The Nature of Inclusive Play – A Transformative Guide by Chad Kennedy and Amy Wagenfeld

We are proud to announce that our very own Principal Landscape Architect Chad Kennedy, and Amy Wagenfeld, Occupational Therapist, have joined forces to create an extraordinary publication that will change the way we think about inclusive outdoor play. Titled “The Nature of Inclusive Play,” this book is a pioneering work co-authored by a landscape architect […]

New Senior Project Manager, Michael Beltran, PE, Joins O’Dell Engineering!

We are excited to announce that Michael Beltran, PE, has joined the O’Dell Engineering team as a Senior Project Manager in our civil engineering department. With his extensive experience in civil and geotechnical engineering, he will be a valuable asset to our team as we continue to grow and expand our services. Michael will be […]

Shortage of Electrical Transformers May Cause Construction Delays

With the demand for new homes as strong as it has been in many years, there are many factors now affecting the delivery of new home construction. Shortages of labor and materials have driven prices higher and extended lead times for construction. One of the most significant shortages relates to the installation of electric facilities […]

Modesto Rotary Centennial Music Garden Celebrates Grand Opening

The Modesto Rotary Club Celebrates 100th Anniversary In 2020 the Modesto Rotary Club celebrated 100 years of being committed to improving the world, on a local and global level. Some notable projects the Club has been involved with over the years include, painting the interior of a YMCA building, planting 20 Valley Oak trees in […]

Chad Kennedy Receives San Joaquin Engineers Council 2018 Distinguished Service Award

We are proud to announce that Chad Kennedy, Principal Landscape Architect at O’Dell Engineering, was recently awarded the San Joaquin Engineers Council 2018 Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Kennedy was presented the award at the Council’s 51st annual dinner meeting on February 22, 2018. Every year, SJEC accepts nominations for the Engineering Profession Distinguished Service Award. […]

O’Dell Engineering Publishes the April 2014 Issue of Land Connections

The Landscape Architecture Department at O’Dell Engineering has published the April 2014 Issue of Land Connections Magazine. This issue features an article on landscape tips for dealing with drought written by Chad Kennedy, a landscape architect and associate of O’Dell Engineering. You can read the entire April 2014 Issue of Land Connections on the Resources […]

Modesto to Consider Changes to Plans for Wood Colony Annexation

On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 the Modesto Bee Newspaper reported the Modesto City Council would consider changes to the City’s plans to annex Wood Colony. According to the article, the proposed change would include removing over 1,200 acres of agricultural land from the growth area while keeping over 1,100 acres designated for commercial development and […]

Central Stockton Housing Project to Serve Elderly Approved

On Friday, February 14, 2014 the City of Stockton Planning Commission approved a project to build 82 living units for elderly residents in Central Stockton. The project is located on Rosemarie Lane near Stagg High School. According to the article, the City Council recently voted to lend $766,000 to help the developer of the project […]