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Southwest Harriet Stormwater Management Master Plan
City of Minneapolis - neighborhoods southwest of Lake Harriet
HR Green was selected by the City of Minneapolis to prepare a flood reduction feasibility study in the neighborhoods southwest of Lake Harriet. The 365-acre area to the southwest of Lake Harriet and north of Minnehaha Creek has a long history of flooding due to inadequacies of the storm drain system. This area is heavily
Lake Jackson – Drinking Water Engineering Services
Lake Jackson, Texas
The City of Lake Jackson needed emergency drinking water consulting services to respond to an incident exposure to Naegleria Fowleri. The project included daily cross-referencing field chlorine residual data and providing graphic displays and a review of the results. They also needed assistance with operational and maintenance issues and proposed chlorination system improvement recommendations. As an
Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements in Illinois
The Village of Frankfort completed a Facility Plan in March 2015 and decided to consolidate the North and West Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTP) into the Regional Plant.
Modernized I-29 Unifies Downtown Sioux City
Sioux City, IA
The I-29 project improved access to and through downtown Sioux City for all motorists, enhanced access to the riverfront for pedestrians, and replaced thousands of feet of subsurface utilities.
Diverging Diamond Interchange Relieves Congestion in Coralville
The City of Coralville and Iowa DOT have partnered to improve the I-80 and 1st Avenue Interchange. The existing diamond interchange will be replaced with a Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) design to handle projected traffic volumes. One of the biggest safety and congestion issues is tied to the number of left turns at the interchange.
Grand Parkway and Tomball Tollway Connectors Improve Mobility
Harris County, TX
HR Green is providing construction engineering and inspection services for the construction of four direct connectors at the SH 249 / SH 99 interchange. The $92 million project, which will improve mobility in the region with a more efficient connection between the Grand Parkway (SH 99) and Tomball Tollway (SH 249).
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.
October 19, 2021 — October 20, 2021
Minnesota Water Resources Conference
October 20, 2021 — October 22, 2021
IMFOA Fall Conference
Des Moines, IA
October 20, 2021 — October 21, 2021
IAMU Broadband Conference
October 20, 2021 — October 22, 2021
Tx-APWA Annual Conference
Galveston, TX | Moody Gardens
HR Green Announcements
September 16, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce the appointment of four new Associates. HR Green is a privately held, employee-owned organization. The rank of Associate is achieved by being recognized by the company’s Principals and Board of Directors through a rigorous process.
September 1, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce that Scott Wilson has joined the firm as Director of Operations. Scott brings over twenty-eight years of diverse experience in the global engineering and construction industry, providing excellence in operational performance, quality standards, client satisfaction, and employee development. He has worked with cross-functional teams for system implementations, standardized operating
August 9, 2021
HR Green has opened a Coachella Valley office to serve local cities, counties, and public agencies. HR Green provides services in the Transportation, Water, Governmental Services, Land Development, Environmental and Construction markets.
July 27, 2021
HR Green is pleased to announce that P.J. Fitzpatrick has joined the firm as Business Development Leader for the Transportation business line in the Aurora, Illinois office. P.J. brings over 30 years of project and organizational leadership experience, including highway planning and design, project pursuits, operations, and project delivery. In this role, P.J. will leverage