July Conference Participation | July 2015
EUCI Renewable Energy Conference
July 16th - 17th in San Diego, California
CobbFendley is attending
IRWA Region 2 Seminar
July 30 - August 1st in College Station, Texas
CobbFendley is attending

Coming Out on Top | June 2015
CobbFendley is proud to be listed as a Top 500 Design Firm in the United States by Engineering News-Record (ENR). In addition to our national ranking of #249, CobbFendley was recognized by ENR for our regional success as the #34 firm in Texas and Louisiana, and as the #51 firm in the Southwest, which includes Arizona, Nevada and New Mexico. As part of the ENR Southwest ranking, CobbFendley ranked as the #15 firm in the New Mexico geographic area.

June Conference Participation | June 2015
Texas Gas Association Annual Meeting and O&M Conference
June 7th - 10th in Galveston, Texas
CobbFendley is exhibiting and attending
IRWA 61st Annual International Education Conference
June 14th - 17th in San Diego, California
CobbFendley is attending
New Mexico Association of Counties Annual Conference
June 16th - 18th in Bernalillo County, New Mexico
CobbFendley is exhibiting
TPWA Annual Conference
June 24th - 26th in Austin, Texas
CobbFendley is attending

May Conference Participation | May 2015
South West Electric Distribution Exchange 2015
May 6th-8th in Grapevine, Texas
CobbFendley is attending and exhibiting
New Mexico APWA Spring 2015
May 7th-8th in Albuquerque, New Mexico
CobbFendley is exhibiting
Texas Regional Utility Locate Rodeo | Texas 811
May 9th in Arlington, Texas
CobbFendley is competing
NCTCOG Public Works Roundup 2015
May 20th in Arlington, Texas
CobbFendley is attending

April Conference Participation | April 2015
Arizona Conference on Roads and Streets
April 1st - 3rd in Tucson, Arizona
CobbFendley is exhibiting
Utah League of Cities and Towns Midyear Conference
April 8th - 10th in St. George, Utah
CobbFendley is exhibiting
Texas Water Annual Conference
April 14th - 17th in Corpus Christi, Texas
CobbFendley is attending
NMDOT Transportation Engineering Conference
April 22nd - 24th in Las Cruces, New Mexico
CobbFendley is exhibiting
IRWA Chapter 36 Spring Seminar
April 24th - 25th in Grapevine, Texas
CobbFendley is attending
AASHTO Subcomittee on ROW, Utilities & Outdoor Advertising Control
April 26th - 30th in Minneapolis, Minnesota
CobbFendley is attending

February Conference Participation | February 2015
Texas Damage Prevention Summit
February 9th-11th in San Marcos, Texas
CobbFendley is exhibiting, speaking on “Damage Prevention Begins with Design”, and providing an outdoor vacuum excavation demonstration
Texas A&M Civil Engineering Professional Day 2015
February 26th in College Station, Texas
CobbFendley is a sponsor and is participating in a panel discussion

New Shareholder Announced | January 2015
CobbFendley’s Board of Directors welcomes Amber Hurd, P.E. as the firm’s newest Shareholder. Amber is an integral part of the Houston Municipal Department, and has helped to grow the Department through managing projects with various municipal clients. In addition, Amber is currently District Engineer for two municipal utility districts. We applaud Amber for investing in the company and accepting the responsibility of carrying forward the business interests of the company.

CobbFendley Announces Mountain Regional Manager | January 2015
CobbFendley is proud to announce Sean M. Wolfe, P.G. as the firm’s Mountain Regional Manager. He will lead business development and strategic leadership functions in New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and West Texas. Sean is a Principal of the firm and a Professional Geologist with more than 15 years of experience in the Subsurface Utility Engineering and Surveying fields. His focus has greatly contributed to the success of the region and its growing services, which include Surveying, Utility Solutions and Subsurface Utility Engineering. Sean may be reached in CobbFendley’s Albuquerque office and via e-mail at

January Conference Participation | January 2015
Paving and Transportation Conference
January 5th - 6th in Albuquerque, New Mexico
CobbFendley is an exhibitor and sponsor
Texas Transportation Forum
January 14th - 16th in San Antonio, Texas
CobbFendley is attending
Texas Rural Water Association (TRWA) Water Law Seminar
January 22nd - 23rd in Austin, Texas
CobbFendley is attending
Texas A&M Spring Career Fair
January 27th - 28th in College Station, Texas
CobbFendley is recruiting
Underground Construction Technology (UCT) Conference
January 27th - 29th in Houston, Texas
CobbFendley is attending

New Central Texas Manager | December 2014
CobbFendley welcomes Daniel C. Warth, P.E. as the firm’s Central Texas Regional Manager. Mr. Warth has over 25 years of experience in operation management, water resources, infrastructure and environmental engineering, and will lead CobbFendley’s Central Texas Region business development and strategic leadership functions. His relationships with local public and private clients will strengthen CobbFendley’s growing presence in the region that includes providing municipal engineering, transportation services, surveying, utility solutions and Subsurface Utility Engineering. Dan may be reached in CobbFendley’s Austin office and via e-mail at

Award-Winning Firm | November 2014
CobbFendley’s new Comprehensive Capabilities Brochure was awarded the Lantern Award by the Business Marketing Association (BMA) of Houston. BMA Houston created the Lantern Awards of Texas more than two decades ago to highlight top-quality creative and strategic business-to-business communications. To view CobbFendley’s award-winning brochure, please click here.
"Olaf - of - Food Keeps Hunger Subdued" was the theme of CobbFendley's award-winning CANstruction structure this year, which ultimately donated more than 4,500 cans to the Houston Food Bank. Our Olaf snowman was awarded the Juror’s Favorite, People’s Choice and Best Use of Labels awards. In addition, one of our valued employees, Ronn Carabajal was awarded the Benjamin Franklin Award which celebrates a team member, mentor or committee member who best exemplifies the Benjamin Franklin quote Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” 

New Corporate Brochure | October 2014
CobbFendley unveiled our new corporate brochure this month to showcase our comprehensive capabilities. The digital edition of the brochure is available here.

New Office Locations | August 2014
CobbFendley's expansion continues with three new office locations. Angleton, Texas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Tempe, Arizona are the latest additions to CobbFendley's growth in the municipal, transportation and utility markets.

New Faces | August 2014
Josh Canuteson, R/W-NAC, SR/WA joins CobbFendley's Frisco office as North Texas Right-of-Way Manager. Josh's experience as a dedicated Right-of-Way Specialist, innovative project manager, and proficient negotiator on notable transportation projects will be instrumental in the further development and growth of CobbFendley's Right-of-Way Acquisition work in North Texas.
R.D. Bishop, P.E., LEED AP joins CobbFendley's West Jordan office as Area Manager. R.D. worked on the program management team of the Utah Transit Authority's (UTA) 2015 Program for light rail and streetcar line improvements. He has also served as a Utility Coordinator and has provided design services for numerous projects throughout Utah. R.D. will be instrumental in the management of operations, which includes the recently awarded Point Project for UDOT. 
Kimberly McDaniel , P.E. joins CobbFendley's Baton Rouge office as Project Manager. A transportation specialist, Kimberly will support CobbFendley's Transportation/Traffic, Engineering, Surveying, Subsurface Utility Engineering, and Utility Coordination and Design projects throughout the State of Louisiana.

Top of the Lists | July 2014
CobbFendley's growth and success in the Houston marketplace has contributed to the firm being ranked as the number 9 "Largest Houston-Area Civil and Structural Firm" (ranked by total local billings) by The Houston Business Journal. CobbFendley's commitment to the Houston area spans 34 years and includes two offices and more than 180 professionals. CobbFendley is proud to have earned a coveted spot on the "2014 ZweigWhite Hot Firm" list. Our growing firm is ranked number 36 in the Top 100 of all firms. The ZweigWhite Hot Firm list recognizes the 100 fastest-growing architecture, engineering, planning and environmental consulting firms in the United States and Canada.

New Faces in North Texas | July 2014
Martin L. Rodin, P.E., CFM, Regional Transportation Manager, has 30 years of progressive civil, structural and transportation engineering experience complements CobbFendley's growing transportation practice. He will be instrumental in attracting and managing highway, bridge and municipal projects supported by CobbFendley's multiple offices.
Glenn Fox, Regional SUE Manager, adds more than 27 years of Subsurface Utility Engineering knowledge to CobbFendley's department of industry experts. His technical and practical knowledge of utility designation, vacuum excavation and surveying of utilities has resulted in efficiencies and savings for public and private clients.

Coming Out on Top | June 2014
CobbFendley is proud to be listed as a Top 500 Design Firm in the United States by Engineering News-Record (ENR). In addition to our national ranking of #277, CobbFendley was recognized by ENR for our regional success as the #33 firm in Texas and Louisiana, and as the #68 firm in the Southwest.

Growing Strong in Utah | June 2014
CobbFendley's expansion into Utah has resulted in the growth of our Subsurface Utility Engineering and Utility Coordination & Design Services. Recent Design/Build, Department of Transportation and pipeline expansion project wins have been the catalyst for additional air vacuum excavation trucks and a larger office location.  You may now locate us at 4058 Nike Drive, Suite C | West Jordan, Utah 84088 | Phone: 801.282.4034

Utility Team Clears the Way for Construction | April 2014
We proudly recognize our Grand Parkway Utility Team members, including Project Utility Design Coordinator Vineeta Jayaram, P.E., Yuki Williams, P.E., and our talented staff of utility specialists, as they clear 38 miles of roadway for construction of Segments F1, F2 and G of SH 99 in Houston, Texas. Under the guidance of Vineeta Jayaram, the team’s conflict analysis and design work kept pace with roadway design and the team was able to reduce the potential 600 utility conflicts to less than 150 utility relocations. In the news!

CobbFendley to Chair the GHP Real Estate Committee | February 2014
CobbFendley Principal and Vice President, J. Mark Sappington, P.E., has been selected to serve as the 2014 Chair of the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) Real Estate Committee. Mark has been actively involved on the Real Estate committee for many years, and CobbFendley has been a GHP strategic partner on the Certified Property Program.  Mark has previously served as Chairman of the Board for the Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce and has served as Chairman of the Engineering/Industrial Advisory Council of the University of Houston.

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