John Duplechin

SH 21 Super 2 Widening and Rehabilitation

There were few opportunities to pass slower-moving vehicles on this rural, two-lane, high-traffic volume stretch of SH 21 between Crockett and Madisonville, Texas. To address the problem, TxDOT Lufkin District hired BGE to develop designs to widen, rehabilitate and add “Super 2” passing lanes to 7.8 miles of the highway. TxDOT’s goals were to improve […]

Andrea Goodwin

Cinco MUD 1

Located in the West Houston suburb of Katy, Cinco MUD 1 is home to more than 32,000 residents. In 2015, residents used 2.1 billion gallons of water, and an estimated 800 million (almost 40 percent) of those gallons were used for irrigation – all of which comes from potable water attained from groundwater wells. Cinco […]

Andrea Goodwin

Loop 410 Elevated Storage Tank

This project consisted of the design of a 1.5 million gallon composite elevated storage tank. BGE performed tank site evaluation, pipeline route evaluation, tank site plan development and drainage, mechanical and electrical, and instrumentation design. The project also included approximately 164 linear feet of 24-inch ductile iron water line to connect the new elevated storage […]

Andrea Goodwin

Multiple Sewershed Package 10B

The SAWS Multiple Sewershed Package 10B Project consisted of sewer lines evaluation and replacement throughout 17 locations in San Antonio. The sewershed package consisted of 4,142 linear feet of 8- and 10-inch sewer main crossing under major highways and main access lanes within the TxDOT Right of Way by trenchless methods (CIPP), 111 linear feet […]

Andrea Goodwin

City of Houston Southeast Water Purification Plant

BGE partnered with the City of Houston to rehabilitate its Southeast Water Purification Plant, which provides 200 million gallons a day of drinking water to residents. The plant was originally constructed in the 1980s and needed updates to continue to meet the needs of the citizens in its service area. After a comprehensive evaluation of […]

Andrea Goodwin

City of Houston Asset Management

BGE partnered with the City of Houston to assess their groundwater mechanical, structural, instrumentation and electrical assets. As part of the project, BGE and its subconsultants visited 82 different facilities – including elevated storage tanks, well sites, water plants and re-pump stations – and assessed more than 3,000 assets. A risk score was calculated for […]

Andrea Goodwin

Dunham Pointe

Dunham Pointe is a 1,327-acre, master-planned community, located on the south side of US Hwy 290 in Cypress, Texas. BGE is providing consulting services for all aspects of this community’s development. When built out, Dunham Pointe will include a diverse mix of uses of residential, office, retail and commercial facilities all connected via a series […]

Andrea Goodwin

Feathercrest Lift Station

The SAWS Feathercreast project consisted of the construction of 9,477 linear feet of 24-inch sewer line and 460 feet of 12-inch sewer main for the relief of two lift stations in northeast San Antonio. The project included 4,810 linear feet of 18-inch HDPE force main sanitary sewer, 52 linear feet of 12-inch gravity sanitary sewer […]

Andrea Goodwin

Elyson

Elyson is a 3,600-acre, master-planned community located in Harris County near SH 99 and FM 529. Upon completion, the development will include approximately 5,500 single-family homes, as well as shopping centers, office buildings and multi-family dwellings, and is anticipated to have six municipal utility districts (MUDs). BGE has been providing land development, public works, survey […]

Andrea Goodwin

North Fort Bend Water Authority Program Management

Since 2005, BGE has served as North Fort Bend Water Authority’s (NFBWA) Program Manager, helping to achieve its short- and long-term goals. Encompassing 141 square miles, the NFBWA includes significant rural and undeveloped areas, but is rapidly being developed. Its assets include more than 50 miles of water transmission pipelines as well as a 40 million […]

Andrea Goodwin

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) TRACON Drainage Improvements

The TRACON building, which houses the Air Traffic Control tower at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA), suffered significant flood damage on October 30, 2015, when 10.4 inches of rain fell over a three-hour period causing roughly six inches of inundation inside the building. As a result, a study was conducted to evaluate the existing flood […]

John Duplechin

Integrated Pipeline Project

Due to a population boom, Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) and Dallas Water Utilities (DWU) needed a 350 mgd raw water transmission pipeline system in order to meet increased demands. The BGE team designed Section 19-01, 20.8 miles of 84-inch diameter raw water transmission main. The 149-mile pipeline passes from Lake Palestine to Lake Benbrook, […]

Andrea Goodwin

Slaughter Lane

Slaughter Lane is a major arterial road located in south Austin. The Slaughter Lane Corridor Mobility Plan limits are between FM 1826 and Vertex Boulevard and extend approximately 10.6 miles. There are 56 intersections within the boundaries of the corridor plan area, 28 of which are signalized. This corridor provides access to residences and businesses, […]

John Duplechin

Windmill Farms

Windmill Farms is a master-planned community in Kaufman County, Texas, that combines a diverse mix of commercial/retail and residential housing types with an assortment of amenities. It encompasses 3,800 plus acres with 1,200 acres of open space, 7,000 residential units and 15 miles of trails. This combination of housing and open space creates neighborhoods that […]

John Duplechin

Texas Heritage Parkway

Texas Heritage Parkway is a 6.25-mile, four-lane boulevard located in Fort Bend County and Waller County, Texas. It will provide a north/south thoroughfare from FM 1093 (Westpark Tollway) to IH 10 at the Pederson Road exit. Roundabouts, instead of traffic signals, will be utilized at 10 intersections to allow for continuous traffic flow. Wide, multi-modal […]

John Duplechin

Big Fossil Creek Parallel Relief Sanitary Sewer Main

Phase II of a three-phase plan included the installation of 9,157 linear feet of 66-inch sanitary sewer line and the replacement of two existing meter stations. This phase provided relief and alleviated present and future concerns regarding the current sewer main by using a single parallel sanitary sewer pipeline. The two existing meters that were […]