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Our team’s intensive knowledge of Texas conditions is backed by research, design, and construction phase experience. We have satisfied city, county, State, and Federal government requirements by carefully listening to our client’s conditions of satisfaction and providing designs which get the job done without problems. We are committed to your success.
We evaluate and complete rehabilitation designs including construction plans, specifications, and cost estimates for local, collector, and arterial streets. Services include correcting the plan and profile, adding pedestrian and bicycle mobility enhancements, required utility improvements including addition of storm water system, construction controls including traffic control plans for phasing, and erosion and sedimentation controls.
We design innovative pavement structures for parking lots, city streets, county roads, and state highways, by carefully considering the anticipated design traffic, insitu soils, available materials, and climate conditions. Designs include flexible and rigid pavement alternatives for new construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance treatments considering the owners budget constraints, including life cycle costing for pavement type selection.
We design temporary traffic control plans (TCP) for all types of construction in the public right-of-way and including special events. We also create permanent traffic control plans, including all required pavement markings and traffic signs in conformance with the FHWA and Texas MUTCD.
We design all types of airside pavements including heliports, aprons, taxiways, and runways at HUB and G&A airfields, using the latest FAA design procedures and specifications. We also provide designs for all types of landside pavements including roadways, parking lots, sidewalk and ADA ramps improvements, solid waste transfer stations, and fueling facilities.
We design pavements to withstand heavy transit bus loading, including driveways, parking lots, fueling and wash bays, and maintenance buildings. We have specific experience with transit operations and needs, including bus stops and mobility access.
We design new pavements, and pavement rehabilitation for container terminals, cruise ship terminal parking lots, port access roads, reefer yards, stevedore empty container storage, and bulk breakdown storage yards including gravel-surfaced facilities
We collect existing pavement distress condition surveys and inventory other appurtenances, such as sidewalks and ADA ramps, street signs, and drainage features in right of ways (curb and gutter with our without storm drains or ditch drainage) and prepare them for entry into MicroPaver® software for the development of multiyear maintenance, rehabilitation, and reconstruction (MR&R) plans.
We perform non-destructive testing with Falling Weight Deflectometer equipment. We analyze non-destructive testing data, including Heavy Falling Weight Deflectometer (HWD) deflection testing, Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) layer thickness data, and Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) layer stiffness tests.
Grand Prairie: Award winning solution using moisture conditioning to overcome unsuitable subgrade soilsView Project →
Bayport/Port of Houston: We provided a solution with better performance than conventional reinforced concrete that also shorted the project completion by several months.View Project →
Denison: Discovery of a high gypsum content in the soil led to an innovative solution to reuse existing asphalt materials that reduced total material costs, and provided a smoother surface.View Project →
Mr. Carmichael manages statewide services and has developed award-winning designs on paving projects.
Ms. Barlow manages operations and provides leadership for street rehabilitation PSE and traffic control plan projects.
Mr. McDaniel is an expert in pavement material behavior and pavement design based on 25 years’ experience with TxDOT.