River Islands Trail & Bikeway

O’Dell Engineering’s landscape architecture department is currently designing a one mile recreation trail along the River Islands Development levee.

Earlimart Park

O’Dell Engineering’s Landscape Architecture Department is currently designing the first and only neighborhood park in Earlimart, CA. The park is approximately four acres and is a joint use facility between the county and the neighboring elementary school. The park is funded by a Proposition 84 grant and contains a grass open space, basketball courts, playgrounds, […]

Ryno Park

This neighborhood park renovation of an old storm water retention basin included the addition of a large playground area with multiple play structures, picnic facilities, a basketball court, trap fencing, additional grass open space, and site lighting. The playground and additional amenities were thoughtfully prepared with socially inclusive principals as a core design strategy. Sensory […]

River Bluff Regional Park Playground & Expansion

The River Bluff Regional Park Playground was a grant funded project that was constrained by a tight budget and construction completion deadline. Due to O’Dell Engineering’s in-house resources, the concept and improvement plan preparation phases were completed very quickly resulting in a bid opening within four months of the notice to proceed. The project included […]

Ceres Main Canal Bike Path Phases 1-4

This project included the construction of a new paved class I bike path along the levee bank of the Ceres Main Canal. The levee embankment also serves as a patrol and maintenance road for irrigation equipment and personnel. It had been used informally for recreation. Key features of the design project included precision grading plans […]

Avenal Park

This proposition 84 funded park in the City of Avenal is a small half an acre neighborhood park. Despite its size, the park was carefully designed with socially inclusive design features and parameters to provide play for all children regardless of abilities. Child development related features focused on motor function, cognition, sensory stimuli, natural elements, […]


The Ventana development is a 250 acre master planned community in Madera, CA. Ultimate build-out of this community was planned for 4,600 multi-density dwelling units, five acres of commercial, a fifteen acre elementary school, eight acres of public facilities, and twenty acres of parks and open space. O’Dell Engineering provided services including infrastructure study, utility […]

Santana Ranch

Santana Ranch is a planned residential community proposed on approximately 290 acres of land adjacent to the City of Hollister. This mixed use project includes residential uses of varying densities, commercial areas, parks, schools, and an internal trail system. This multi-phased master planned area provides for the development of approximately 1,000 new residential dwelling units. […]

River Islands

The River Islands project is a 4,905 acre master planned community in Lathrop, CA. Ultimate build-out of this community will be comprised of 11,000 dwelling units, five million s.f. of commercial and office space, and nine schools connected by a network of lakes, parks, trails, and open spaces. The construction of 300’ wide levees along […]

Fahren’s Creek

This 174 acre multi-phase master planned area included 574 single family dwellings with master plan infrastructure including sewer pump stations, arterial streets, Caltrans permitting, traffic signals, and FEMA processing. The most complex feature of this development was a floodwater bypass channel designed to receive excessive flows from Fahren’s creek. O’Dell Engineering provided services including infrastructure […]