainability Forum’s Low Impact Development (LID) Design Competition. The competition, focusing on areas within San Antonio, entails three professional design challenge categories: Urban Redevelopment, Multi-family Mixed Use and Green Roadway.

At the kickoff, Lane Wheetley​, Urban Planning and Design, Dallas, was interviewed on San Antonio's KSAT/Channel 12....

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Freese and Nichols recently provided floodplain analyses, Section 404 permitting and archaeological survey services for Baylor University’s proposed football stadium, Baylor Stadium. The new stadium is proposed along the banks of the Brazos River in an area known for historical findings.

As a result of combined efforts of Baylor University, the Stadium Design Firms and Freese and Nichols, the team was able to huddle together to accelerate several aspects of the project.

Hydraulic Modeling Yields Positive Results ...

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The Texas Water Development Board is accepting Clean Water State Revolving Fund (wastewater) and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (water) Project Information Forms. The deadline to submit applications is March 1, 2013. Please contact Jill Trevino with questions about these funding opportunities.

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If you have a project included in the 2013 Draft Intended Use Plan, please double check that it is represented correctly in the 2013 Draft Intended Use Plan. The deadline to submit comments to the Texas Water Development Board is February 13, 2013 by 5:00 PM. 

See the website for more information.

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The City of Aledo experienced a population boom in the mid-1990s and has continued to grow at an unprecedented rate. In 2007, the City of Aledo began the process to secure funding through the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) for a new wastewater treatment plant. Then in 2008, Aledo asked Freese and Nichols to assist the City with the funding, design and construction of a new, larger wastewater treatment plant. Freese and Nichols and the City pursued the TWDB CWSRF. The CWSRF is a low-interest loan that...

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 20 marked completion of Bee Cave Parkway and the culmination of more than a decade of work for Freese and Nichols.

About Bee Cave Parkway

Bee Cave Parkway is a new four-lane thoroughfare in Bee Cave, west of Austin, that relieves congestion on two highways and provides access to a park, a music venue and future residential developments. The project began in 2001 with preliminary alignments and continued with the...

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Don't forget to register for "Low Impact Development (LID) in Houston", a workshop offered by the Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters (SSPEED) Center at Rice University. This one-day event on Feb. 26 will cover the theory and practice of LID for Houston and will host a distinguished group of speakers that includes academia. The workshop flyer can be downloaded here.

This workshop is open to all engineers, architects, planners, developers, city and...

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The Texas Legislature is back in session!  You can find updates on proposed infrastructure bills and other legislative activity on a variety of websites, including:

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