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Freese and Nichols is honored to be planning Fort Worth's Downtown Master Plan for 2023. Every 10 years Downtown Fort Worth, Inc., the City of Fort Worth and Fort Worth Transportation Authority engage in a planning process to refresh the vision and organize the steps to take during the next decade to fulfill that vision.

Plan 2023 is an opportunity for Fort Worth citizens to provide their creativity, perspective and insight for the project....

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Model stability can be sensitive to the computation interval. Lowering the computation interval of your plan file may reduce your error and make the model more stable. If a drop structure is present in the model, the best way to represent it is as an inline structure. Lateral and inline structure stability factors can improve model stability. In order to improve model stability, try increasing your stability...

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In order to allow for development around the Will Rogers Memorial Center, Freese and Nichols provided design services for the realignment of Harley Avenue.

Freese and Nichols evaluated how to route a large upstream drainage area through the project while considering downstream ecological impacts to the multiple stakeholders in this active community. This project involved extensive coordination with these stakeholders, including Fort Worth Botanic Garden, potential future upstream improvements in the Eastern Arlington Heights...

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In 2008, Freese and Nichols assisted the Somervell County Water District in preparing a $32-million loan application for the Texas Water Development Board’s (TWDB) Water Infrastructure Fund (WIF) loan. The County was in need of relieving overuse of groundwater in the Trinity Aquifer. The District’s goal was to transition the County from groundwater to surface water. The WIF loan helped pay for the treatment facilities and distribution system.

Unfortunately that year, the TWDB received...

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In 2008, Freese and Nichols assisted the Somervell County Water District in preparing a $32-million loan application for the Texas Water Development Board’s (TWDB) Water Infrastructure Fund (WIF) loan. The County was in need of relieving overuse of groundwater in the Trinity Aquifer. The District’s goal was to transition the County from groundwater to surface water. The WIF loan helped pay for the treatment facilities and distribution system.

Unfortunately that year, the TWDB received...

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Congratulations to Texas Water Development Board Executive Administrator Melanie Callahan, who was named Administrator of the Year by the Texas State Agency Business Administrator's Association (TSABAA). Ms. Callahan was named TWDB's interim executive administrator in March 2011 and executive administrator in December 2011.

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Written by Keeley Kirksey, P.E. and Rachel Ickert, P.E.

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Although drought conditions across most of Texas have improved since October of 2011, the June 19 U.S. Drought Monitor indicates that only 10 percent of the state is drought-free. This spring, reservoir levels increased significantly in many areas of the state, which has caused some Texans to resort back to a state of apathy in the hydro-illogic cycle (discussed in the April 27th...

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