John Duplechin

Dallas North Tollway Phase 4A

According to Bisnow, since 2000, Collin County has experienced the highest sustained growth rate of any U.S. County with more than a half-million people. The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) selected BGE to design the first extension of phase 4A of the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) extension project to address the vast growth in the […]

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

SH 249 Extension

BGE is serving as the General Engineering Consultant for TxDOT’s SH 249 project and is responsible for overseeing contract management, scheduling, administration, review, and coordination of design and construction activities performed by the design-build contractor. SH 249 is an extension project intended to improve traffic and connect the growing areas outside Northwest Houston to major […]

Andrea Goodwin

IH 635/Dallas North Tollway Split Diamond Traffic Signal Design

The intersections at the Dallas North Tollway and IH 635 in North Dallas had older, substandard traffic signals connected to a bridge that required replacement. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) needed to find a solution to replace the signals, which are all elevated and could not be attached to the bridge structure. TxDOT reached […]

Andrea Goodwin

IH 30 Rockwall County Improvement Project

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) partnered with BGE, Inc. to expand 17 miles of Interstate Highway 30 between Bass Pro Drive to west of FM 2642, through multiple cities in Dallas and Rockwall Counties. The project design included widening and reconstruction of existing 4 to 6 mainlanes to 6-8 mainlanes, continuous 2-3 lane frontage […]

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 […]

Laura Hughey

Judge Jodie Stavinoha Bridge

The path of destruction left behind by Category 4 Hurricane Harvey in 2017 presented monumental challenges to the people of the Southeast Texas region. Drawing from a diverse pool of dedicated talent, BGE stood ready to serve their clients and communities during this national disaster. One of the communities in need after the storm, was […]

Andrea Goodwin

Grayson County Tollway Study

To help relieve traffic congestion and increase regional mobility, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) Paris District coordinated with the Grayson County Regional Mobility Authority (GCRMA) to develop and evaluate preliminary alternative alignments for the proposed Grayson County Tollway (GCT) from FM Road 121 west of Gunter to US 75 in Denison. The proposed 33-mile […]

John Duplechin

South Montgomery County Mobility Plan

South Montgomery County is one of the fastest-growing residential and employment centers in the Greater Houston area. The purpose of the Mobility Study was to forecast future growth, envision scenarios for future development, assess the current status of and plan future improvements to street networks, intelligent transportation systems, pedestrian and bicycle networks and other relevant […]

John Duplechin

Texas Heritage Parkway

Texas Heritage Parkway is a 6.3-mile, four-lane boulevard located in Fort Bend County and Waller County, Texas. It serves as a north/south thoroughfare connecting FM 1093 (near the City of Fulshear) to IH 10 (near the City of Katy). To allow for the continuous flow of traffic, BGE designed the parkway so that it only […]

John Duplechin

Round Rock Quiet Zone

Train horns can be a nuisance for residents of communities near train tracks, which is why the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) implemented “quiet zones” in 2005. Quiet zones utilize additional safety measures that allow trains to cross intersections without having to sound its loud locomotive horn. BGE performed a study for potential quiet zones at […]

John Duplechin

The Vintage

The Vintage is a mixed-use development that includes luxury homes, high-end townhome communities, fine restaurants, a “green” hotel, healthcare facilities, shops and the 80-acre Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve. BGE provided land and site development services for numerous commercial, residential and medical facilities within the development. Of particular note is the Kickerillo-Mischer Preserve, a pristine piece of land […]

John Duplechin

The Grand Parkway

In the early 1960s, a group of developers and engineers envisioned a scenic highway that would encircle the greater Houston region. This highway, the Grand Parkway (SH 99) was proposed as a 180-mile loop that would pass through seven counties. BGE has worked with the Grand Parkway Association, Harris County Toll Road Authority, TxDOT and […]