Doucet worked closely with the project architect to develop the final site plan for the Kindergarten Building and Childcare Facility at Regency Park Elementary School. Doucet assisted the Client with obtaining approval of site civil improvement plans and coordinated with the City of Sacramento Fire District, and Sacramento County to obtain the necessary approvals for fire and encroachment permitting. The work also included the preparation of off-site striping plans for the placement of the necessary school zone signage and striping.
We completed various improvements for the ACC Riverside campus. These services involved the renovation of the Construction Technology Department which included dumpster pad improvements, storage building driveway modifications, drainage improvements along the southwest and south sides of the building, sidewalk improvements, and drainage improvements around the proposed elevated lumber storage pavilion.We also completed electrical improvements to the outside of Buildings D and G that included electrical conduits (1-in diameter) constructed through the existing parking lot and a concrete pad (approximately 6'x3") installed at the south side of the parking lot in addition to ADA parking and accessible route improvements.In addition, our staff provided construction phase services, prepared construction documents, and processed the required site plan corrections to support them.
The AISD Bus Terminal is located at 7222 Bluff Springs Road near the intersection of Bluff Springs Road and Tranquillo Trail and consists of approximately 22 acres. Proposed site improvements consisted of a 1-story 7,390 SF administration building, 1-story 12,965 SF maintenance building, 1-story 1,546 SF bus wash facility and 229 parking spaces, a fueling station including ancillary improvements such as drives, on-site utilities, and stormwater management facilities. We prepared a feasibility study to determine the suitability of the subject tract for the proposed improvements and identified governmental regulations and available infrastructure that would control and support the proposed use. In addition, we participated in the programming phase through construction phase of the project and prepared construction documents for all the civil/site improvements including grading, drainage, detention pond, water quality pond, water and wastewater improvements. We also developed the signalized intersection at Bluff Springs Road at Tranquillo Trail and the main drive.
We were responsible for the design of a new elementary school (2 story with total 102,241 SF building, 105 parking spaces) and a new recreation center (1 story with total 18,644 SF building, 50 parking spaces) and associated improvements. The project also included extending the existing Colony Loop Drive and utilities by approximately 1,800 LF. The elementary school, recreation center and the roadway project was permitted as one Site Development Permit. Stormwater management facilities for the road extension were combined with drainage from the site improvements and handled for water quality and detention purposes. The Elementary School achieved the United States Green Building Council Balcones Chapter 2009 Green School Award as well as the Austin Energy Green Building Program 3 Star Rating. We prepared the necessary construction plans (site development plan and the roadway extension plan) for the grading, drainage, water quality basins, detention ponds, water and wastewater improvements for the elementary school, recreation center, and roadway extension. Engineering services included coordinating with the City of Austin Watershed Protection and Development Review Department (WPDRD) for the acquisition of a Site Development Permit as well as assisting the architects in bidding and performing construction administration of the project.
We provided full-service professional civil engineering, survey, permitting and construction administration services to American International College (AIC) for their new Dining Commons Project. This multi-million dollar building expansion now provides a state of the art facility for the undergraduates on their historic campus. The project commenced with preliminary design investigation services to evaluate the feasibility of the project to include the preparation of a conceptual site plan for AIC's project team approval.We also coordinated meeting with City Officials and utility providers to discuss development issues and concerns. Site improvements included removal of underground storage tanks, new water, sewer and electrical services, re-routing the campus' fiber optic connections, design of subsurface stormwater management systems, loading area, sidewalks, outdoor seating area and landscaping. Construction-related services included coordination of survey layout, construction material submittal reviews, periotic site visits to observe the progress of construction.
Doucet provided civil engineering and consulting services for multiple repair and improvement projects at 15 existing campuses for AISD, including more than 30 individual projects under 4 separate contracts. The projects included drainage and grading improvements, sidewalk additions and improvements, accessibility compliance, pavement repairs and restoration, tennis court resurfacing and recreation improvements. Doucet was responsible for visiting the school sites to identify limits and extent of the repair and improvement items, preparing bid documents including construction plans and specs for the improvements, assisting in the bidding process and providing construction phase services. Some of the campuses include but are not limited to: Anderson High School Barton Hills Elementary School Becker Elementary School Bedicheck Middle School Boone Elementary School Bowie High School Cook Elementary School Hart Elementary School Kocurek Elementary School Langford Elementary School LBJ High School Martin Junior High School O.Henry Middle School Ortega Elementary School Overton Elementary School Pease Elementary School Summit Elementary School Webb Middle School Winn Elementary School Wooten Elementary School
Austin Independent School District needed to construct additional science classrooms to the existing Austin High School. The school site is along Lady Bird Lake. We provided floodplain analysis verification, fire flow modeling of the existing system with identification and design of waterline improvements (which was created inclusive of a secondary dry hydrant from Lady Bird Lake), and a wastewater line design including site grading and drainage.In addition, we permitted the site development plans through the City of Austin and provided construction administration services.