DALLAS

BIG RED DOG helping with Lake Highlands Town Center development in Dallas

BIG RED DOG Engineering is providing civil engineering services for a 258-unit multifamily project in Dallas. The Lake Highlands Town Center is located at 9300 Lookout […]

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DALLAS

Staff Spotlight: Sherry Hart

At BIG RED DOG, we like to reflect on our team members that make our organization strong, creative, and supremely capable. Our team members put […]

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DALLAS

Texas Accessibility Standards and their role in development

Every development has its challenges and more often than not, meeting accessibility requirements is one of those that can affect the rest of the site […]

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DALLAS

Detention in the City of Dallas

When heavy floods happen, and the sewer systems cannot bear the amount of water flowing through them, the stormwater needs to be managed in some […]

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DALLAS

I Swim, You Swim, We All Swim for iSWM!!

Pronounced “I Swim,” iSWM stands for integrated Stormwater Management. iSWM is a program developed by NCTCOG (North Central Texas Council of Governments) that “assists cities […]

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AUSTIN

The Tradition of Drafting

When I started drafting in 1995, many things were still being hand drafted at my first job at LCRA. They also made a great effort […]

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BIG RED BLOG

Is There a Solution to Coastal Erosion?

Why is coastal erosion a relevant topic to so many people on a global scale?  According the United Nations Atlas, 40% of the world’s population […]

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AUSTIN

What Is A Municipal Setting Designation?

A municipal Setting Designation essentially addresses shallow groundwater contamination under redeveloping properties, while protecting human health, the environment and the city’s drinking water supply. Several […]

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AUSTIN

What is the Difference Between Asphalt and Concrete?

In Texas, we have more than 1,300 different types of soils, all of which react uniquely to environmental conditions.  In order to determine the proper […]

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AUSTIN

BIG RED DOG Utilizes the Coolest Tools

CAD drawings are meant to reflect reality in a way that we can spatially comprehend and manipulate – whether you’re designing a bicycle, a bridge […]

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DALLAS

Platting in the City of Dallas: Final Plat

So you’ve submitted (and the City accepted!) your preliminary plat. Now what? First off, know that the City Plan Commission (CPC) is obligated to act […]

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DALLAS

Platting in the City of Dallas: Preliminary Plat

Development in the City of Dallas is notoriously challenging and the route to a building permit can be pretty convoluted. As owners and developers well […]

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DALLAS

BRD Internship: a little RED DOG

Written by Laura Mason, Southern Methodist University, Class of 2017 Although I have planned to be a civil engineer for a long time, I had […]

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BIG RED BLOG

Using Green Infrastructure To Manage Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO)

It is safe to say that engineering design standards for routine rainfall events are adequate.  City populations are growing and the demand for pollution mitigation […]

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BIG RED BLOG

Fire Flow Tests and Why They are Important to Your Project

Fire flow tests are critical to site development, and the earlier they can be requested or received, the better for your project. How do you request a […]

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AUSTIN

BIG RED DOG Launches new Traffic Engineering Practice

Fast Growing Award-Winning Texas Engineering Leader Starts Traffic Engineering Practice to Serve Private and Municipal Clients; Names Dan Hennessey and James Schwerdtfeger as company Vice […]

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AUSTIN

Professional Credentials for Civil Engineers, Part 3: Exploiting Your Niche

This is the final part of a 3 Part Series on Professional Credentials for Civil Engineers (Read 1 and 2). Civil Engineering is a large […]

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AUSTIN

How to Take Projects from Idea to Visualization with InfraWorks 360

What can InfraWorks 360 do for your project vision? Engineering design workflows have evolved during the past 50 years from manual hand drafting on paper, […]

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AUSTIN

Professional Credentials for Civil Engineers: Sustainability Clout

This is Part 2 of a 3 Part Series on Professional Credentials for Civil Engineers (Read 1 and 3). Sustainability credentials can enhance your engineer […]

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DALLAS

Construction Update: Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas

BIG RED DOG is working with Rubix Ventures and Garthoff Design on the GDC Technics renovation project, located at Alliance Airport in Fort Worth, Texas. GDC Technics […]

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