Anderson Road Extension - Roadway design for future expansion.The Anderson Road Extension is a two-lane (expandable to four-lanes in the future) roadway that links Illinois Route 38 to Keslinger Road in the Village of Elburn, Illinois. The extension consists of approximately 1.6 miles of new and reconstructed roadway. More
United Way Day of Caring ChallengeThe HR Green team in Cedar Rapids stepped up to the United Way Day of Caring challenge again this year. With so many volunteers, two projects were completed! Thankfully, the weather was beautiful and everyone enjoyed spending the day working outside. More
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HR Green Helps Transform Former Wonder Bread Factory into Exciting New Brewery
The former Wonder Bread factory located in downtown Waterloo, Iowa, shuttered its operations in November 2012 amidst bankruptcy proceedings. Built in 1927, the vacant building occupied an entire block within the community’s urban core adjacent to numerous public facilities including the library, hockey arena, children’s museum, and public market. City officials immediately worked with several key stakeholders, including the historic preservation committee and Main Street Waterloo, to identify a potential re-use for the 0.94-acre site; however, contamination concerns created anxieties for potential investors.
Construction Plan Review & Inspection Services
Village of New Lenox, IL
HR Green ICC certified staff performs building plan review and inspections during the construction phases of the Villages improvement projects.
Shorewood Building & Code Services
Village of Shorewood, IL
The Village of Shorewood currently uses HR Green to provide plan review, building inspection services, and plumbing inspection services associated with residential, commercial building, and construction, within the Village of Shorewood, Illinois.
Antioch Brownfield Assessments
The Village of Antioch is a community of 14,301 located within the Chicago metropolitan area in northeastern Illinois. Illinois Highway 83 (IL-83) bisects the heart of the town’s central business district, which previously represented a center for commerce and employment. Unfortunately, many of these businesses became less viable and have subsequently either closed or moved to a more opportune location. What remains of the downtown is a stark reminder of its vibrant past. In addition, numerous buildings and sites remain stigmatized with the perception of environmental contamination.
City of Jurupa Valley, CA
The City of Jurupa Valley, California, was allotted four weeks to complete a mandatory clean-up of at least 80% of its 1,039 stormwater inlets. This activity was mandated to meet guidelines established by the Clean Water Act’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program.
Plan Review & Coordination Assistance: Elgin O’Hare / West Bypass
The Elgin O’Hare/West O’Hare Bypass (EO-WB) is a $3.4 billion highway that will provide access to Chicago O’Hare airport from the west, and will also provide a Tollway link between I-294 and I-90 around the west side of O’Hare airport.
Flood Protection Program Management
Cedar Rapids, IA
HR Green is providing program management services for the City of Cedar Rapids’ $500 Million infrastructure project to provide flood protection and reconstruction of city’s infrastructure, including the street network and utility systems for the west side of the Cedar River.
Elevated Water Storage Tank
The City of Keokuk is located in southeast Iowa along the Mississippi River. Keokuk Municipal Water Works currently operates a water treatment plant with an average daily demand of 12 to 14 MGD. The source of the water is the Mississippi River. A large percentage of water consumption comes from industrial users. In particular, the
City of Palos Verdes, CA
HR Green is providing comprehensive building and safety (building, plan check and inspection), engineering (traffic and civil) and public works (inspection, stormwater, plan review and capital project administration) services for the City of Palos Verdes, California.
CB&I Progressive Waste Landfill Gas to Energy Facility
St. Cloud, FL
HR Green is the design builder and provided engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services which included design, equipment selection/acquisition and general contracting for construction.
Wastewater Treatment Plant
HR Green was hired by The City of Marengo to provide design and construction engineering services for improvements at its Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).
HR Green was hired to determine if it would be feasible to construct a freestanding Trader Joe’s retail building and parking lot over one of the stormwater detention basins.
Bridgeland Residential Development
HR Green provided engineering design for residential subdivisions within the master planned community of Bridgeland.
The Elgin O’Hare/West O’Hare Bypass (EO-WB)
The Elgin O’Hare/West O’Hare Bypass (EO-WB) is a $3.6 billion highway that will provide access to Chicago O’Hare airport from the west. The airport’s expansion plans currently include the development of a new western terminal, which would be served by the proposed highway.HR Green has assumed the role of Program Manager for the project’s Tier One and Tier Two Environmental Impact Study (EIS) on behalf of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).
Marian Central High School Field of Dreams
Marian Central Catholic High School’s sports complex consists of a competitive football field/track and field facility, baseball fields, a softball field, and tennis courts, as well as accessory buildings to complement these activities.
Marquette Scenic Overlook and Boardwalk
HR Green provided design and construction engineering services for the renovation of the Marquette-Joliet Bridge scenic overlook, including a new stairway connection to the Cobblestone Inn/City Hall pedestrian bridge, and a new boardwalk extending into the Mississippi River.
Oak Park Building Inspection & Plan Review
Village of Oak Park, IL
HR Green provides inspection and plan review services for the Development Customer Services Department’s Permit Processing Division for the Village of Oak Park, Illinois. The building inspection services include the following disciplines: building, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, energy conservation, and accessibility for construction work within the Village boundaries.
Bridge Inspection Program
HR Green has been performing Biennial Bridge safety inspections for the City of Rockford since 2003 for more than 100 structures ranging from culverts to Rock River Crossings.
Camp Creek Stream Bank Restoration
Des Moines, IA
The project addressed erosion along nearly 1,000 feet of stream bank using bio-engineered methods.
City of Palos Verdes Estates, CA
As the City of Palos Verdes Estates evolves, the demand for more sophisticated technology and new regulations requiring different resources is increasing. The City retained HR Green to provide on-site staffing for public works, city engineering, CIP program/project management, transportation planning, building safety, plan check, inspection, permit counter support, and code interpretation services.
Anderson Road Extension
The Anderson Road Extension is a two-lane (expandable to four-lanes in the future) roadway that will link Illinois Route 38 to Keslinger Road.
Marion Road Widening
Sioux Falls, SD
The Marion Road Improvement project was a roadway widening and reconstruction project in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Marion Road, from approximately Berkshire Boulevard to 39th Street, had deteriorated and was handling more traffic than it was designed to handle.
O’Dell Mixed Use Development
HR Green performed the planning, entitlements and writing of the PUD for this 430-acre premier master planned development that balances natural and man-made elements to create an environmentally sensitive community.
Menlo Elevated Water Tower Refurbishing
Sioux Falls, SD
HR Green provided design and construction observation services for the recoating of the 1.5 million gallon spheroid water tower at Menlo Park.
Flood Control System
Cedar Rapids, IA
The Cedar Rapids City Council approved a program management and engineering contract with HR Green to perform design work on the City’s $570 million flood-protection project.
Dry Creek Restoration
Fort Madison, IA
Following damage sustained during high flow events in the spring of 2013, a stream assessment concluded that ongoing stream bank erosion and failure in the lower reaches required repair.
NW Beaver Drive Widening
Des Moines, IA
This project reconstructed the existing two-lane rural section and upgraded to a three-lane urban section with one thru-lane in each direction and a center two-way left-turn lane.
Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District
The Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District (IGLSD) intercepts the wastewater from seven Iowa cities (Spirit Lake, Arnolds Park, Okoboji, West Okoboji, Wahpeton and Milford) and the unincorporated areas in the region around the Iowa Great Lakes in Northwest Iowa.
Building Plan Review and Inspections
City of DeKalb, IL
In addition to providing standard paper format plan reviews, HR Green staff utilizes proven best practices, such as Electronic Plan Review, to reduce time, manage workflow and make sure more gets done with fewer resources.
I-29 Sioux City Corridor Reconstruction
Sioux City, IA
The I-29 reconstruction project will improve safety, traffic operations and infrastructure conditions, and provide for enhanced driver expectancy.
Grand Parkway Toll Road
Harris County, TX
HR Green was responsible for the design of this urban toll road with frontage roads, including roadway, storm sewers, cross culverts, retaining walls, traffic control, cross street intersection, and SWPPP design.
Route 109 Widening and Roundabout
HR Green designed this federally funded project that widened Route 109 from 2-lanes to 4-lanes, added two multi-lane roundabouts, and two trail grade separation structures.
Plan Review & Building/Civil Inspection
County of Orange, CA
HR Green was selected to review and inspect (building and civil) the Planning Area 2 of the Ranch Plan, a 23,000-acre development composed of 6,000 buildable acres.
East and West Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
HR Green provided bidding and construction phase services to the City of Cleveland, Texas for their East and West Wastewater Treatment Plant modifications project.
Walgreens Site Design
HR Green was selected to provide surveying, engineering and landscape architecture services for this site located in the heart of Northbrook amidst other moderate sized commercial parcels and existing homes.
Detention Basin Retrofits
St. Peters, MO
In 2012, the City of St. Peters began a comprehensive citywide stormwater management program (SMP) aimed at preserving natural habitat, flood mitigation, creek bank stabilization and detention basin rehabilitation/retrofit, all with the goal of reducing property losses and pollution, and increasing water quality.
Delivering Vital City Services in California
Jurupa Valley, CA
Jurupa Valley was an unincorporated area in Riverside County, California, until voters approved a ballot measure to incorporate the area and become a city. Jurupa Valley was formed with an estimated population of 96,000 residents within a 45 square mile area. Jurupa Valley City Council members approved a two part contract with HR Green, Inc. to help transition services from the county to the city and then to operate the city’s departments once the transition was completed.
Lake Elsinore, CA
Faced with limited in-house staff, the City engaged HR Green to initially provide on-site engineering to prioritize, program, and manage the design and construction of the CIP program.
Granart Road Realignment
Sugar Grove, IL
Due to existing, major operational deficiencies at the US 30 and Dugan Road intersection, IDOT made a commitment to local officials and stakeholders to advance an interim project that would improve safety and operations.
Woodbury Drive Safety and Mobility
Washington County, MN
The Woodbury Drive (CSAH 19) Safety and Mobility project is a successful demonstration of how proactive community and agency involvement can lead to a more livable project with diverse and creative solutions to complex community problems.
City of Jurupa Valley Plan Check
Jurupa Valle, CA
Jurupa Valley was an unincorporated area in Riverside County, California, until voters approved a ballot measure to incorporate the area and become a city. HR Green helped transition services from the county to the city and then operated the city’s departments once the transition was completed.
Grade Separation Projects
HR Green was contracted by the City of Placentia to serve as Owner’s Representative and provide plan checking for the design and construction of five grade separation projects, worth more than $400 million.
Southwest Connector Interchange (Veterans Parkway) and Corridor Location Study
Warren County, IA
HR Green, Inc. led the consultant team that prepared Interchange and Corridor Location Study documentation, including supporting technical reports for goals and objectives, multimodal needs, travel demand forecasts, preliminary environmental screening analysis, and an alternatives analysis.
Council Bluffs Brownfields Success
Council Bluffs, IA
Council Bluffs has demonstrated a unique ability to quickly return properties to a productive re-use. Much of the City’s efforts have focused on the South Main Brownfields Project Area which is among the oldest and most deteriorated industrial districts in Council Bluffs.
Gillette Street Outfall
Midtown and Montrose, one of the earliest sections of Houston to be developed, currently lacks a storm sewer system that is sufficient enough for the densely populated area.
Ramp Management Feasibility Study
Des Moines, IA
Transportation System Management programs, like ramp metering, can help manage the flow of traffic providing more reliable/consistent travel times and improved corridor safety for significantly less money than many capacity improvements.
Highway X99 Oakville Bridge
Louisa County, IA
Following the Iowa River flooding in 2008, Louisa County applied for Economic Development funding for a new crossing over the Iowa River on County Road X99.
As is the case in most cities, Shelby has limited resources to invest in various infrastructure systems. Oftentimes, the systems compete for the same funding. In an effort to determine the appropriate level of funding of public improvements and the priority of the improvements, the City of Shelby is working with HR Green to develop an asset management plan and a capital improvement plan.
2nd Street SE Reconstruction
Cedar Rapids, IA
Following a major flood event there was severe damage to the roadways, the sanitary sewer was filled with flood debris, and numerous depressions and sinkholes began to appear on 2nd Street SE over the sewer; indicating soil migration into the pipeline.
Johnsburg Road Widening and Reconstruction
The project consisted of the construction of the first roundabout in McHenry County in the Downtown area of the Village of Johnsburg along with widening the road from Spring Grove Road to Fairview Avenue.
Jane Addams I-90 Bridge Widening
HR Green was hired to provide Phase III construction management services for the widening and reconstruction of the I-90 Eastbound and Westbound bridges over Mosquito Creek, Coon Creek and US Route 20.
HR Green coordinated with the Village as well as the current landscape maintenance contractor for the development in order to create a design that met the ordinance and fit into the existing context of the overall shopping center.
Dove Valley Wayfinding Study
Dove Valley, CO
HR Green is conducting a Wayfinding study to brand Dove Valley, CO as a destination, providing a sense of community and to correct complicated wayfinding throughout Dove Valley’s influenced area. As part of the study, HR Green has conducted a traffic evaluation to assess circulation patterns, traffic impacts and flows throughout the Dove Valley Metropolitan District
Lowe’s Home Improvement
HR Green was one of two design firms to lead Lowe’s expansion into the Upper Midwest. HR Green’s multidisciplinary team has offered a full array of surveying, engineering design services ranging from conceptual design through final construction documents.
Norman Residential Development
Excerpt: HR Green was chosen by Home Creations, one of Oklahoma’s largest homebuilders, to provide services for a new 760 acre mixed-use development.
Aquifer Testing and Well Field Development
Fort Madison, Iowa
The City of Fort Madison desired improvements and expansion of its existing water supply and treatment facilities. Groundwater from the Mississippi River alluvial aquifer was the preferred option to supply 6.0 MGD, which could increase ultimately to 9.0 MGD. HR Green conducted preliminary research of the geology and hydrogeology of a 23 square mile area
Grove Road Realignment
The project consisted of the realignment of approximately one mile of Grove Road, north of Illinois Route 126 to align with an existing intersection.
City of Nevada, IA
HR Green has been assisting the City of Nevada, Iowa, with development of their Capital Improvement Program (CIP) and design of their infrastructure projects since 2002. The City identifies streets, sewer, and water projects to be included in the program. Once specific projects are identified, HR Green prepares a separate scope of services, budget, and fee for each project.
Waterloo Brownfield Redevelopment
HR Green has helped secure 12 EPA Brownfields Grants for the City of Waterloo since 2000 which have helped inventory, characterize, assess, and cleanup numerous underutilized sites including a former construction machinery company.
International Plaza Drive Reconstruction
St. Ann, MO
International Plaza Drive is a collector roadway in the northern section of the City of St. Ann that serves as a major entry point into the City. Innovative water quality measures were used to address the water quality requirements of the project.
Elevated Water Storage Tank
By spreading the towers further apart and reducing line velocities, less pressure loss should be seen on the outlying areas of the distribution network in the City of Keokuk.
Route 100 “Great Streets”
St. Louis County, MO
HR Green is currently working to complete bid documents to implement the first section of “Great Streets” improvements project on a 7-mile stretch of Manchester Road (Route 100) within the communities of Ellisville, Wildwood, and Ballwin (Route 109 to Maple Lane).
The Woodlands Neighborhood Green Initiative Infrastructure
The Village of Hinsdale, Illinois commissioned two separate engineering studies to determine options for improvements to the storm water management and aging/deteriorating infrastructure of the Woodlands Neighborhood.
HR Green was hired by Montauk Energy as EPC contractor to design, procure and construct a two Caterpillar 3520 Gas Fired low BTU Engine Genset powered plant.
3 Million Gallon Reservoir Replacement
The Watertown Municipal Utilities (WMU) utilizes a 3 million gallon water storage reservoir, located at the Water Treatment Plant, for both water storage and as a contact basin to achieve proper contact time (CT) for disinfection.
Capital Improvement Planning Assistance
HR Green helps municipalities prepare for the Capital Improvement Planning (CIP) process by providing many communities with services such as providing budget numbers for capital projects, helping staff identify and prioritize projects, and then assisting them with finding funding sources for those projects.
County Highway 19 Stormwater Re-Use Project
Washington County, MN
A two-mile long county road expansion was designed to provide nutrient and suspended solid load reductions to downstream water bodies.
Wastewater Treatment Facility Improvements
The Facility Plan report included a thorough evaluation of existing treatment processes and structures as well as recommended improvements to meet future conditions.
Erin Hills Park
Homer Glen, IL
Erin Hills Park is the third park that the Village has developed as part of its commitment to improve the parks and recreation experiences within the Village limits and was partially funded by an Illinois OSLAD Grant.
Water System Evaluation
The City of Palo is a town of approximately 900 people which had no city-wide public drinking water distribution system prior to the flood of June 2008.
Innovative Traffic Design Commands Attention
In recent years, the City of Aurora, Illinois, embarked on a cutting-edge program to interconnect and modernize its antiquated traffic signal systems.
University of Minnesota Ruttan Plaza
St. Paul, MN
HR Green provided leak investigation services and a structural analysis of the underutilized plaza and determined that the structure was no longer adequately designed to support the existing loads. As a result, the University seized the opportunity to repair the failing structure and elected to incorporate an upgraded green roof design into the necessary structure improvements to establish a more pedestrian-friendly space.
Water Reclamation Facility Effluent Filter Improvements
Sioux Falls, SD
The City of Sioux Falls Water Reclamation Facility (WRF) treats wastewater from throughout the city, thus protecting the Big Sioux River from pollution. This outstanding project replaced filters at the WRF, re-using the existing concrete tanks where the filters were located.
AAA Auto Club Group
HR Green was selected as the design firm to lead AAA’s expansion into the Upper Midwest. HR Green’s multidisciplinary team has offered a full array of surveying, engineering, and landscape architectural design services ranging from conceptual design through final construction documents.
US Highway 30/67 (Camanche Avenue) Construction Services
HR Green provided resident engineering and construction observation services for the rehabilitation of almost 2 miles of roadway while maintain access to immediate businesses and property owners.
Health Bridge Fitness Center
HR Green’s extensive experience and excellent relationship with local government resulted in a plan that is beneficial both to the developer and the community.
La Marque, TX
The community was conceived as an alternative to Galveston destinations, providing a more affordable, upscale housing product with large front porches, detached garages, and quaint front yards.
Iowa River Landing
The Iowa River Landing was a re-development project that converted a 180 acre industrial area into a mixed-use district comprised of a hotel, conference center, 300,000+ square feet of retail, office, residential and entertainment space, a medical clinic and parking.
The development is approximately 200 acres in size with approximately 70% commercial and 30% residential, with the residential components comprised of both single and multi-family homes.
McHenry County College Building and Parking Expansion
Crystal Lake, IL
Site planning services for the construction of a new 650 stall parking lot along with 40,000 square foot building addition.
HR Green’s multidisciplinary team has offered a full array of surveying, engineering, and landscape architectural design services ranging from conceptual design through final construction documents.
Huntley Fire Station #4
The project included construction of a 7,150 square foot satellite fire station LEED Certified along with a parking lot and drive-thru building access for fire trucks.
The community features a range of housing options including 277 single family homes, 552 townhomes, and 720 condominium homes.
The Trails at Regal Park
Lubbock Land Company retained HR Green to design a New Urbanist residential community in Lubbock, Texas. The project consists of over 250 lots and was designed to promote social interaction and walkability.
Will County Adult Detention Facility
Civil/site engineering and surveying services for the design and construction of a 600 bed addition to the existing Will County Adult Detention Facility.
Glasford Residential Development
HR Green designed Glasford as a unique neighborhood, intermixing single family detached homes with attached product such as duplex, townhomes, and apartments. The Glasford site consists of 140 acres with over 800 residential units at completion.
Del Webb’s Sun City
Del Webb is the premiere active adult community developer in the United States, building master planned, highly amenitized communities for residents of retirement age.
Landfill Gas to Energy Facility
Lake Mills, IA
The facility houses state-of-the-art technology that promotes cost-effective, innovative alternatives in the areas of energy and waste management.
County of Orange, CA
HR Green is the Design Builder for the Landfill Gas To Energy Facility being constructed at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Orange County, California.
The City of Walker had a 2-cell controlled discharge lagoon to treat the community’s wastewater and required the system to discharge more frequently.
Repaired Sanitary Sewer Channel Improves Neighborhood
Tomar Heights, SD
During the heavy rains of August 2010, the City of Sioux Falls discovered a sanitary sewer that was exposed in a drainage channel in the Tomar Heights area of southeastern Sioux Falls.
Implementing a Successful Stormwater Program
Town & Country, MO
The City of Town & Country, Missouri adopted a policy and an associated ongoing program to alleviate drainage problems that have had a detrimental affect on both public infrastructure and private properties.
Illinois River Flood Protection
The floods of 2008 severely impacted LaSalle’s wastewater treatment plant facility located along the Illinois and Michigan Canal adjacent to the Illinois River.
Engineering and Public Works Experience
HR Green’s approach to providing city engineering services is truly unique.
Sam Houston Tollway
Harris County, Texas
For 25 years HR Green has been a part of the design, construction and reconstruction of the Beltway 8 / Sam Houston Tollway system.
Downer Place Bridge Reconstruction
HR Green provided the Phase One, Two, and Three services for two bridge superstructure replacements over the Fox River in the downtown area of Aurora, Illinois, the state’s second largest City.
Elgin O’Hare Western Access (EOWA) Project Coordination
Roselle (2013), Itasca, Wood Dale, and Bensenville, Illinois
The Village of Itasca first contracted with HR Green in January 2013 for engineering services related to plan review, meeting attendance, Intergovernmental Agreement review, and coordination with affected parties caused by the pending construction of the EOWA (now called Illinois Route 390) project through the Village of Itasca.
Facility Optimized for Highly Variable Flows
The Iowa Great Lakes Sanitary District (IGLSD) Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) treats municipal wastewater from a service area of approximately 12,000 acres. The population served by the IGLSD Wastewater Treatment Plant is highly variable due to increased use of the lakes during summer and holidays.
Plan for Future Treatment Capacity
The Village of Richmond had experienced rapid development and required new wastewater treatment facilities to accommodate future growth. HR Green was the first in Illinois to perform an in-depth study to weigh the impact of future discharge on water quality and the study is now used as guideline model for the IEPA.
South St. Paul Interceptor Improvements
St. Paul, MN
Wastewater from the Cities of South St. Paul is pumped through the forcemain to the Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Plant (MWWTP), a distance of approximately four miles, and was showing signs that could lead to failure.
Renewable Energy Center
Maryland Heights, MO
The Maryland Heights Renewable Energy Center (MHREC) is a new electrical power generation facility using waste methane gas from a nearby landfill.
Municipal Engineering Services
City of Nevada, IA
HR Green has provided municipal engineering services to the City of Nevada since February 2002. Since that time, Nevada has received up to 50 hours of general municipal engineering services each month to advise, consult, assist, review and plan for improvements within the community. HR Green personnel assigned to assist Nevada in this capacity have marshaled many of the company’s vast technical resources to benefit the community.
Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Regional Trail
St. Paul, MN
Capitol Region Watershed District (CRWD) and City of St. Paul selected the team of HR Green and Inter-Fluve to conduct a feasibility study, develop concept plans and final design, complete three construction bid packages and construction oversight for the Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Regional Trail.
Interceptor Improvements Incorporate “Complete Streets”
Richfield, MN, Edina, MN
The Edina-Richfield Interceptor Improvements project constructed a regional sanitary sewer across Richfield to accommodate redevelopment in Edina. Standard MCES practice is to repair streets in a fashion similar to their original condition. However, HR Green used a Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) approach to engage the public in the design of 75th and 76th Streets in Richfield. The result is Richfield’s first “Complete Street” system, which encourages walking, bicycling and mass transit use. This method was also less costly for MCES, resulting in a win-win outcome for Richfield and MCES.
Addresses Aging Infrastructure with Facility Plan
The City was in the midst of rapid growth and it quickly became apparent that the community needed master planning completed for its water and wastewater system to address aging infrastructure in the older portions of the community as well as expansion plans for new developments.
Digester Gas Production Troubleshooting
Amana Farms produces electricity and then is sold on the Amana grid to power the Amana colonies, testing was conducted by HR Green to improve the state of their performance.
The Village of Antioch was subsequently awarded a $283,250 grant through these efforts which helped to fund the development of a 41.9 acre neighborhood park site which was abandoned by a developer during an economic recession.
Burlington’s Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
The City of Burlington had been propositioned by a major industry in the mid-2000s but they were not able to offer the sewer treatment capacity desired of the industry. Losing the potential development opportunity resulted in the City’s decision to move forward with a major upgrade to their Wastewater Treatment Facility (WWTF) to prepare for future economic development opportunities.
Lindbergh Boulevard and New Halls Ferry Pedestrian Improvements
St. Louis County, MO
This ARRA funded project included the development of final design plans for pedestrian facilities along five miles of urban arterial roadway. The improvements included two routes in St. Louis County for MoDOT’s St. Louis Metro District: Route 67 (Lindbergh Blvd.) and Route AC (New Halls Ferry Road). The first order of work for HR Green was to complete a comprehensive accessibility audit of each corridor by walking each route.
Winding Creek Conservation Area
Hebron Township, IL
HR Green was retained by the McHenry County Conservation District to provide site design and construction documents for improvements at this 358 acre parcel, located along Nippersink Creek in Hebron Township, Illinois. The District acquired this property due to its high quality native oak savannahs and extensive hydrologic features.
Mundelein Wastewater Treatment Plant – Wetland Mitigation
An wastewater treatment plant expansion project required the Village to mitigate for causing impacts to the ﬂoodplain and surrounding area.
Nontraditional BMP in Narrow ROW
Maryland Heights, MO
Essex Avenue was one of the first roadway projects in St. Louis to satisfy the water quality stormwater requirements of the Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD). These requirements center on the treatment of stormwater runoff before discharge into natural waters.
Water Purification Plant Filter Expansion
Sioux Falls, SD
The City of Sioux Falls Water Purification Plant (WPP) provides potable water for the greater Sioux Falls metro area. Master planning by previous consultants revealed a need for increased capacity to meet future water demands. Several “bottlenecks” were identified within the WPP treatment processes, and one of the most critical was the filtration process.
Golden Acres Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements
Golden Acres consists of a contact-stabilization WWTP operating in parallel with an extended aeration carousel WWTP.
Integrated Utility Improvement Project Gas-to-Energy Plant
HR Green provided design, equipment procurement, construction management support and facility commissioning services for a 3.2 MW power plant for the City of Midland, Michigan.
Quaker Oats Flood Protection
Cedar Rapids, IA
The Quaker Oats production facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is situated just north of downtown Cedar Rapids on the east bank of the Cedar River. Like many other businesses in the City of Cedar Rapids Quaker Oats was directly impacted by the Flood of 2008. Rising flood waters overtopped the existing flood protection and inundated the entire property causing significant damage and halting production.
New Road to Economic Growth
Sioux Falls, SD
The City of Sioux Falls, South Dakota invested $11.1 million to stay ahead of the growth demand with proactive transportation improvements on its 69th Street and Southeastern Avenue project. The City experienced rapid growth and increased demand on a collateral arterial roadway, 57th Street, which resulted in many typical challenges such as increased congestion, roadway deterioration, traffic safety concerns, roadway capacity deficiencies, and delay caused by at-grade rail crossings.
Woodbury Multi-Lane Roundabout
This three-mile-long “Complete Streets” project involved construction of the first multilane roundabout on a high-speed arterial roadway in the state of Minnesota.
The Liberty Square Redevelopment Area comprises approximately 340 commercial, industrial.
Illinois Department of Transportation Bureau of Local Roads Project Management
IDOT District 1, Chicago Region
HR Green was selected by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to assist in their project management.
First Avenue Corridor Redevelopment
HR Green began studying the corridor in the late 1990s, recommending conversion of the four-lane undivided facility to a five-lane section with pedestrian accommodations on both sides of the roadway; integrating the improvements into and enhancing the accessibility to the adjacent commercial properties.
Stockyards Area Brownfields Redevelopment
Sioux City, IA
Sioux City’s 215-acre stockyards area, once vital and prosperous, boasted only a handful of viable businesses at the beginning.
Will County, IL Department of Highways Project Management
Will County Department of Highways
HR Green is working as directed by the Will County Department of Highways (WCDH) and consists of various Phase II.
Orchard Road Widening
HR Green was responsible for the preparation of contract plans and specifications for approximately one mile of widening and resurfacing, from north of the Fox River bridge to north of Mill Road within the Village of Oswego.
First Avenue Corridor Redevelopment
First Avenue is a regionally significant corridor, connecting I-80 with Coralville and Iowa City. Motorists and pedestrians use First Avenue to access the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, Veterans Hospital, UI Kinnick Stadium, Carver-Hawkeye Arena, UI’s west campus facilities and activities, western Iowa City and the many hospitality facilities along First Avenue and Highway 6 in Coralville.
Lake in the Hills Fen Conservation Area Master Plan
Lake in the Hills, IL
This 234 acre site contains sensitive features including a fen, creek and wetlands. HR Green analyzed the opportunities and constraints of these features and assessed the feasibility of site improvements to limit impact upon native plant and wildlife communities.
Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades
Wood Dale, IL
HR Green was retained by the City of Wood Dale, Illinois to complete the preliminary design for the North WWTP Plant Upgrades.
Empire WWTP Outfall and Rosemount Interceptor
The Rosemount Empire planning area is located in the southeastern part of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area and includes the cities of Apple Valley, Lakeville, Farmington, Rosemount, and Empire Township. Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES) provides wastewater collection and treatment for this area.
Sullivan Road Bridge over the Fox River
The Sullivan Road Bridge is only the second new bridge built in Kane County since the early 1970s. The bridge is a major crossing over the Fox River, connecting Illinois Route 25 on the east side of the river to Illinois Route 31 on the west side of the river.
Sioux City Outer Drive Extension
Sioux City, IA
The Outer Drive Extension Project has been called Sioux City’s most complex transportation project to date. HR Green was selected by the City of Sioux City to assist the City in planning, fund procurement, NEPA environmental documentation, design, construction and observation for this $30+ million project.
Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Facility
Ft. Madison, IA
The City of Fort Madison placed into operation a new 5 mgd reverse osmosis water treatment facility in the summer of 2010.
Hartley Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Facility
The northwestern Iowa community of Hartley has historically derived municipal water from the Dakota Sandstone aquifer, which can produce mineral-rich water with an increased possibility of contamination from farm chemical leaching. Historically treated by aeration and filtration for iron removal, this groundwater source remained with extremely high hardness, sulfate, and total dissolved solids levels earning its reputation for some of the poorest drinking water quality in the State of Iowa.
Quarry Hill Ravine and Park Restoration
Quarry Hill Park is one of Rochester’s most popular recreational resources. In recent years, urban development upstream from the park has increased the flow of surface water through the park’s ravines.
I-35/NE 36th Street Interchange
Because of burgeoning traffic resulting from growth in Ankeny, several recent MPO studies had called for improvements to the E. 1st Street interchange.
Rock Run Rookery
HR Green was part of a design team that provided civil engineering and topographic services for a 217 acre recreation area. These services included the agency review and coordination with Will County, City of Joliet and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
Antioch Downtown Beautification
HR Green worked with the Village of Antioch’s Planning and Zoning Department to design and construct numerous landscape and hardscape improvements within the downtown TIF District.
Minneapolis Community Technical College (MCTC)
The HR Green team produced a Mobility Study/ Technical Memorandum as part of the MCTC Climate Action Plan (CAP). MCTC has committed to reducing its emissions generated by commuting students, staff and faculty. The recommendations and strategy described in the Mobility Study is helping establish a more environmentally friendly campus while improving the quality of life.
Niles Community Rain Garden
The Village of Niles, Illinois and the Coca-Cola Corporation sought to transform a neglected parcel of public property, to create an appealing park site that would serve to educate public officials and area residents by demonstrating the theory of using rain gardens to retain and cleanse storm water runoff.
Como Housing Parking
The University of Minnesota (UMN) retained HR Green to reconstruct two of the parking lots at their Como Student Housing site. Poor site drainage affected the existing site, due to adjacent development and an insufficient stormwater sewer system.
HR Green developed a visionary riverwalk plan to revitalize the City of McHenry’s waterfront and aided the City in obtaining funding by implementing a TIF district.
Nevada SCORE Recreation Complex
The Nevada SCORE Recreational Complex is a regional park in Story County, Iowa. The City of Nevada, Iowa retained HR Green to guide them through the design and completion of a tournament level softball complex
Buddy Baseball: Fox Valley Children’s Organization
Lake in the Hills, IL
Buddy Baseball is a unique project designed for children with disabilities. It is located within the overall Sunset Park complex in the Village of Lake in the Hills and serves the broader communities in McHenry and Kane counties.
June 07, 2017 — June 08, 2017
IAWEA Annual Conference
June 13, 2017 — June 15, 2017
June 14, 2017 — June 16, 2017
ILCMA Summer Conference
June 20, 2017 — June 23, 2017
Colorado Municipal League Annual Conference
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HR Green, Inc. and Thompson Elevator Inspection Service, Inc. Form a Strategic Alliance to Help Municipalities Streamline Plan Reviews & Inspections
(McHenry, IL) – Helping Chicagoland municipalities with efficient plan reviews and inspections has been the mantra for HR Green, Inc. (HR Green)’s Building Department Service group and Thompson Elevator Inspection Service, Inc. for many years. Today, these seasoned organizations announced a strategic alliance uniting their teams of highly qualified and certified professionals to help Chicagoland
The transformation of a 1927 industrial bakery into the new Single Speed Brewing Co. is yet another urban renewal success story that HR Green, a professional engineering and environmental consulting firm, helped launch.
HR Green’s Senior Project Director Larry J. Stevens, P.E. has been named a Top Ten Public Works Leader of the Year by the American Public Works Association (APWA).
Iowa DNR Selects HR Green to provide Professional Services for Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery Improvements
HR Green is providing consulting services for the improvements to the Spirit Lake Fish Hatchery (SLFH) operated by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The Hatchery is a 33 acre coolwater rearing station originally built in 1880 and includes a rearing building and seven earthen production ponds.