Building Bayou City

Shaun Theriot-Smith

Civil Engineer (EIT), Leader, Veteran, Public Servant, Husband, Father

City of Houston after Hurricane Harvey

How do Harris County’s Amended Floodplain Regulations Affect You?

With the updated Harris County Floodplain Regulations, the County is keeping their word on raising the regulatory floodplain from the 100-year to the 500-year floodplain elevation and, in some areas, could reflect a difference of as much as several feet and many thousands of dollars in increased development cost.


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Check out my interview with Randy Wilburn and the Zweig Letter Podcast

I had the privilege of sitting down with Randy Wilburn, host of the Zweig Letter Podcast in December to talk about my experiences at BIG RED DOG Engineering and also my service in both the military and at the University of Houston as Student Body President.


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TxDOT Access Driveway Spacing

If you are developing a property on a roadway that is controlled by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and want to maximize access, you will have to consider standards on TxDOT driveway spacing. This is one of the criteria that TxDOT will assess your access driveway permit application.


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