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In The News: Ceres Secures Grants for Park Projects

As reported in The Ceres Courier, the City of Ceres was recently awarded a $489,000 California River Parkways (RP) grant for the lower terrace of the Ceres River Bluff Regional Park. O’Dell Engineering has been involved with the River Bluff Regional Park since 2011, providing professional services to the City for a park playground, soccer […]

O’Dell Engineering Project Updates: The Awesome Spot One Step Closer to Revealing Design

The Awesome Spot, a socially inclusive playground planned for Beyer Community Park in Modesto, is one step closer to unveiling a conceptual design! The Awesome Spot team, led by Modesto-area resident Rachel Loredo, held its second community meeting in July. After an excellent turn-out and reception from the first community design workshop in May, organizers […]

O’Dell Engineering Project Updates: Recently Awarded On-Call Contracts

O’Dell Engineering is happy to announce that we have recently secured on-call contracts with Northern California agencies including the City of Ceres, the Dublin San Ramon Services District, the City of Salinas, and San Joaquin County. We value our existing relationship with each of these agencies and look forward to the continued opportunity to provide […]

In The News: Pedestrians Come First at River Islands

As seen in a recent Manteca Bulletin article, the importance of active recreational opportunities is not an afterthought at River Islands, but rather a critical planning factor. At completion, the community will boast an 18.5 mile, 20 foot wide bike path/pedestrian trail atop super levees that will encircle the entire development. The original plans for […]

O’Dell Engineering News: O’Dell Makes Donation to the ASLA Center for Landscape Architecture

O’Dell Engineering is now a proud sponsor of the future state-of-the-art American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Center for Landscape Architecture. The Sierra Chapter of ASLA California graciously made a $15,000 donation to the center, and sought out additional funding from member firms to further bolster support for the project. O’Dell happily supported the endeavor […]

In The News: Modesto Socially Inclusive Playground Community Meeting

Two recent Modesto Bee articles titled, “Meeting in Modesto will help make Beyer Park playground an Awesome Spot” and “Dozens turn out to share ideas on Awesome Spot playground in Modesto”, update Modesto-area resident Rachel Loredo’s effort to see a local inclusive playground come to life. Loredo’s dream of replacing the outdated Beyer Community Park with a […]

Project Updates: California High-Speed Rail Construction Package 1

The California High-Speed Rail Authority recently released two construction updates. Work is currently underway at six project sites located within Construction Package 1 (CP1) in Fresno, with more projects expected to begin throughout the coming weeks and the summer. O’Dell Engineering is currently providing right-of-way engineering and survey support services to the California High-Speed Rail […]

In The News: Fresno Cultural Arts District Park

O’Dell Engineering’s Cultural Arts District Park project was recently featured in The Fresno Bee. The article, titled “Fresno City Council approves $1.8 million in new park acquisitions, improvements,” announces that the Council unanimously approved a $1.16 million bid award to build a new park in downtown Fresno’s Cultural Arts District. O’Dell Engineering provided design services […]

In The News: Mom Leads Effort to Build Inclusive Playground in Modesto

The recent Modesto Bee article titled, “Mom leads effort to build ‘inclusive playground’ in Modesto”, chronicles a Modesto resident’s determination to see a local inclusive park come to fruition. Rachel Loredo has spearheaded an effort to replace the worn and outdated playground in Beyer Community Park with a state-of-the-art, socially inclusive playground. O’Dell Engineering is […]