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HEWES STREET WIDENING & ALAMEDA CHANNEL EXTENSION, ORANGE, CALIFORNIA

The City of Orange retained Kabbara Engineering to prepare improvements plans, specifications, and construction cost estimates for the realignment, widening and rehabilitation of Hewes Street from Bond Avenue to Villa Park Road (4,750 lineal feet). The plans included the design of an extension of a 10’x7′ reinforced concrete box channel owned by the County of Orange Flood Control District and preparation of legal descriptions and exhibits for easements and right-of-way acquisition. This project involved topographic field survey, street design including a super-elevated section that required a number of alternate designs to clear large underground drainage and water facilities. Project also included new street lighting plans and details, landscaping and irrigation plans and complete utility coordination. Project also included securing an encroachment permit for the City from the County of Orange.