Tunnel Profile

Trenchless Technology Tunneling Methods

Articles 08-01-2015

Tunneling vs. Traditional Installing an underground pipeline is a major undertaking, regardless of the size of the pipeline or the size of the city. Traditional methods of open cut or cut and cover are appropriate and cost-effective for shallow depths less than 25 feet and if there is adequate space […] ...

Fort Worth Intern Kitt Crabb Wins Scholarship

Inside Halff 07-24-2015

Congratulations to our Fort Worth intern Kitt Crabb on winning a $1500 scholarship from Tarrant County ACEC through its intern essay contest! ...

Halff Associates Announces Hiring Tim Bargainer and Brian Binkowski

Press Releases 07-13-2015

AUSTIN, Texas (July 13, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), announces the hiring of Tim Bargainer, PLA, ASLA, CLARB, and Brian Binkowski, ASLA, PLA, for the firm’s Landscape Architecture and Planning Department in Austin. Mr. Bargainer ...
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Smart Water Irrigation Systems and The Benefits of Using Native/Adapted Landscaping

Articles 07-01-2015

Selecting the right plants to enhance a street or building project can have long-lasting impacts on maintenance efforts and cost. ...

Halff Wins Zweig Group 2015 Hot Firm Award

Inside Halff 06-25-2015

Halff has been awarded a spot on the The Zweig Group Hot Firm List! This award recognizes the 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning, ...

Lynn Lovell Receives Distinguished Engineers Award

Inside Halff 06-24-2015

Lynn Lovell, PE., D.WRE, CFM, of our Fort Worth office was awarded by the Texas Engineering Foundation as one of the 2015 Distinguished Engineers ...

The Benefits and Challenges of Going Green

Articles 06-01-2015

Sustainability… Green Infrastructure… Low Impact Development... All of these terms express a common goal: infrastructure that is environmentally-friendly, cost-effective, and integrates with the longterm quality of life goals of the community. Water ...

Halff Associates Promotes Mark Edwards to Management Team

Press Releases 05-18-2015

RICHARDSON, Texas (May 18, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, has announced the promotion of Mark Edwards, Halff’s Vice President of Oil and Gas Services, to the firm’s ...

Halff Associates Announces Central Texas Promotions

Press Releases 05-15-2015

AUSTIN, Texas (May 15, 2015) – Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff), one of the nation’s leading engineering/architecture consulting firms, announces the promotions of Michael Moya, PE, CFM, and Todd Jackson, PE. ...

Phillip Applebaum Speaks at Cannon Elementary

Inside Halff 05-14-2015

Phillip Applebaum of our MEP Engineering team spoke to students at Grapevine’s Cannon Elementary STEM School on Young Engineers Night, showing how electrical engineering is a part of their everyday life. ...

Marine Creek Corridor Park Ribbon Cutting

Inside Halff 05-06-2015

City of Fort Worth Parks & Community Services Director Richard Zavala kicked off the “ribbon cutting” for our Marine Creek Corridor Park project….except the “ribbon cutting” was actually the casting of a fishing line into the pond. The project includes Buck Sansom Park, Marine Creek Linear Park North, Marine Creek […] ...

Tony Almeida Wins Reinhart-Kuhlmann Award

Inside Halff 05-04-2015

Congratulations to Tony Almeida for receiving the Reinhart – Kuhlmann Award for his voluntary standards work over the past 25 years on American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) F17 plastic pipe committees. ...

NEPA and the Keys to Environmental Clearance for Your Project

Articles 05-01-2015

The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was signed into law on Jan. 1, 1970, to protect, maintain, and enhance the environment amid concerns that human actions were negatively affecting the environment. NEPA requires federal agencies ...

MLK/Cedar Crest Gateway Ribbon Cutting

Inside Halff 04-28-2015

Many were in attendance at the ribbon cutting for our MLK/Cedar Crest Gateway project ribbon cutting in Dallas! The heavily symbolic monument celebrates the South Dallas and Oak Cliff communities, as well as the Trinity Forest. Halff services for the project included landscape architecture, water resources, ...

Jennifer Ramos Joins Halff Associates as Business Development Manager in San Antonio

Press Releases 04-13-2015

Jennifer Ramos Joins Halff Associates as Business Development Manager in San Antonio SAN ANTONIO, Texas (April 13, 2015) ...

AIA Retrospect Exhibit 2015

Inside Halff 04-09-2015

Halff’s creative minds were at it again! Members of the Architecture and Landscape Architecture teams put their heads together to design an exhibition piece for AIA Dallas’ annual Retrospect Exhibition at NorthPark Center. ...

Using Creativity to Achieve Client Goals and Project Success

Articles 04-01-2015

The design and construction of linear projects, right-of-way (ROW) acquisition, environmental assessments, and many other types of engineering projects all have something in common – a tremendous number of moving parts. ...

How SUE Helps Minimize Construction Issues

Articles 03-01-2015

Here’s a recent news report we all want to avoid: “The City of Frisco has shut down all work by contractors installing fiber optic cable in several Frisco neighborhoods after crews cut six natural gas lines in the past month.” ...

Halff Associates Names New Vice Presidents

Press Releases 02-24-2015

Halff Associates Names New Vice Presidents - Professionals recognized for exemplary performance and contributions to the firm ...

How Great Utility Coordination Leads to Project Success

Articles 02-01-2015

Infrastructure projects are on the rise as the Texas economy grows. To maximize project dollars, utility coordination is essential on most projects – from local site developments to major transportation projects. ...

Resolving Right-of-Way Issues

Articles 01-01-2015

What is ROW & Why Is It Important? Rights of way (ROW) are generally defined as the right of a person or entity to use the land of another in a particular project alignment. (Most agencies consider a right of way to be an easement.) ...

Wetlands & Waterways – Navigating Federal Policy under the Clean Water Act

Articles 12-01-2014

Section 404 – What Is It & Why Is It Important to Your Project? In 1972, Section 404 of the Clean Water Act established a program to regulate the placement of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States. ...

Ensure That Environmental Issues Don’t Delay Your Projects

Articles 11-01-2014

Did you know that Texas is home to 52 native freshwater mussel species that are a critical component of a healthy aquatic ecosystem? Mussels serve as water quality indicators and provide an important food source for other organisms. ...

The Importance of Rehabilitation and Replacement of Water/Wastewater Lines

Articles 10-01-2014

Buried Below the Surface... lie miles upon miles of pipe, conveying clean drinking water to our homes and businesses and carrying wastewater away. ...

Effective Communication with the Public

Articles 09-01-2014

What Is Public Participation? Public participation means involving those affected by a decision in the decision-making process. It includes the understanding that the public’s contribution will ultimately influence decisions. Public participation (also called public involvement) can be put into action in various ways: public ...


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