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Land Connections–Designing for Safety

With incidents of harassment and violence commonly displayed on the news or social media, it is understandable that people may feel vulnerable in public spaces, even in the nicest of areas. Whether taking a stroll in the park during a sunny day or walking home from work late in the dark night, no one should […]

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 […]

Assistant Civil Engineer Veronica dela Fuente Speaks at UC Davis Diversity Summit

O’Dell Engineering Assistant Civil Engineer Veronica dela Fuente was invited to speak at the first-ever State of Diversity in Engineering Summit at UC Davis. The Diversity Summit aimed to stimulate incisive discussions on the significance and impact of diversity and inclusivity from the classroom to the engineering industry. As a part of the esteemed panel, […]

25 Years, 25 Acts: Celebrating 25 Years of Improving Our Communities

This year, O’Dell Engineering celebrates 25 years of business! In the past quarter century we’ve had the opportunity to improve our local communities by doing what we love: designing impeccable civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, and land planning projects. We understand that these projects have the ability to improve the lives of our community […]

Cultural Arts District Park Awarded ASLA CA Sierra Chapter 2018 Merit Award

Cultural Arts District Park received the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) California Sierra Chapter 2018 Merit Award. Cultural Arts District Park is a unique and technologically advanced ode to the diverse artistic & cultural community of Fresno. Designed to foster creativity, support healthy living, and provide a gathering place that residents can cherish, this space is […]

Earlimart Neighborhood Park Awarded ASLA CA Sierra Chapter 2018 Honor Award & APWA Central CA Chapter 2018 Public Works Project of the Year Award

Earlimart Neighborhood Park received the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) California Sierra Chapter 2018 Honor Award and the American Public Works Association (APWA) Central California Chapter 2018 Public Works Project of the Year Award. 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. […]

Chad Kennedy Speaks at TEDx Modesto

Chad Kennedy, Principal Landscape Architect at O’Dell Engineering, recently spoke at the TEDx Modesto event. TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to “Ideas Worth Spreading”, usually through the vehicle of brief, passionate, and moving talks from industry leaders. To further ignite discussion on these important ideas, TED created the TEDx program to support local, independently […]

Ceres Parks Master Plan

O’Dell Engineering prepared a comprehensive parks and recreation master plan for the City of Ceres.  A cutting-edge analysis of all recreational programming, services, and facilities was provided to develop a comprehensive strategy to meet the sports fields, recreational facilities, trails, and recreational program needs of the community.

Centennial Park & Socially Inclusive Playground Brings Accessible Play to All in Madera!

The recent grand opening of Centennial Park & Socially Inclusive Playground in Madera was a smashing success! With a strong community need for a socially inclusive play space, the City of Madera, its citizens, and O’Dell Engineering worked together to create an accessible, unique, and wonderful recreational opportunity for the City. O’Dell Engineering provided civil […]

O’Dell Engineering Project Updates: O’Dell Receives ASLA Award for Beckwith Veterinary Hospital

O’Dell Engineering is proud to announce that the firm received the Honor Award (Institutional/Civic) for Beckwith Veterinary Hospital at the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) California Sierra Chapter 2016 Design Awards. The award category of Institutional/Civic recognizes site-specific works of landscape architecture for institutional, commercial, or civic uses. Submissions were evaluated based on factors […]