The Houston West office has been selected by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to design improvements to flood damage to the Day Use Area of Cedar Hill State Park in Cedar Hill, Texas. Located on the shores of Joe Pool Lake, a US Army Corps of Engineers’ reservoir to store flood waters, portions of Cedar Hill State Park were under water for nearly 90 days. The scope of work includes stabilization of up to 4,000 linear feet of the shoreline; demolition of 4 Comfort Stations (CS) and the pavilion; replacement for CS #7; renovation of two (2) Comfort Stations; two (2) new Comfort Stations (around 340 sf) for the boat ramp and CS #11; new swim area with ADA route; 44 new picnic tables, reinforced concrete slabs and covers; addition of 56 parking spaces; replacement of playground area and equipment; extension of water and wastewater service extensions to new comfort stations, one (1) lift station for CS #7 and two (2) grinder pumps for two (2) new comfort stations; electrical service and generator; grading and revegetation; sidewalks; replacement of stairs and railing; signage and solar hot water for CS #7. The design includes several sustainable features to include bioswales, gray-water reuse, rainwater catchment, solar hot water and wind catchers.
Flood Damage Repairs at Cedar Hill State Park
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department