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Johnston Identifies Broadband Connectivity
The City of Johnston needed data to better define connectivity in the City and to provide options for better broadband throughout the City and to take the steps that will help them move towards their broadband goals.
Waukegan Water System Enhances Resiliency
The City of Waukegan was in need of an operational evaluation of the Water Plant and the water distribution system as well as a Risk and Resilience Assessment (RRA) for their Water Treatment System.
Crenshaw Water Storage and Booster Station Supply the City of Pasadena
Subsidence rules limit the amount of groundwater pumping available for drinking water within Harris County. To comply with these requirements and meet the growing demand for water, the City of Pasadena (COP) contracted with the City of Houston (COH) to purchase treated surface water. However, the existing COP metering station at the Southeast Water Purification Plant (SEWPP) did not allow COP to take the full contracted amount of 40 MGD. Improvements to the COP’s system were needed.
Arlington’s School Lives on in the New Community Center
Declining attendance forced the closure of Arlington’s only school in 1985 and the structure remained underutilized for two decades while the building deteriorated and became a dumping ground.
Del Webb The Woodlands Active Adult Residential Community
The Woodlands, Texas
Del Webb The Woodlands is a nearly 200 acre, active adult, master-planned community comprised of 570 single-family homes. The community blends with the surrounding character of the area while using contemporary architectural themes to set the community apart from neighboring development.
Broadband Strategic Plan Spurs Fiber Implementation
El Paso County, CO
El Paso County had repeatedly heard from its rural residents that internet speeds and service were unacceptable. The County needed to determine how best to address complaints from constituents? Would broadband help make the area more economically competitive? How would the County prioritize diverse socio-economic needs? While Colorado Springs is well-served in one of five
Broadband Infrastructure Analysis Bands Central Iowa Together
Greater Des Moines Partnership, Des Moines, IA
Broadband coverage can be problematic, particularly in rural areas. Without specific connectivity data, municipal leaders do not know what options they might have to improve broadband, providers do not know where needs are, and maps that are used to determine grants can be inaccurate to the point where grants might not be available where they are needed.
Woods Creek Restoration Stabilizes Riparian Area
Village of Lake in the Hills, IL
The Woods Creek Watershed-Based Plan (WCWBP) identified the creek as a critical area for improvements and recommended it as one of the highest-ranking implementation projects in the WCWBP for streambank and channel restoration and riparian area restoration and maintenance.
Illinois Route 23 Interchange along I-90 Improves Access
I-90 is the only interstate that cuts through McHenry County and the new interchange at Illinois Route 23 is the county’s first. The long-awaited interchange intersects at Illinois Route 23 on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) and features roundabouts and all-electronic tolling at the I-90 exit and entrance ramps to improve safety and mobility.
Taxiway Kilo Reconstruction at St. Louis Lambert International Airport
St. Louis, MO
The reconstruction of Taxiway Kilo included several unique and challenging components necessary to allow work to occur while minimizing impacts to airport operations at St. Louis Lambert International Airport, including some aspects that have rarely been attempted before, if ever.
L27 Lift Station Provides Reliable Wastewater Service
The L27 Lift Station replaced an existing, aging facility in Hopkins, Minnesota, which was over 40 years old, had significant condition issues, and lacked redundancy. In addition, the existing lift station was undersized with little storage.
Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Trail
St. Paul, MN
The Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Regional Trail, which was developed on a 42-acre urban brownfield site in Saint Paul. The project’s key design feature was the re-creation of approximately 3,000 feet of the Trout Brook after decades of confinement within an underground storm tunnel (the Trout Brook Interceptor).
Groundwater Modeling Helps Expand Water Supply
Iowa City, IA
Groundwater was potentially a new water source for Iowa City as it has historically utilized the Iowa River for nearly 100 percent of its supply. The City needed help with recommendations for expanding its water source, treatment, distribution, and storag
Wellfield Development Along the Big Sioux Aquifer
Sioux Falls, SD
Alluvial wellfields consisting of several dozen wells – both collector and vertical types – along the Big Sioux River have historically supported Sioux Falls’ water supply. HR Green, in partnership with Leonard Rice Engineers (LRE), was retained by the City to provide research and preliminary testing, hydrogeologic testing, well siting, and design and construction phase services for wellfield improvements.
Route 109 Widening and Pedestrian Improvements Reduce Congestion
The Route 109 Improvements Phase 2 project is a continuation of previous work on the corridor where the City of Wildwood championed the vision, developed the funding strategies, and executed the design and construction of infrastructure improvements to improve safety, increase capacity, and reduce congestion on MoDOT routes.
Environmental Impacts Minimized for New Lift Station (10 MGD)
HR Green provided preliminary design, final design, and certain construction phase services for the demolition of the former plant, construction of a new facility; construction of a new lift station; and a new gravity interceptor while minimizing environmental impacts.
Houston Upper Braes Lift Station Rehabilitation (70 MGD)
The lift station located at the City’s Upper Braes WWTP had not undergone improvements for over 30 years and was starting to experience structural and mechanical piping corrosion issues. To avoid costly replacement, the City looked to HR Green to identify improvements that could prevent future failures and extend the life of the system. In
Re-BUILDing Coralville’s 1st Avenue Interchange
The City of Coralville saw this area as an opportunity to revitalize a very prominent and valuable tract of land with valuable access to Interstate 80 and 1st Avenue.
Risk and Resilience Assessment CLCJAWA
Lake Bluff, IL
Risk and Resilience Assessment (RRA) and updated Emergency Response Plan (ERP) were completed for CLCJAWA in Lake Bluff, IA
HR Green Announcements
May 13, 2021
HR Green’s ongoing commitment to helping clients leverage U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) funding for brownfields revitalization projects resulted in the City of Sioux City, IA securing an FY21 Community-Wide Assessment Grant. The $300,000 award allows the City to identify, prioritize, assess, and conduct cleanup planning on blighted properties within and surrounding their historical Stockyards area.
May 11, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce that Joseph Nguyen has joined the firm as a Project Manager for the Water business line in the Houston, Texas office. Joseph brings over 34 years of broad project management experience in the areas of civil engineering, pipelines, facilities, industrial, infrastructure, energy, and construction. In his new role, Joseph
May 5, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce that Bill Lewis has joined the firm as a Construction Manager for the Transportation business line in Illinois. Bill brings over 30 years of experience managing a municipal Engineering Division, overseeing permitting and facilities and the development and implementation of a Capital Improvement Program. His has also supervised construction
May 5, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce that Brian Jahn has joined the firm as a Municipal Services Executive for the Governmental Services business line in the Plano, Texas office. Brian brings over 36 years of engineering and management experience as a City Traffic Engineer for multiple Texas cities. He brings valuable experience to the team