City of Goleta wins Bikeways and Trail Project of the Year

Drake Haglan and Associates (DHA) is proud to congratulate the City of Goleta on the Bikeways and Trail Project of the Year Award for the Hollister Avenue Class I Bike Path/Multi-Purpose Path SRTS Project.  Awarded by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Los Angeles Section, the project is recognized for its unique technical achievements, its complexity, scope and engineering features.

The project included curb extension intersection treatment, Class II bike lane, Class I bike path, sidewalk, bus pullouts, lighting and traffic signal, bioretention, and landscape and irrigation improvements.  Additionally, the project included reconstruction of one mile of roadway with crown correction, hardscaped and landscaped medians on Hollister Avenue between Ellwood Elementary School and Pacific Oaks Road. The path promotes active and sustainable transportation for all. 

DHA is proud to have prepared design and construction bid documents, and provided construction support for the project.

Job well done City of Goleta! 

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the City of Goleta on their Project of the Year Award

Drake Haglan and Associates is proud to congratulate the City of Goleta on the Hollister Avenue Class I Bike/Multi-Purpose Path Project of the Year Award in Santa Barbara County issued by the Santa Barbara-Ventura Branch of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The 14-foot wide concrete path along Hollister Avenue from Ellwood Elementary School to Pacific Oaks Road makes travel to and from the school more accessible for students living in the area, and also serves UCSB students, recreational riders and commuters. The path promotes active and sustainable transportation for all. Sharing in the City’s success, Drake Haglan and Associates prepared design and construction bid documents, and provided construction support for the project.

50 Corridor TMA Engineering Roundtable

Drake Haglan and Associates is proud to join the City of Rancho Cordova in sponsoring the 50 Corridor TMA’s Engineering Roundtable on March 15th. The goal of the TMA is to improve the quality of life through effective transportation planning. This public-private partnership promotes alternative transportation for those who live and work on the 50 Corridor.

This month’s speaker will be Sal Akhter from Streetlight Data, Streetlight Data creates analytics that shine light on mobility behavior. They use cell phone data to aid urban planning, transportation infrastructure design and project evaluation. They use “Big Data” to understand travel patterns, and focus on reducing VMT and improving transportation access and equity.

The TMA improves mobility along the 50 corridor through Advocacy, Employer Support, and Employee support. More information about the TMA is available at: www.50corridor.com

Alhambra Valley Road at Pinole Creek Washout Repair | Contra Costa County

DHA, through an on-call agreement, provided emergency design services for a washout and culvert replacement for Contra Costa County at Alhambra Valley Road over Pinole Creek.  Due to an existing debris blocked culvert pipe, creek flows overtopped the culvert and eroded away the existing 2-lane Alhambra Valley Road to a depth of approximately 25-feet below the road surface.

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Hickman Road Bridge Replacement Project | Stanislaus County

DHA is proud to lead the design for the Hickman Road Bridge Replacement project in Waterford.  Stanislaus County in coordination with the City of Waterford are currently planning the replacement of the Hickman Road Bridge over the Tuolumne River.   Chris Brady, Stanislaus County Public Works, Deputy Director, was recently featured in a KCRA news report addressing the need for a new bridge.

http://www.kcra.com/article/officials-look-to-replace-deteriorating-bridge-in-stanislaus-county/13455446

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A ‘New’ Old Sacramento

DHA CM Team On-Site as I-5/Riverfront Reconnection Construction Begins

DHA’s Howard Zabell recently appeared in KCRA 3’s feature news story about the City of Sacramento’s I-5/Riverfront Reconnection project. As a subconsultant to the Hanna Group, DHA is providing construction management services for the construction of a new bridge connecting 2nd Street to Capitol Mall, providing a new vehicular and pedestrian entrance to Old Sacramento, as well as increased bicycle connectivity, and sidewalk improvements. The $11 million construction project is scheduled for completion in October 2016. To view Howard’s interview, click here.

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