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The Awesome Spot Featured on CBS News and ABC News!

The Awesome Spot, a socially inclusive playground planned for Beyer Community Park in Modesto, has had a very exciting few weeks with multiple efforts to raise awareness and to fundraise for the project.  On April 22nd, The Awesome Spot team joined the B’Green group (O’Briens Market) at Earth Day.  The team had a great time assisting the community […]

O’Dell Engineering Ranked as Number 1 Civil Engineering Firm in the CVBJ Book of Lists!

O’Dell Engineering is pleased to announce that the firm has been ranked as the Number 1 Civil Engineering Firm in the Central Valley Business Journal Book of Lists! O’Dell is proud to provide exemplary civil engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, and land planning and land use entitlement services to the Central Valley. O’Dell is committed […]

An Awesome Start to 2017 for The Awesome Spot!

The Awesome Spot, a socially inclusive playground planned for Beyer Community Park in Modesto, is full steam ahead in 2017! The AWESOME design for the playground was recently revealed and the project is currently in the fundraising phase. Based on community input the playground is divided into three distinct areas for exploration and free play: […]

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 […]

O’Dell Engineering News: Chad Kennedy & John Zhang Promoted to Principal

O’Dell Engineering is pleased to announce that Mr. Chad Kennedy, P.L.A. and Mr. John Zhang, P.E. have been promoted to Principal. Mr. Kennedy will continue as Landscape Architecture Department Head. Mr. Zhang will serve as Pleasanton Division Manager and will continue his role as River Islands Senior Project Manager. Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Zhang have […]

O’Dell Engineering Project Updates: The Awesome Spot Design Unveiling Approaching!

The Awesome Spot, a socially inclusive playground planned for Beyer Community Park in Modesto, will reveal its conceptual design on Wednesday, November 16th at 6:00PM at The Century in downtown Modesto. The Century has generously donated the venue space for the past two community meetings and this design unveiling. The Awesome Spot and O’Dell Engineering […]

O’Dell Engineering Project Updates: Sunridge Park Celebrated on YouTube

Sunridge Park in Rancho Cordova, CA, designed by O’Dell Engineering, was featured by the California Special Districts Association on their YouTube channel. The association produced a short 4 minute film about the park’s socially inclusive features, the design approach, and its value to the local community. Interviews with Cordova Recreation & Park District board members, […]

O’Dell Engineering Project Updates: O’Dell Awarded ROW Engineering & Survey Contract for Merced-San Jose Segment of the California High-Speed Rail

O’Dell Engineering is happy to announce that the firm was awarded a contract for Right-of-Way Engineering and Survey Support Services for the California High-Speed Rail Merced-San Jose Segment. O’Dell Engineering currently provides right-of-way engineering and survey support services for the California High-Speed Rail for the Bakersfield to Fresno and Fresno to Merced segments. We are […]

O’Dell Engineering Project Updates: Riverbank Rail Corridor Connects a Community

The City of Riverbank, CA faces an interesting challenge along a highly traveled corridor connecting residential communities and industrial facilities with the rest of town. Thoughtful planners and staff, however, have devised a plan to transform this seemingly useless space along the trail corridor into a vibrant trail system that will safely connect school children […]