Building Partnerships to Build Infrastructure
For 120 years, Freese and Nichols has helped meet many transportation challenges, taking clients from concept to accomplishment. Our decades-long relationships with cities, counties and transportation agencies enable us to help develop the funding sources, planning, and innovative project designs to fulfill our clients’ vision.
One great example is the Parker County Transportation Bond Program. As this North Texas county becomes a gateway to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, its population is expected to double by 2025. We have helped equip Parker County to accommodate this growth by leading them through every phase of a six-year bond program with more than two dozen projects.
Freese and Nichols helped the County forge the strong partnerships that were crucial to developing transportation infrastructure. During project selection and prioritization, we facilitated collaboration with residents from many cities, representing all four precincts, to build grassroots support; during design and construction, our partnerships with the cities and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) enabled the program to maintain an aggressive timeline.
We’ve continued our partnership with Parker County by seeing the program through to completion. We designed and oversaw construction of projects that include new bridges; reconfigured railroad crossings and intersections; drainage improvements; and the Ric Williamson Memorial Highway and interchange at Interstate 20. Each year, Bond Program projects have finished under budget, enabling the County to stretch their dollars further by adding projects and enhancements to the program.