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. We understand 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 help us maintain a project’s schedule and budget.
The Ivy and The James are two luxury apartment towers off Mid Lane and Westheimer Road in the River Oaks neighborhood of Houston. Continue reading to find out how our team helped bring the apartment community to life.
Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Bridge and Channel Repairs Client: Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort Services: Hydrology & Hydraulics, Survey, Site Civil, Construction Engineering Location: Lost Pines,
Lago Mar is a 2,000-acre master-planned community by Land Tejas in the growing Galveston-Clear Lake corridor. Our team was involved in every aspect of the development. Continue reading to find out more.
The Google Data Center is a 260,000 square-foot facility on a 375-acre tract within Midlothian’s Railport Business Park. Jones|Carter was contracted by the Midlothian Development Authority to prepare civil design construction plans for the relocation of open channel drainage, the construction of an underground reinforced concrete box drainage system and sewer line.
The TxDOT Bryan District is responsible for planning, designing, building, operating and maintaining the state’s transportation system in 10 counties in southeast Texas. our team was issued a work authorization by the TxDOT Bryan District to perform safety improvements at 33 intersections in eight counties within the district.
Buffalo Bayou is a slow-moving river that flows across Houston. Though the bayou is prone to flooding, it suffered an unusually large amount of damage during Hurricane Harvey. The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) selected Jones|Carter to act as design engineer for a three-phase improvement project.
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) replaced an outdated pool facility at the university’s Recreation Wellness Center. The site required several improvements, including the demolition of the existing pools, landscape, hardscape, and drainage
Criswell College for Biblical Studies is developing a new student housing facility. This will be the first dormitory for the college, marking an important milestone for future growth. The 0.76-acre site is located northeast of the intersection of Hill Avenue and Junius Street. This area of Dallas, called ‘Old East Dallas’, is one of the oldest areas within the city limits. The 5 story, 58,000 Square Foot building will provide housing units The surrounding area in Old East Dallas is bustling with new and future developments. Baylor University Medical Center is located just southwest of the project, an Aldi grocery store is located directly northeast, and several future apartment projects are proposed in the surrounding areas.
In 2014, in response to new discharge permit constraints issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), the City of League City was informed that the outfall for the effluent line for the Dallas Salmon Wastewater Treatment Plant (DSWWTP) would need to be moved from its existing location. Due to updated copper and zinc discharge limits, the outfall would need to be moved further downstream, requiring the City to build an entirely new effluent line and outfall location.
Bexar County Public Works Facility Client: Marmon Mok Services: Site Development, Surveying, Permitting Location: San Antonio, Texas Bexar County Public Works Facility is a
Northshore is a 38-story, mixed-use tower consisting of 439 apartments, 24,000+ square feet of office space, and 28,000+ square feet of restaurant and retail space. Located in the Green Water Redevelopment, Northshore is ideally located with proximity to downtown and access to Austin’s hike and bike trail.
Jones|Carter is working alongside the Midlothian Development Authority (MDA) on the design plans for the reconstruction of approximately 1.5 miles of V.V. Jones Road from State Highway 67 to Power Way. Currently a two-lane, asphalt road, once complete, the roadway will be a major arterial roadway. V. V. Jones is located on the western edge of the Railport Business Park in Midlothian.
Jones|Carter provided surveying services for Carter Ranch, a 14,669-acre working cattle ranch located in both Leon and Freestone Counties along the Trinity River. Large portions of the ranch had not been surveyed since the late 1800s when the land was cut from the sovereign of Texas. The J|C team surveyed 29 separate tracts, including 2.2 miles of railroad right-of-way, 16.2 miles of river, and approximately 50 adjoining properties within the allotted 30-day timeline.
The Jones|Carter team was contracted by the Challenger School Foundation to perform civil engineering services for the Challenger School in Plano. The school is located on a 9.22-acre site at the intersection of Spring Creek Parkway and Communications Parkway, just west of the Dallas North Tollway.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.