Nicolaus Road Widening Project

by host on Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:01 AM

A recently completed widening of a 1 mile section of Nicolaus Road demonstrates the ability of Frayji Design Group to accomplish for its clients what many others deemed impossible. The City of Lincoln, California looked to upgrade a 1-mile stretch of Nicolaus Road that had been deemed structurally deficient yet was increasingly receiving traffic. Located directly south of the Lincoln Regional Airport, the prior 22 foot wide road needed to be widened to 32 feet, providing for two 12 foot travel lanes, one 4 foot shoulder and bike lane in each direction, and a center median. However, the project had been stalled due to funding issues and the complexities of negotiating with the Federal Aviation Administration. Lincoln enlisted Frayji Design Group and its partnering company team to assist with the project.

In response, Frayji Design Group worked on behalf of the City of Lincoln to expedite delivery of the project. First, Frayji Design...

Nelson Lane Improvement Project

by host on Monday, August 11, 2014 8:27 AM


When the City of Lincoln, California was looking to widen a 3300 foot section of Nelson Lane and replace Markham Ravine Bridge on an accelerated schedule and an over $8 million budget, they relied upon Frayji Design Group and partnering company Drake Haglan.  Nelson Lane’s two narrow lanes between Highway 65 Bypass and Nicolaus Road lacked shoulders, possessed no turning lanes for safe traffic movements, and had a functionally obsolete bridge that overtopped during floods. The formerly rural road now was thrust into greater prominence due to the completion of the Highway 65 bypass and Nelson Lane becoming the shortest connector to the Lincoln Regional Airport.

Construction for the Nelson Lane project began in late spring 2014 after a rapid pace civil engineering design, land surveying and environmental study period that required close cooperation between team members. In the process, Frayji Design...