Roadways + Interchanges
The need for infrastructure that facilitates safe and efficient travel by all means while maintaining environmental compliance is the driver of our transportation business.
From urban arterial streets to federal interstates and interchanges, HR Green can help create sustainable, successful roadway systems.
We partner with clients and residents and take a creative and comprehensive approach to solving transportation challenges by first understanding the underlying needs to projects. We then link these needs to community values, environmental requirements and infrastructure standards to design a lasting solution that satisfies local citizens and businesses.
Our design team develops safe, functional, affordable structures and roadways to provide connectivity for today’s economy and lifestyles. Transportation planning must consider the environmental impacts, current operations and future needs of any community. We will balance these elements to establish infrastructure that preserves our client’s investments.
- A comprehensive list of our Roadways and Interchange services includes:
- Roadway and structural design
- Funding strategy and procurement
- Construction phase services
- 3D modeling
- Transportation planning
- Access justification reports
- Location studies
- Public involvement/CSS
- Traffic engineering
- NEPA services and permitting
- Drainage planning and design
- Value engineering
Roadways + Interchanges Experience
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.