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As regions across the country are feeling the effects of drought, wise water use is a topic on many of our minds. Join Freese and Nichols' TCEQ Licensed Irrigator Robert Kinkel as he presents on landscape irrigation at the Dallas/Fort Worth American Society of Plumbing Engineers' meetings. This seminar will cover a variety of topics, including:

  • Landscape
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TagsWater conservation, landscape irrigation, watersense, Presentations,

Fort Worth’s historic Polytechnic neighborhood hadn’t seen major roadway construction since the 1930s, so the reconstruction of the East Rosedale corridor quickly became a high-profile project. The City and Freese and Nichols took the opportunity to make it a guiding example of improved project delivery that incorporates local stakeholders, including the Texas Department of Transportation, energy companies, utilities and Texas Wesleyan University.

The team collaborated to develop a walkable corridor that honors the priorities of the neighborhood and showcases its rich history,...

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TagsTXDOT, roadway design, roundabout design, East Rosedale, storm drainage improvements, streetscape enhancements,

Freese and Nichols welcomes Arnold Ramirez, P.E., to our Central Texas transportation team in our San Antonio office.
Arnold brings more than 35 years of experience in the design, review, management, maintenance and construction of highway, street and bridge projects involving freeway, urban and rural systems. He most recently served as the Area Engineer for the Bexar Metro Area Office in San Antonio for the Texas Department of...

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TagsTXDOT, highway design, street design, bridge design, construction management,

Join Freese and Nichols on Tuesday, Sept. 1 for the Envision™ Sustainability Professional Credentialing Class. This one-day training course, led by two of Freese and Nichols’ sustainability experts, will prepare participants to take the Envision™ Sustainability Professional (ENV SP) exam. This class will include a detailed look at each of the Envision™ credit categories,...

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TagsEnvision, Sustainability, ISI, ENV SP,

Congratulations to Alfre​d Vidaurri, who was honored at an investiture ceremony on Friday, May 15 at the American Institute of Architects Convention 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. Alfred was elevated to the AIA College of Fellows​, a program recognizing those "who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession." AIA explains that "election to Fellowship not only recognizes...

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Chief Information Officer ​Gary Soward, CAD Coordinators Mike Gardner and David Thompson and 3D Visualization Coordinator Claudio Branch​ visited the University of Texas at Arlington's FabLab on Wednesday, June 3. UTA opened the facility last fall, located on the first floor of the campus central library. The lab offers 3D printing capabilities for students, faculty and the public, and an expansion is already underway...

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Tags3D Printers, Virtual Reality, 3D Scanning, Laser Cutting, UTA, University of Texas at Arlington, UTA FabLab,

The City of Edmond, Oklahoma, with its well-defined main street, already had big ideas about redeveloping historic downtown. The City and the Central Edmond Urban District Board (CEUDB) had developed and adopted two separate plans – in 1998 and 2011 – for revitalizing the urban core.

Despite the work accomplished in both plans in setting a vision for the City, Edmond was still struggling with precisely how to reach this vision. The City had


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TagsEdmond Downtown Master Plan, urban planning, implementation, walkability, urban space,

Congratulations to Claudio Branch, 3D Visualization Coordinator, Fort Worth, who has two photos recognized in the annual American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Bridge Photo Contest.

His photo of the City of Fort Worth's Seventh Street Bridge, designed by TxDOT, was selected as a finalist for the Viewer's Choice Award, along with just 17 other photos of bridges around the world. To vote for Claudio's photo, visit the contest page and click on the Viewer’s Choice Voting tab, then click the Vote button on the photo....

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