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May Nissen Park Awarded CARPD Outstanding Renovated Facility

O’Dell Engineering is delighted to announce that Livermore Area Recreation and Park District – LARPD has been awarded the California Association of Recreation and Park Districts Award of Distinction for Outstanding Renovated Facility for May Nissen Community Park.  We loved the opportunity to assist LARPD with the development of this 100% socially inclusive park in […]

Prioritizing Health – O’Dell Engineering’s Response to COVID-19

These are challenging and unprecedented times. As we continue to navigate this evolving situation, O’Dell is putting the health and safety of our staff, clients, and community members first. Our offices look a little different these days with most staff working remotely, but just because we aren’t in the office doesn’t mean we aren’t here […]

25 Years, 25 Acts – Check! Now What?

Last year, we celebrated our 25th anniversary! To commemorate this occasion and give back to the communities that make our profession possible, we decided to complete 25 acts of service. Throughout the year, O’Dell team members championed causes near and dear to their hearts. The entire team came together to complete 25 acts, a few […]

May Nissen Park Awarded CPRS District 3 Outstanding Park

We are so excited for our client Livermore Area Recreation and Park District – LARPD who received the CPRS District 3 Outstanding Park award for May Nissen Park. We loved creating this magical (literally, it is fairy-tale themed) park with LARPD! May Nissen Playground is a 1.88-acre playground in Livermore, CA adjacent to a local […]

EmPOWERment Park Awarded $6.28 Million in Prop 68 Funding

In amazing news this week, our client, the Sacramento Parks Foundation, was awarded $6,280,000 in Prop 68 funds for EmPOWERment Park! This amazing park in Sacramento County will include a parking lot with 11 ADA spaces, a round-a-bout, a drop-off zone, welcome signage and a tactile park map, a community garden, a storage shed, an […]

O’Dell Fresno Team Begins 2020 With New Office

We are excited to announce that our Fresno staff have moved into a new office! We are now located at 7045 N Chestnut Avenue, Suite 103, Fresno, CA 93720. Our team is excited to work in this new lovely space, with plenty of room to grow! We can’t wait to welcome you into our new […]

Earlimart Neighborhood Park Awarded the California Park & Recreation Society Award of Excellence

Earlimart Neighborhood Park received the California Park & Recreation Society Award of Excellence for Neighborhood Class 1 in the Excellence in Park Planning & Development category. This four-acre park is a progressive joint-use facility (between the County and the Earlimart Unified School District) in a very small country town. It is the town’s first and […]

O’Dell Engineering Named One of the “2019 Best Places to Work: Central Valley”

O’Dell Engineering was named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work: Central Valley by Best Companies Group. The program, presented by Opportunity Stanislaus, recognizes organizations with strong, positive workplace environments. “The organizations selected for this designation are leaders in their field without exception,” said David White, Chief Executive Officer of Opportunity Stanislaus. “Their cultures […]

O’Dell Named PSMJ 2019 Circle of Excellence Firm

O’Dell Engineering is excited to announce we were recently named a PSMJ Resources Inc. 2019 Circle of Excellence firm. This designation is received by the top 20% of participants in PSMJ’s yearly Financial Performance Benchmark Survey. The survey contains over 100 metrics to identify firms throughout the United States and Canada that are the most efficient […]

“MoRo” Music Garden Project Featured in the Modesto Bee

The Modesto Bee recently featured an article on the “MoRo” Music Garden. As a part of our “25 Years, 25 Acts” program, O’Dell is currently donating design services for this project which includes a conceptual master plan and improvement plans for a music garden adjacent to the Foster Family Theater in the Gallo Center for […]