From the first topographical map to construction staking, the Surveying practice provides valuable information throughout the spectrum of a project. The array of services offered to our clients includes boundary and topo surveys, utility locations, as-built surveys, construction layout and staking, plat calculations, and legal descriptions for easement recordation. The importance of reliable information, our state-of-the-art computerized data collection systems, robotics, and GPS (Global Positioning Systems) are keys to our success and maintains a project’s schedule and budget.
Jones|Carter has helped to establish the cell phone tower network throughout Texas. We have provided a wide-range of services for over 1,300 Verizon tower sites, and over 60 sites each for T-mobile, AT&T, and Sprint along with independent tower companies, making us one of the most knowledgeable and oft-requested surveyors in the state of Texas.
Jones|Carter was the prime design consultant for the Penberthy extension from Luther Street to George Bush Drive (FM 2347). The scope included a 4-lane major collector roadway which transitioned to a 5-lane approach with a dedicated left turn lane at the intersection with FM 2347.
RailPort Business Park is a 1,700 acre development in Midlothian, Texas providing an optimum geographical position and amenities suited to large-scale distribution and manufacturing operations.
Western Power Sports is a distributor of over 120,000 products including off-road and street motorcycles and ATV’s, as well as snowmobile and watercraft parts and accessories. The company wished to expand into additional southwest markets including Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, and Arkansas. For their new distribution center, the company selected a site within the Railport Business Park in Midlothian, Texas.
Union Park is a 1,085-acre master planned community featuring a 35-acre park with open greenbelts and natural ponds. Future home to 3,200 single-family homes, the community boasts an amenity center, open air pavilion, resort-style pool, sports fields, pockets parks, and trails.
Phase I of Street Light Residential’s development at Mid Lane and Westheimer, The James, a luxury apartment complex, is now complete. The eight-story midrise has 344 high end residential units and features a courtyard with a resort-style pool, fitness center, and a clubhouse with a resident lounge and full service bar.
The joint fire and EMS station in Springwoods Village, an 1,800-acre mixed use community in north Harris County, and home to the new ExxonMobil corporate campus, will provide fire and medical emergency services to the area.
Green Bank’s core values and focus on sustainability drove the design of their new headquarters into a healthier, more productive, and resource-efficient banking facility. The institution wished to develop a building that was visually, physically and operationally superior to similar banking offices and was a reflection of how they do business. This comprehensive approach has resulted in the building achieving LEED Gold, one of the first banking institutions in Houston to be awarded the certification by the US Green Building Council.
Research Forest Lakeside office complex is located on 77 heavily wooded acres overlooking Lake Woodlands. The campus is comprised of 1.8M SF of office and retail space and the Class A office buildings have been certified LEED Silver (Building 2) and LEED Gold (Buildings 4 and 5) by the US Green Building Council.
The 130,000 SF Bridgewood Onion Creek project provides a high quality and culturally enriching environment for 164 south Austin area seniors.
In addition to the site infrastructure improvements, JC provided site plan design, permitting, and construction services for the Sabina apartments located on the project site. Sabina features 2 urban style, 5-story buildings comprised of 570 apartment units with lush courtyards and high end amenities.
Two three-story apartment buildings comprise the first phase of the Still Waters project on Slaughter Lane. Phase I will consist of the development of 12.38 acres of greenfield into a multi-family development consisting of 256 one- and two-bedroom apartment units with surface parking.
Built in 1925, the Green Water Treatment Plant was Austin's first water treatment plant. The plant was decommissioned in 2008 and subsequently demolished in 2010 creating a nearly 2M+ SF plot for redevelopment in prime downtown Austin. The overall plans for the aptly renamed Greenwater Redevelopment project include up to 1.7M SF of mixed-use projects undertaken by several owner/development teams.
In 2009, Jones|Carter developed the City’s Groundwater Reduction Plan (GRP) which reduces the City’s dependence on groundwater by converting to an alternative source.
Over two decades working with Bridgestone MUD has garnered our team an innate understanding of how to solve some of their most challenging issues.
The project scope includes rehabilitation of the existing influent lift station piping and controls. The new wastewater plant project also includes new electrical service, a 600-kW diesel generator and 2,000 gallon fuel tank, and a new control building.
Located in Houston’s high profile area of River Oaks, the five-story, multi-family project boasts 317 units that are just as fashionable as their inner Loop address.
In Austin, Texas, luxury on the lake can be found at The Reserve. Lake Travis’ ultimate gated, waterfront community features over three miles of shoreline, the deepest marina, private club, an equestrian center, and swim park.
Bluejack is built on 755 acres in Montgomery, Texas just northwest of Houston. The private club, golf course, and residential community nestled in the pines hearkens back to the fishing camps and lodges of old, with all of the newest amenities.
Modera Spring Town Center is a 396-unit, garden-style apartment complex, consisting of 21 3-story apartment buildings with well-appointed open spaces and jogging trails.
Nothing motivates an engineer more than solving a problem with a unique solution. When the City of Houston approached us about polluted waters in one of our city’s major waterways, we rigorously researched LID solutions already in place throughout the US and devised a custom solution for our own city’s needs.
The project's surrounding area, Pecan Grove, is a much-sought after residential community located in Richmond, Texas. In this close-knit community, owner involvement and buy-in was critical. Our team worked to find creative solutions to the flooding problem with the end goal being to reduce the risk of flooding and the resulting impact of rising flood insurance costs to the community.
In Texas, we love our football. Any facility that makes a Texas team excel and attracts the best athletes in the nation, is a winner. The Davis Football Player Development Center at Texas A&M presents a unique approach to honing athletes’ mental and physical acuity on the field.
The Red Oak project reconstructed a key roadway in one of north Houston’s busiest corridors, doubling the lanes of traffic.
Traffic control and mitigation of this heavily congested area was a chief challenge on this project. Relocating Centerpoint Energy transmission lines underground as well as relocating a large underground AT&T duct bank were also challenges that if not handled appropriately would have significant impacts on the schedule.
Within the confines of Harvest are 13 different governmental entities with varying jurisdictional powers. Managing that process along with executing a Hillwood project following their Live Smart Principles, created geopolitical barriers that had to be overcome to create a “win-win” for all involved.
Maintaining continual traffic flow and minimizing disruption in the heavily traveled, population-dense west side neighborhood were critical pieces of this capital improvement project. The scope of work involved extensive coordination with a myriad of private utility companies to assess potential conflicts.