HVJ Statewide

HVJ Associates®

Civil and Pavement


Civil and Pavement
Engineering Services

We provide a wide range of civil, pavement, and water/wastewater engineering services focused on developing innovative designs which are cost-effective and focused on achieving long-term success by carefully developing the project design criteria based on input about the client’s needs and goals. Understanding the local traffic, utility systems, soil conditions, available pavement materials, and agency design requirements allows HVJ to be successful and cost-efficient.

Recent Projects

We focus on public sector infrastructure projects. We deliver superior engineering knowledge and an outstanding experience.

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SH 161 (IH 20 to South of Egyptian Way), Grand Prairie, Texas

Grand Prairie: Award winning solution using moisture conditioning to overcome unsuitable subgrade soils

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Bayport Civil and Pavement Engineering Project Image

Bayport Phase 2 Container Yard (CY6 North), Bayport, Texas

Bayport/Port of Houston: We provided a solution with better performance than conventional reinforced concrete that also shorted the project completion by several months.

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US 75 Pavement Engineering Project Overview

US 75, Denison, Texas

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.

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Texas Border Crossing Pavement Management Texas-Mexico Border:

We provided rehabilitation options, budget estimates, and future condition predictions at 9 crossings to improve the pavement condition.

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The office and staff are pre-certified by TxDOT for the following:

  • 1.4.1 Land Planning / Engineering
  • 1.8.1 Public Involvement
  • 3.2.1 Route Studies & Schematic Design
  • 4.2.1 Roadway Design
  • 4.5.1 Constructability Review
  • 6.1.1 Routine Bridge Inspection Team Leader
  • 6.2.1 Complex Bridge Inspection Team
  • 7.1.1 Traffic Engineering Studies
  • 8.1.1 Signing, Pavement Marking, And Channelization
  • 8.6.1 Rail-Highway Design
  • 9.1.1 Bicycle And Pedestrian Facility Development
  • 12.4.1 Pavement Design Services
  • 12.5.1 Pavement Evaluation
  • 17.5.1 Civil Engineering
  • 18.3.1 Utility Adjustment Coordination
  • 18.4.1 Utility Engineering
  • 18.6.1 Utility Management & Coordination Oversight

Meet The Team

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Frank Carmichael

Branch Manager/Pavement Practice Leader

Mr. Carmichael manages statewide services and has developed award-winning designs on paving projects.

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Linda Barlow

Department Manager

Ms. Barlow manages operations and provides leadership for street rehabilitation PSE and traffic control plan projects.

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John Bilyeu

Senior Pavement Engineer

Mr. Bilyeu is an expert in pavement testing, analysis, and design based on over 20 years’ experience with TxDOT.

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Reuben James

Project Manager

Mr. James has extensive experience in traffic control design and asset management.

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HVJ Austin

1701 Directors Blvd., Ste 910
Austin, TX 78744



(737) 222-5151


HVJ Houston

6120 S Dairy Ashford Rd
Houston, TX 77072



(281) 933-7388