Pleasure Island Playground

Pleasure Island Playground is surrounded by mature trees in a large park within a residential development.  The park is heavily used by families who live within walking distance.  Aesthetic theming for the playground update draws upon Livermore’s history as a railroad corridor and connects the agricultural and natural with the modern industrial facets of Alameda […]

Big Trees Park Playground

Big Trees Park Playground gets its name from a grove of impressive mature eucalyptus that surrounded the original play structures on the site.  Big Trees Park Playground is a nature themed playground operated by Livermore Area Recreation and Park District. With unique design elements such as a large 16-foot treehouse, boulder rocks, a tree maze, […]

May Nissen Playground

May Nissen Playground is a 1.88-acre playground in Livermore, CA adjacent to a local library and aquatic facility. This 100% socially inclusive play space features areas for outdoor reading, theatrical or dramatic play, and creative play to complement the library operations, along with multiple play areas, outdoor exercise equipment, and a new restroom facility. Theming […]

S. Reinway Recreational Use Plan

O’Dell Engineering, a Westwood company created a recreational use plan for the S. Reinway Avenue parcel in Waterford, CA. As a terminus of the river trail, this 16 acre City-owned parcel is a crucial element of the parks and trails system in the community. The site is near the Tuolumne River and it’s trails, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]