Project Description

Alabama Street Reconstruction

Midtown Redevelopment Authority – Houston, Texas

IDS provided engineering services associated with the Alabama Street Reconstruction sponsored by the Midtown Redevelopment Authority. The project limits run from Spur 527 to Main and include street paving, drainage, and sidewalk improvements inclusive of pedestrian enhancements between the back-of-curb and the resolved right-of-way. The design was prepared based on a topographic survey provided by our in-house survey group. Project services included:

  • Topographic survey
  • Right-of-way resolution
  • Design full width street reconstruction plans and details for Alabama Street
  • Sidewalk repair/replacement analysis to achieve ADA requirements
  • Underground existing private and public utility analysis
  • Plan and profile sheets depicting drainage improvements and paving replacement of Alabama Street
  • Signing and pavement marking plans and details
  • Preparation of traffic signal plans to include upgrades to existing traffic signals
  • Coordination with City of Houston for review of project
  • Preparation of specifications, contract documents, and provision of bidding assistance
  • Engineering services during construction including a pre-construction meeting, review of contractor’s materials and shop drawing submittals, respond to contractor’s RFI’s, construction observation, and final acceptance of improvements