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The latest news and updates from the Wallace Group team.

Roundabouts Explained. Good Morning SLO

On March 24, 2022, the San Luis Obispo Chamber of Commerce invited Wallace Group’s Chris Gardner to Good Morning SLO. Chris was tasked with giving a layperson’s explanation on the merits of roundabouts. On hand was Principal Jorge Aguilar to go more in-depth with members who had questions about this effective solution to traffic woes. Transportation Engineers promote roundabouts because they are safe, efficient and good for the environment. 90%...
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What's a Point Cloud?

In honor of public works week we are featuring the first step in most infrastructure projects. Surveying. This image is a point cloud picture of an upcoming public works project in Avila Beach. It’s a bit technical but surveyors are a precise group of professionals. The Avila Valley Road and Highway 101, shown in point cloud. A point cloud is a dataset (often very large) that represents objects and features...
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Mastication Madness

The Avila Beach Drive/US 101 #interchange project is moving forward into the final design phase! Brush clearing crews were at the future Park and Ride site to prep the area for additional #infiltration testing and utility investigation. This will help our team refine the park and ride layout, specifically for the underground #stormwater infiltration design. Wallace Group worked closely with #environmental specialists at the @CountyofSanLuisObispo to include monitoring/safety protocols in...
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City of Salinas Grant Award

The City of Salinas was recently awarded a $4 million grant from the Transportation Agency for Monterey County the Regional Surface Transportation Program (RSTP) for the Boronda Rd Congestion Relief project. Wallace Group is assisting the City with planning for the 2 mile corridor which includes 4 large roundabouts and a bridge. We are also working on final construction plans for Phase 1: a multilane roundabout at Boronda Rd &...
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