2018 Public Works Roundup

The North Central Texas Council of Governments hosted the 19th Annual Public Works Roundup on May 23, 2018 at the Grapevine Convention Center in Grapevine. The Roundup was attended by Public Works Professionals from around our region.

Roundup presentation topics included Master Drainage Planning, Construction Best Practices for Site Design, Safely Improving Traffic Flows, and more public works-related topics.

Thank you to all of our speakers, sponsors, and attendees that made this event a success! We look forward to seeing you next year!

2018 Public Works Roundup Invitation


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Urbanized Stream Corridor: Community Approach to Address Erosion – Causes and impacts of urbanized stream erosion on local development and reviews of local case studies to identify solutions to erosion 

Low Impact Development: Construction and Maintenance – Best practices for design, construction, and maintenance of stormwater management through the use of green infrastructure, such as biofiltration systems and preamble surfaces

City of Fort Worth, Master Drainage Planning – Review of the City of Fort Worth’s stormwater program background, mission, and strategic goals in order to underscore the necessity for cities to create comprehensive drainage master plans, incorporate public and stakeholder engagement in to the planning process, and assess the outcomes of a master plan

White Rock Creek Master Plan and Downstream Assessment – History of detention design criteria in Frisco, TX, identification of issues with previous downstream assessment processes, and review of how master plans and modeling programs can provide developers with a base model for downstream assessment

Holland Lake Watershed Regional Detention – Causes and impacts of regional flooding, identification of design solutions, incorporating private-public partnerships in the master watershed planning process

Asphalt Pavement: Management and Rehabilitation – Overview of the background and benefits of pavement asset management, reviews the applicability of Paver software, and assessment of the optimization of asphalt rehabilitation options

Work Zone Traffic Control – Importance of establishing traffic controls in work zone areas, identification of the components of a work zone, review of the process of creating and implementing a work zone action plan

Construction Best Management Practices for Site Design – History of site plan development in Rowlett, TX, review of the adoption of form-based code, BMPs of site design

Integrated Stormwater Management (iSWM) – Overview of the iSWM program, identification of iSWM resources, highlights of current iSWM certified communities in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex

NCTCOG Regional Public Works Program Update – Current resource materials, upcoming trainings, committees and subcommittees, and programming offered by the NCTCOG


Public Works Roundup attendees wore blue to raise awareness  around Texas Flood Week. Click here to learn more about Texas Flood Week.


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