El Franco Lee Park Wetland Enhancements

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Huitt-Zollars’ provided architectural, landscape architecture, structural, civil and hydrology design, construction observation, evaluation, and consultation services to support the El Franco Lee Park Wetland Enhancements project. The 365-acre tract of land now includes a 1,100-foot boardwalk over the wetland, two observation towers to enhance wetland viewing in different environments, a butterfly garden and butterfly waystation, along with educational signs and accessories such as covered areas, benches, and pockets of areas with attractive native landscaping located along the trail. Huitt-Zollars’ support role contributed significantly to value-engineering and cost-savings for the project.

El Franco Lee Park Wetland Enhancements
Houston
Client
Harris County Precinct One
Awards

Public Works 2018 National Project of the Year, Structures less than $5 million - APWA

2018 Silver Medal Winner, Water Resources, Engineering Excellence Awards - ACEC Texas

2017 Project of the Year, Structures less than $5 million - APWA Texas Chapter