Halff Cosponsors Industrial Development Tour to Support Women in Real Estate

Inside Halff 08-31-2021

Halff and partner Peinado Construction cosponsored an industrial development bus tour for IWIRE North Texas in early August, touring multiple projects at or near DFW Airport. IWIRE, or Industrial Women in Real Estate, is “dedicated to creating ...

MLK Jr. Park Design Provides the Ideal Blueprint for Arkansas City

Articles 08-27-2021

Nearly 54 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dropped in on a group of students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia. It was a brief visit by all accounts. But in true Dr. King fashion, he taught, challenged and inspired those students ...

Oklahoma State University Honors Halff Regional Practice Leader Lenny Hughes With Distinguished Alumnus Award

Inside Halff 08-25-2021

Oklahoma State University honored Halff Planning and Landscape Architecture Regional Practice Leader Lenny Hughes with its Distinguished Landscape ...

Asphalt Pavement Preservation Saves Roads and Budgets

Articles 08-18-2021

Demands on public roadways and overall transportation budgets increase seemingly every year. While quality and safety are critical roadway components, the financial burden to maintain and repair those facilities is high and becomes ...

Production Manager Erik Verduzco Awarded Halff’s Home Run Award

Inside Halff 08-13-2021

President/CEO Mark Edwards awarded the Home Run Award to Houston Production Manager Erik Verduzco. The Home Run Award is presented to an employee who embodies the spirit of Halff through leadership, ownership, excellence and the growth of others. “Erik is the definition of ‘will do whatever it takes to get […] ...

811 Day Brings Halff SUE to the Forefront

Articles 08-11-2021

Aug. 11 is 811 Day across the U.S., which brings awareness to the practice of safe digging, whether it’s planting a tree in your backyard or digging the foundation for a large building. Infrastructure that accommodates electricity, natural gas, water, sewer and telecommunications lines ...

Engineer RJ Endsley Honored with the 2021 Rising Star Award

Inside Halff 08-06-2021

Austin Public Works Team Leader RJ Endsley was honored with the 2021 Rising Star Award from Zweig Group. The award recognizes younger professionals whose exceptional technical capability, leadership ability, effective teaching or research ...

Our Geospatial Services

Videos 06-01-2021

We add value to your projects by providing high-quality geospatial solutions inexpensively and on-schedule. Our focus is to select the right tools for the job while understanding three critical areas of a project: safety, data quality and creative solutions. Check out a brief look at our geospatial services!   ...

Winter Storm Recovery: Important Lessons and How to Move Forward

Articles 04-20-2021

Spring has sprung, but the winter storm that brought snow, ice and piercing-cold temperatures to Texas and neighboring states in February had a lasting impression—for all the wrong reasons. ...

Halff Associates Announces Jessica Baker Promoted to Chief Marketing Officer

Press Releases 03-10-2021

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading and fastest-growing engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces Jessica Baker, PE, PMP, CFM, as the firm’s chief marketing officer and newest management team member. ...

Our Future Engineers

Videos 02-26-2021

For EWeek 2021's Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, we asked some of the Halff family's future engineers what they think engineers do. While we can’t confirm how much chocolate our engineers eat, they do enjoy designing ...

Harts Branch Trail Project Portfolio

Videos 02-23-2021

The Town of Little Elm recently enhanced its Harts Branch Trail, a 12-foot-wide, 1.3-mile shared-use trail meandering along the Harts Branch riparian corridor. The trail safely links the Town’s neighborhoods, businesses and communities ...

Belt Line Road Project Spotlight

Videos 02-17-2021

Have you noticed the difference on Belt Line Road in Addison? We worked with the Town to make numerous aesthetic, safety and operational improvements to this highly traveled road through the popular restaurant row.   ...

Shaun Sallee Named SAME Young Member of the Year

Inside Halff 01-29-2021

Congratulations to Project Manager Shaun Sallee, PE, who was named the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Young Member of the Year by the Houston-Galveston Post! The Young Member group provides ...

Partnership Turns Students into Creative Thinkers

Inside Halff 12-28-2020

Halff employees relish opportunities to solve problems for others. The company’s participation in the mINiTERN Program during the fall with students from Dallas College has added even more creative thinking to the equation. ...

Bill Swope is Helping Drone Education Take Off in North Texas Schools

Inside Halff 12-15-2020

When it comes to the modern world of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Bill Swope, CP, has a wealth of knowledge. Bill, who is the Surveying practice business development manager at Halff, is involved in multiple UAS advisory programs ...

Why Online Bidding Platforms Improve the Efficiency of Bidding Your Projects

Articles 11-04-2020

The pandemic and resulting circumstances have forced companies and agencies in all industries to examine the way they operate, consider change management and rethink best practices. That includes the bid solicitation process. ...

The Supply Chain Impact and Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

Articles 10-07-2020

One of the clear pictures painted for industrial and manufacturing companies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic is the importance of adaptation. Supply chains have been broken globally for a multitude of industries, and these disruptions ...

Waters of the U.S. Definition Change May Create New Opportunities for Developers

Articles 09-30-2020

Halff published a bulletin in the spring of 2020 about the EPA and Department of the Army issuance of the final rule defining waters of the United States regulated under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Becoming effective on June 22, 2020 ...

Examining Atlas 14’s Impact on Future Development in the Houston Area

Articles 09-23-2020

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) published its updated version of Atlas 14 (Volume 11) in 2018 to revise rainfall amounts that define a 100-year storm event—as well as a variety of other frequencies—in Texas. ...

Integrated Architectural and Engineering Approach Is More Collaborative, More Efficient and Quicker to Market

Articles 09-03-2020

Development projects can pull together a variety of dynamics, agendas, capabilities and even egos to fulfill a client’s vision. For instance, a building architect might ...

Halff Associates, Inc. Announces Acquisition of BESH, Inc.

Press Releases 08-31-2020

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the ...

HCI Makes Donation to the Down Syndrome Association of Houston

Inside Halff 08-25-2020

The Down Syndrome Association of Houston (DSAH) does everything in its power to change perception. In a world where people generally express sorrow for the birth of a child with Down syndrome, DSAH celebrates it. ...

Case Study: Legacy Transmission Pipeline Replacement Accomplished Despite Multiple Environmental and Logistical Hurdles

Case Studies 08-20-2020

Replacing a legacy natural gas pipeline for integrity purposes can be routine—until it isn’t. That was the case for a 24-inch pipeline ...

Bargainer Appointed to Texas Board of Architectural Examiners

Inside Halff 08-18-2020

Senior Vice President and Planning and Landscape Architecture Practice Leader Tim Bargainer has been appointed by Governor Greg Abbott to the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners. ...

Capital Cascades Park: A Vision to Improve Stormwater Management Within a World-Class Park Is a Reality in Tallahassee

Articles 07-31-2020

Capital Cascades Park was a vision that became reality. It was a grand vision to transform a low-lying, industrial EPA Superfund site in the heart of Tallahassee ...

Section 404 Updates on Navigable Waters Protection Rule and Nationwide Permit 12

Articles 06-10-2020

Over the last few months, two actions have the consultant industry monitoring agency websites and press releases to better understand how these actions will affect permitting future projects pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act ...

Michael Coffey, Ph.D., PE, LEED AP, Joins Halff as Land and Site Development Team Leader

Press Releases 05-29-2020

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is proud to announce that Michael Coffey, Ph.D., PE, LEED AP ...

Machine Learning Will Take Prioritization and Capital Improvement Project Selection to the Next Level

Articles 05-21-2020

Machine-learning algorithms are woven into our daily lives. For instance, they use data to predict or recommend our Netflix and YouTube viewing choices. They foretell ...

Virtual Public Meeting Is a New Venture and Success for Bexar County

Articles 05-07-2020

Virtual meetings are becoming more of a comfort zone for municipalities, design consultants and other entities needing to engage the public and keep projects moving forward. That line of communication remains vital to facilitate new information ...

5 Days of Do-It-Yourself STEM Projects

Articles 04-27-2020

At Halff, we turn ideas into reality and encourage young thinkers to do the same. With many schools across the country closed for the remainder of the school year, here are some fun and interactive ways for students of all ages to engage in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) […] ...

Part II: Stay Calm and Carry On … With Virtual Public Engagement

Articles 04-24-2020

While mastering virtual meeting tools is important to conduct engaging, worthwhile public meetings and gain valuable input from constituents, keeping the original purpose of the meeting and maintaining a human touch are also critical. ...

Part I: Stay Calm and Carry On … With Virtual Public Engagement

Articles 04-20-2020

The term business as usual has certainly taken on new life since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic. The temporary suspension of open-meeting gatherings has challenged everyone to find virtual platforms and effective methods for ...

How GIS Is an Effective Tool in Evaluating Environmental Impacts and Accelerating the Decision-Making Process

Articles 04-07-2020

Halff’s scientists and planners rely on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to develop layers of important geospatial and environmental data for project planning ...

A Message from Our President/CEO: COVID-19

Articles 03-25-2020

COVID-19 has forced many communities to issue shelter-in-place orders to fight its spread. Halff employees are cooperating with these orders and, at the same time, committed to providing the same high level of service and quality for which we are ...

Employee Helps Foster Community Development a Nail at a Time in Honduras

Inside Halff 03-05-2020

Halff Business Development Manager Mike Watson had no interest in traveling to Honduras in 1998 to perform survey work for the construction of an orphanage. He reluctantly took the mission outreach trip and has rarely missed an opportunity ...

Regional Veloweb Connects Mobility to Quality of Life in North Texas

Articles 03-04-2020

The Regional Veloweb, or more commonly Veloweb, may not be a widely recognizable name, but it is serious business when it comes to improving bicycle and pedestrian connectivity in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The result of a federal ...

The Project Manager Behind Dallas’ Drainage Relief Tunnel Project

Inside Halff 02-20-2020

Engineers Week is dedicated to raising awareness of engineers’ positive contributions to our society and introducing the profession to young people. Halff’s purpose statement declares that engineers “improve lives and communities by turning ideas ...

Map It Out: Halff’s New Mobile System Shows No Boundaries for Data Collection

Articles 02-05-2020

Safety. Efficiency. Accuracy. Productivity. Cost. All are valuable commodities in a project. Halff’s investment in a Trimble MX9 mobile LiDAR unit—one of the most advanced mobile mapping solutions in the world today—will enhance geospatial ...

Don’t Let Right of Way Acquisition Delays Unhinge Your Project

Articles 01-22-2020

Right of way acquisition is a critical piece of delivering a successful project—particularly transportation and utility endeavors. Some common challenges may include not knowing where to begin, not having adequate staff to ...

Unique City of Austin Tree Inventory Project Integrates Geospatial Asset Management Tool

Articles 01-16-2020

The City of Austin set out to conduct a comprehensive inventory and analysis of trees within the public right of way. The efforts are intended to help the City ...

Halff Announces Leadership Transitions

Press Releases 01-06-2020

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading and fastest-growing engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces transitions in the firm’s management team. Mark Edwards succeeds Patrick Kunz as president/chief executive officer, Todd Jackson succeeds Roman Plugge as chief operating officer and ...

Brad Ezell, PE, Joins Halff as Vice President and Federal Programs Director

Press Releases 12-10-2019

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is proud to announce that Brad Ezell, PE, has joined Halff as vice president and director of Federal Programs. ...

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Drainage Relief for East Dallas

Inside Halff 12-05-2019

The Mill Creek/Peaks Branch/State-Thomas Drainage Relief Tunnel (Mill Creek Tunnel) may be the largest project many of us will never see. With a $320 million total cost, it is one of the largest projects Halff has ever done. The Mill Creek Tunnel—the largest ...

Case Study: How Integrated Design Enabled an Aggressive Fulfillment Center Redesign and Construction Schedule to Be Met

Case Studies 12-04-2019

Logistics Center II is a 1 million sf global e-commerce fulfillment center on Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport land. Unlike a typical speculative warehouse design ...

Guillermo Simón, PE, CFM, Joins Halff as Director of Water Resources

Press Releases 11-21-2019

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is pleased to announce Guillermo Simón has joined its Jacksonville, Florida, office with more than 20 years of experience in coastal engineering ...

Five Things You May Not Have Known About Construction Services

Articles 10-09-2019

Construction Services personnel works closely with owners, engineers, architects and contractors to be the “eyes and ears” through all phases and functions of the construction process. They build trusting partnerships and protect a client’s ...

Smart City Technology Abounds, but Planners Will Help Put It to Good Use

Articles 09-25-2019

Planners occupy a critical place in the advancement of smart cities—inherently, next to the big-data informational technologies that will make these cities thrive. Planners face challenging questions while trying to understand what existing, trending, ...

In the Know: Week of Sept. 16-20

In The Know 09-20-2019

Topics: How to get more attached to your city / “Megaproject” spending is on the rise / A look at technology used by SUE personnel / Wind energy development could peak soon / AI used for hydropower dam planning ...

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Five Things That Make a Great Sports Complex Experience for Players and Fans

Articles 08-28-2019

Sports complexes are becoming an important part of the community and an increasingly significant economic driver. These complexes play host to many weekend tournaments throughout the year and provide recreational opportunities for weekly ...

Case Study: Small Class A Office Footprint Challenges Overcome Using LID, Other Stormwater Management Strategies

Case Studies 08-21-2019

Halff Associates played an integral role in the development of this modern, sustainable site development south of downtown Austin. The 801 Barton Springs ...

From Interns to Full-Time Employees, Learn Why These Engineers Chose a Halff Career

Articles 08-14-2019

An internship goes a long way toward helping a college student comprehend the daily responsibilities and complexities of a professional life within his or her field of study. Students gain experiential learning and even get a taste of the work environment ...

How a Smart Traffic Control System Can Signal Success on the Roads

Articles 08-07-2019

Inventor Charles Adler Jr. created a sound-actuated traffic signal in the 1920s designed to make a light change when a driver—who was sitting at a red light—honked the car’s horn. Adler’s intention was to assist drivers ...

Interns Have Learned, Made a Big Impact at Halff This Summer

Inside Halff 07-29-2019

Halff welcomed 30 interns to the firm this summer to learn from and be mentored by our professional staff. Nine offices have played host to interns, who have been making notable contributions in our Public Works, Water Resources, Transportation ...

Seven Ways to Become a Resilient Employee

Articles 07-24-2019

Resilience is an important word in A/E/C lexicon today. And it isn't found only in our built environment. It’s an important quality for employees in the workplace as well. Employees who thrive in stressful environments filled with unexpected challenges ...

Understanding Risk and Resilience Requirements for Water Systems

Articles 07-17-2019

America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) of 2018 was signed into public law on Oct. 23, 2018, requiring all community and wholesale water systems serving a population of greater than 3,300 to certify to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ...

Land and Site Development Services

Videos 07-10-2019

Land and site development has been an important service at Halff Associates since the firm was created in 1950. Halff has built a wealth of in-house resources to assist in any project—from feasibility through construction. ...

Project Portfolio: Waco Riverwalk

Videos 07-10-2019

The federally funded Waco Riverwalk Phase 2A project, which begins at the Franklin Avenue Bridge and runs along the Brazos River, connects downtown Waco to Baylor’s McLane Stadium. The 0.6-mile, $4.5 million project includes an elevated boardwalk along the Brazos River, an overlook, a pedestrian bridge, ...

Bill Swope Joins Halff as Survey and Geospatial Business Development Manager

Press Releases 07-02-2019

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is pleased to announce Bill Swope, Certified Photogrammetrist (CP), has joined Halff’s corporate ...

Texas Tax Reform Makes Stormwater Utility Fee a Critical Resource

Articles 06-26-2019

Tax reform in Texas has made having a stormwater utility fee more important as it provides a dedicated revenue stream to address stormwater infrastructure projects and activities that mitigate stormwater impacts. ...

Bobby Ballí Joins Halff as Vice President and Director of Public Works, South Texas

Press Releases 05-24-2019

Lamberto “Bobby” Ballí, PE, PWLF, has joined Halff as vice president and director of public works for South Texas. Bobby has more than 30 years of multi-discipline experience in developing, designing and constructing infrastructure ...

Successful Structural Designs Are Constructible, Affordable and Sustainable

Articles 05-22-2019

A sound structure, from which all successful architectural or civil works projects are dependent, is paramount to protecting the safety and welfare of the public. ...

Employees Participate in National Bike to Work Day

Inside Halff 05-17-2019

Several employees from the Fort Worth and Richardson offices participated in National Bike to Work Day, a day started in 1955 by the League of American Bicyclists to celebrate the benefits of biking to work. ...

Little Rock Staff Relocates to Marquee Building

Inside Halff 05-14-2019

With growth comes the need for more space. Halff+Marlar's Little Rock staff recently moved to a marquee office location in Kirkpatrick Plaza overlooking the Big Rock Interchange. ...

Addressing Channel Erosion Early Can Provide Significant Long-Term Cost Savings

Articles 05-08-2019

When it rains, it pours. North Texas has received an average yearly rainfall of more than 47 inches since 2015—that's 17 inches more than the yearly average during the previous decade. Nothing has changed in 2019, as 6.75 inches of rainfall ...
Frisco employees prepare sweet cases for Together We Rise.

HCI Volunteers Create and Pack Sweet Cases for Children

Inside Halff 05-07-2019

Halff Community Initiative volunteers across the firm recently packed "sweet cases" to benefit Together We Rise, a nonprofit organization committed to bettering the lives of children in foster care. Many of the 400,000 children in the foster care ...

Project Portfolio: 801 Barton Springs Road

Videos 05-03-2019

Halff provided civil engineering, surveying and landscape architecture services for the 801 Barton Springs Road project. Halff integrated low impact development (LID) properties by incorporating a green sustainable roof, multiple rain gardens, ...

How Subsurface Utility Engineering Validates Design and Enhances Safety

Articles 05-01-2019

New construction projects of all shapes and sizes continue to populate our landscape. On occasion, those projects will run into untimely, costly delays because a utility conflict was encountered. Even worse, a utility line was ruptured. ...

Project Portfolio: FM 2499 Section 5

Videos 04-19-2019

Halff provided transportation, environmental, right of way and SUE/utility coordination services for Section 5 of FM 2499.   ...

Pharmacy Safety Standards, Hazardous Drugs and Mechanical Design: What You Need to Know

Articles 04-17-2019

More than 8 million U.S. health care workers are potentially exposed to hazardous drugs in the workplace each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control ...

Case Study: Unique Bypass Channel Design Removed Roadway from the 100-Year Floodplain, Provided Cost Savings

Case Studies 04-03-2019

Bulverde Road in Bexar County, Texas, has become a major travel route for commuters and residents attempting to avoid the increasing congestion ...

Project Portfolio: Mueller Town Center Cinema Building

Videos 03-29-2019

Halff provided surveying, civil engineering design of site improvements and construction administration services for the Mueller Town Center cinema building project. Halff also performed permitting through the City of Austin. ...

Project Portfolio: City of Fort Worth TxDOT Transportation Connections

Videos 03-25-2019

Halff helped increase pedestrian and bicycle mobility in the Fort Worth community through the City’s TxDOT Transportation Connections project. These critical connections provide access to the Trinity River Trail System and the ...

Project Portfolio: Rio Grande Boulevard Bridge

Videos 03-25-2019

Halff provided structural engineering and water resources services for the Rio Grande Boulevard Bridge in Euless, Texas. The bridge provides access to Glade Parks, a 194-acre mixed-use development. ...

David McCaskill Joins Halff as Director of Landscape Architecture

Press Releases 03-20-2019

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is pleased to announce David McCaskill has joined its corporate headquarters with nearly 40 years of public and private ...

Happy Trails: Why an Urban Walkable Environment Is Such a Rewarding Path

Articles 03-20-2019

Urban trail planning generally begins with a line drawn on a map. Sometimes the line evolves into something we can see and touch and experience, such as an active transportation trail. When that happens, it becomes meaningful for citizens ...

Case Study: How a Custom Software Flood Assessment Tool Helps Prioritize Future Analysis

Case Studies 03-06-2019

Floods can’t be prevented entirely. That being said, flood risk can be identified, and mitigation measures can be established to reduce flood risk and consequences ...

Finding the Right Solution Often Includes Software Development

Articles 02-27-2019

Halff employees have been dedicated to solving problems and creating sustainable solutions since the firm was founded 69 years ago. Halff’s Software Development practice plays a large role in finding those solutions by providing innovative tools ...
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Mark Llewellyn Jr. Named FES Big Bend Chapter’s Young Engineer of the Year

Inside Halff 02-27-2019

Transportation Team Leader and Senior Project Manager Mark Llewellyn Jr. has been named Young Engineer of the Year by the Big Bend chapter of the Florida Engineering Society (FES). Each year, one member of FES earns this ...

Jacob Hays Named TSPE Fort Worth’s Young Engineer of the Year

Inside Halff 02-25-2019

Project Manager Jacob Hays has been named the Young Engineer of the Year by the Fort Worth chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE). This award is presented to individuals less than 34 years old who exhibit outstanding ...

How Civil Engineers Make a Difference

Videos 02-22-2019

Our staff ponders the question, “How do engineers make a difference in the world?” Happy Engineers Week! #EWeek2019   ...

Bringing Clean Water to Those in Need

Inside Halff 02-20-2019

Engineers Week provides an opportunity to showcase how engineers make a difference in our world. Volunteers serving in the Engineers Without Borders program live by that guiding principle every day. The organization, which was officially founded in 2002 by Dr. Bernard Amadei in Boulder, Colorado ...

Life Without Engineers

Videos 02-19-2019

Where would we be without engineers? This video might give you an idea. Happy Engineers Week! #EWeek2019   ...
Mike Marlar unveiling

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson Unveils Mike Marlar’s Painting as Official 2019 Arkansas Duck Stamp

Inside Halff 02-15-2019

Some people are predominantly "left-brained." Like many engineers, they're gifted with analytical and methodical thinking. Others' brains are usually stronger ...

Mike Watson Joins Halff as Business Development Manager

Press Releases 02-14-2019

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is pleased to announce Mike Watson has joined Halff+Marlar's Little Rock office as a business development manager with 40 years of experience in public service and surveying. ...

Gold in Our Midst: The Hidden Value of Parks

Articles 02-13-2019

One element that distinguishes a good city from a great city is its parks. Parks improve the quality of our lives—whether we use them for recreation, connectivity, socialization or to recharge our spirits. Parks are an investment in our society ...
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Chris Caron, PE, Joins Halff as South Texas Transportation Director

Press Releases 02-12-2019

Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is pleased to announce Chris Caron, PE, has joined Halff South Texas transportation director. Chris joins Halff with 30 years of experience ...

HCI: 2018 Annual Report Recap

Videos 02-11-2019

Check out what HCI accomplished in its first full calendar year.   ...

Halff Associates, Inc. Expands Into Florida; Acquires Genesis and Genesis CEI

Press Releases 02-01-2019

RICHARDSON, Texas and TAMPA, Florida — Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces the acquisition of Tampa-based GGI, LLC (Genesis) and its construction engineering and inspection ...

Roundtable: Why a Collaborative Approach to Flood Resilience Is Important

Articles 01-30-2019

The 2018 APA Texas Conference last fall included a workshop titled, “Flood Safe Texas—Collaborative and Modern Approaches.” The key word in that title is collaborative. Collaboration certainly is not a new concept, but it can be ...

10 Things You May Not Have Known About Oklahoma Oil and Gas

Articles 01-23-2019

Oklahoma is among the top oil and natural gas-producing states in the country. Despite the state’s overall number of working rigs decreasing slightly late last year and early in 2019, the “Sooner State” boasts 14 of the nation’s 100 largest ...

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Civil Works—the More You Know

Articles 01-09-2019

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is a diverse organization. One of its many missions is to develop and manage the nation’s water resources. USACE, acting under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, serves as the regulatory agent issuing permits ...

How Asset Management Helps Maximize Existing Assets, Prioritize New Projects

Articles 12-19-2018

America’s deteriorating infrastructure has been widely documented over the last few years. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) estimates the U.S. needs to spend $4.5 trillion by 2025 to fix the nation’s roads, bridges, dams, water systems ...

Scott Barrett, PE, Joins Halff as Vice President and Operations Manager

Press Releases 12-19-2018

OKLAHOMA, Oklahoma — Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is pleased to announce Scott Barrett, PE, has joined its Oklahoma City office as vice president and operations manager. ...

Troy Dorman, PhD, PE, CFM, Joins Halff as Director of Water Resources, South/Central Texas

Press Releases 12-18-2018

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, is pleased to announce Troy Dorman ...

Matt Stahl Earns Associate Water Asset Manager Certification

Inside Halff 12-11-2018

Matt Stahl, PE, CFM, has earned the Associate Water Asset Manager certification. ...

How Art Brings Value to the Trail

Articles 12-05-2018

Trails are a great way to provide recreational opportunities. They are a means of connectivity within a community and can also serve as a tourism destination. While providing transportation, trails can offer conservation and educational benefits. Trails have been proven to boost a community’s image and economic value ...

A Look Behind the Curtain at UAS Program Preparation and Safety

Articles 11-21-2018

Unmanned aircraft systems, better known as drones, are making a significant impact in the A/E industry—useful for a number of meaningful applications. In subsequent articles, topics such as quality control, data validation and project deliverables ...


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