Proud of our Past and
Excited About the Future

1965

Gus Pape and Gene Dawson, Sr. establish Pape-Dawson in San Antonio.

1970’s

By 1978, Pape-Dawson employs more than 30 employees.

1988

SeaWorld of San Antonio, a landmark project for Pape-Dawson, was completed.

1992

Pape-Dawson performed civil engineering design for the USAA Headquarters in San Antonio.

2000

Gene Dawson Sr. retires and passes the torch to his sons, Gene Dawson, Jr., P.E. and Sam Dawson, P.E.

2004

Pape-Dawson completed civil services for Toyota Manufacturing, a state-of-the-art plant in San Antonio.

2004

Pape-Dawson acquires Huffcut & Associates, founded in 1994, creating our Austin office.

2009

Pape-Dawson expands to Houston, opening an office in the heart of the city.

2013

Our fourth Pape-Dawson office, located in Fort Worth, was the first in the Metroplex.

2014

Pape-Dawson expands into the Dallas market by opening an office in Plano.

2014

Pape-Dawson completed civil engineering for the British International School of Houston, a 280K SF culturally diverse global campus.

2015

In honor of our 50th Anniversary, Pape-Dawson launches the Pape-Dawson Engineers Charitable Foundation to benefit charitable causes.

2016

The U30 Program was established to enhance the lives of our team through education, social networking, and entertainment.

2017

Pape-Dawson prepared extensive flood studies for Harris County Flood Control District after Hurricane Harvey.

2017

Pape-Dawson begins the Domain South End District project, a 30-acre, high-end mixed-use development in North Austin.

2017

We begin design work on Vista Ridge Regional Water Supply Project, a 142-mile pipeline from Burleson to Bexar county.

 

2018

The New Braunfels office is established to support growth along the IH-35 Corridor between San Antonio and Austin.

2019

Pape-Dawson acquires ArborLeaf Engineering & Surveying, establishing a North Houston office.

2019

We bring on a Chief Engagement Officer to champion human capital initiatives in  learning, development, training, and succession retention.

2020

Today, Pape-Dawson continues the legacy created more than a half century ago.

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