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Are you looking for a new paving material that will help differentiate your project from the others? Then consider the new narrow modular pavers. The long horizontal pavers can be used for streetscape enhancements, plaza areas, and sidewalks and will help your project to stand out amongst the rest.

Freese and Nichols’ award-winning Urban Planning + Design team has provided services to more than 150 cities in the United States. If you have questions...

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More than 100 people were on hand Tuesday, April 22, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark a major milestone in the 2008 Parker County Transportation Bond Program : the completion of the Ric Williamson Memorial Highway interchange at Interstate 20. The interchange, which is scheduled to open to traffic in the next few weeks, is the final component of the 5.6-mile highway that loops around the north and west sides of Weatherford....

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Freese and Nichols has been recognized for continued commitment to the National Complete Streets Coalition as a Bronze Partner.

Freese and Nichols has been a longtime sponsor of the Coalition, which works to have all users — including bicyclists, pedestrians and public transportation vehicles and riders —accommodated in infrastructure policies.

Kevin St. Jacques , Urban Planning + Design, Dallas, is an active member of the Coalition's National Speakers...

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The Phyllis J. Tilley Memorial Pedestrian Bridge has received a Prize Bridge Award in the Special Purpose Category from the National Steel Bridge Alliance . The awards, which were presented March 27 at the World Steel Bridge Symposium in Toronto, honor steel bridges for innovation, aesthetics, design and engineering solutions.

This is the third national award and sixth total award for the bridge.

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Freese and Nichols planners and engineers joined City of Dallas officials and business leaders for the opening and naming of the Elm Fork Athletic Complex on Friday, March 28. The 160-acre complex, now known as MoneyGram Soccer Park, has 19 soccer fields and is operated by the FC Dallas soccer club. Preliminary round Dallas Cup games are being played there this week.

MoneyGram Soccer Park began as the closed Walnut...

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is accepting funding applications for its HSIP program. This funding can be used to improve the safety of intersections on Texas roadways. All roadways having a crash history are eligible.

$155 million is available statewide. The local match is 10 percent. Freese and Nichols attended the TxDOT webinar on March 20 and is up-to-date on this grant opportunity.

The program deadline is April 17 but the Fort...

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Freese and Nichols welcomes Alan Hendrix, P.E., as manager of the Dallas team in our North Texas transportation group. In his 28 years with the City of Dallas Public Works and other organizations, Alan has demonstrated exceptional talent and produced an extraordinary record for directing and managing transportation projects and programs.

Noteworthy Achievements

As Assistant Director of Dallas Public Works, Alan managed engineering, construction, survey services and delivery of the street...

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Grapevine Dove Waterpark is featured in the February issue of World Waterpark Magazine. Freese and Nichols provided a portion of the drainage work and sidewalk installation for the project, which received the 2013 Recreation Facility Design Excellence Award at the Texas Recreation & Park Society (TRAPS) North Region conference in November.

The project expanded the pool from 160,000 to 224,000 gallons, updated landscaping and added water playground features, cabanas, facilities and...

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