Recently Completed Projects

Sherley Above Ground Storage Tank Rehabilitation

Project Description: This project consists of the rehabilitation of a 100,000 gallon above-ground water storage tank and includes welding, metal repairs, hatch replacement and new exterior and interior coatings. The project is located at 109 E Fifth St. in Anna, Texas. The rehabilitation project was designed in 2016 by the Birkhoff, Hendricks and Carter engineering group and publicly bid on January 4, 2017.

The project began construction on March 29, 2017 and is expected to be completed within 60 days. During construction the tank will be out of service and is not connected to the water system. The contractor must safely contain any materials removed from the exterior of the tank and dispose of the materials properly.

As part of the planning for this project, the City worked with an outside engineering group to assess the exterior coating of the tank. The engineering group discovered remnants of lead-based paint on the exterior of the tank. It is not uncommon to find lead-based paint in older tank exterior coatings. As a result of the evaluation, the contractor who is completing the rehabilitation work must remove the previous coatings, properly contain the material on the work site and dispose of the removed material. As part of that process the contractor is required by law (OSHA Regulations) to notify its workers of the presence of lead so that they may take proper precautions.

City staff has been made aware that the sign posted at the work site caused concern for nearby residents. Staff is working with the media and answering questions to clarify and alleviate any concerns related to lead. The contractor performing the rehabilitation work which includes painting the exterior of the tank is using paint that is lead-free. 

Design Engineer: Birkhoff, Hendricks and Carter, L.L.P.


Project Status: Construction Phase.

Project Cost: $70,000

Contractor: Corrosion Eliminators

Funding Source: Texas Water Development Board funds held by the Greater Texoma Utility Authority on the City of Anna's behalf.
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Ferguson Parkway


Project Description:
Expansion of Ferguson Parkway to four lanes of concrete between FM 455 and Taylor near Rattan Elementary.

Project Status: Under construction.

Contractor(s): Design Engineer Tipton Engineering, Plano Texas
Paving: Glenn Thurman, Inc., Mesquite, Texas -- Excavation: RPMx Construction, LLC, Plano, Texas -- Utilities: Bandera Utility Contractors, McKinney, Texas -- Materials Testing: Alpha Testing, Dallas, Texas

Project Cost: $1,135,640

Funding Source: The project is fully funded by the 2007 Collin County Transportation Bond and developer participation through a development agreement.

Ferguson Parkway

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Project Description:
Installation of a new lift station wet well, pumps, and appurtenances to replace the existing screw pumps that deliver influent flow to the wastewater plant. The existing pumps have reached the end of their useful life and can no longer be rehabilitated efficiently. One pump is inoperable and the failure of the remaining pump is imminent. This project will provide for a modern and reliable influent lift station that is easily serviceable and is designed to have redundant pumping systems.

Project Status: Completed 5-26-15

Contractor(s): RAMA Enterprises, LLC, Dallas, Texas (General) Alpha Testing, Dallas, Texas (Materials testing)

Project Cost: $623,892.24

Funding Source: The project is fully funded by the 2012 Certificates of Obligation designated for improvements to the wastewater treatment plant.
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Hackberry Water Line

Project Description:10,500 linear feet of 12" and 6" water line along future Hackberry Lane and future Ferguson Parkway. The line will provide a critical water loop within the water system and service the Hackberry Elevated Storage Tank.

Project Status: Complete.

Contractor: Landmark Structures Inc. Ft. Worth, Texas

Project Engineer: Birkhoff, Hendricks and Carter, LLP

Project Cost: $737,284.50

Funding Source: The project is fully funded by the 2014 Certificates of Obligations designated for water system improvements.

Hackberry Water Line Project

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2014 Texas Community Development Block Grant Project - Sanitary Sewer Replacement

Project Description: Installation of new 6” sanitary sewer, manholes, and services to replace existing sewer infrastructure along S Interurban, S Riggins, Cunningham, Genoveva and Edward Streets. This project replaces old and poorly designed sewer infrastructure that is causing increased flow during and surrounding a rain event. This project will reduce treatment costs at our wastewater plant by reducing inflow and infiltration during rain events. Grant Consultant Lawrence and Associates.

Contractor: A and M Construction and Utilities, Inc. Rowlett, Texas

Design Engineer: Birkhoff, Hendricks and Carter, LLP

Project Status: Complete.

Project Cost: $288,841.15

Funding Source: The project is fully funded by the Texas Community Development Block Grant Program and matching funds from the City of Anna.

Sewer Work

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Slayter Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Evaluation

Project Description: Evaluation of the Slayter Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant to determine if the plant has additional capacity and could be permitted for additional flow. The evaluation also examines the current infrastructure at the plant to determine what, if any, improvements should be made to increase plant efficiency.

Design Engineer(s): Birkhoff, Hendricks and Carter, L.L.P. (General) -- Kasberg, Patrick, and Associates, L.L.P.

Project Status: Complete.

Funding Source: The evaluation was funded by the 2012 Certificates of Obligation designated for wastewater system improvements.
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Public Works/Planning and Development Parking Lot & Drive Way

Project Description: Reconstruction of a gravel drive and parking area to concrete. This project provides a new surface for visitors to the Public Works and Planning and Development professional offices. Due to the high volume of visits, a permanent surface was needed to accommodate the increased traffic and to provide ADA access to the building.

Design Engineer: Birkhoff, Hendricks and Carter, L.L.P.
Contractor PWR Concrete, McKinney, Texas (paving) -- Alpha Testing, Dallas, Texas (materials testing)

Project Status: Completed

Project Cost: $68,526

Funding Source: Project was fully funded by General Fund assigned fund balance in the amount of $59,975 and a transfer to the project of $8,281 available in the 2015 Fiscal Year Budget contingency appropriation.