Williams Trace

Sugar Land, Texas

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Costello provided engineering design and construction phase services to reconstruct the Williams Trace arterial street, from Lexington Blvd. to Austin Parkway, as a 4-lane, reinforced concrete, curb-and-gutter boulevard section with a raised median. In addition to pavement reconstruction, the project included replacing water and drainage (parallel drainage systems and improvements to two outfalls), utility adjustments, sidewalks and curb ramps, additional turn lanes, and traffic signal upgrades. Area development around this major thoroughfare includes churches, schools, commercial areas, and residential subdivisions.

Relevant Project Services

  • Municipal services
  • PS&E
  • Drainage
  • Paving design
  • Surveying
  • Utility adjustments
  • Limited construction phase services

Project Size and Cost

  • 1.8 miles
  • Phase I cost $5.8M
  • Phase II estimated cost $5.3M

Unique Project Attributes

  • 10’ wide sharepath for pedestrians and bicycles along one side of the roadway
  • Extensive tree protection due to many mature trees along project alignment

Challenges Faced

  • Mature trees along the existing curb line and within the median
  • Heavy traffic throughout the day due to schools, churches and commercial centers

Resolutions & Results

  • Project was completed on time and on budget


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