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February 18, 2016
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.

August 18, 2015
Drew McGovern Named Group Manager for Highways Team in St. Paul, Minnesota

HR Green is pleased to announce that Drew McGovern, PE, CFM, is moving into the Group Manager role for the Highways team in its St. Paul, Minnesota office. This is a homecoming for Drew, who recently returned from the St. Louis, Missouri, office.

August 4, 2015
Detention Basin Retrofits Have Environmental Benefit

In many communities, the urban environment and human intervention have impacted our natural streams and rivers. Impervious surfaces such as roads, parking lots and buildings take away areas where rainfall would normally be slowed down, spread out and soaked into the ground. Further exacerbating the problem, streams in urban areas are often straightened or channelized to make more room for development.

July 22, 2015
Minnehaha Creek Preserve in St. Louis Park, MN Ribbon Cutting set for July 23

HR Green and Inter-fluve examined hydrology, hydraulics, geomorphology and existing infrastructure at what is now Minnehaha Creek Preserve in St. Louis Park, MN. The team developed concept designs for restoring a sinuous stream channel, improving wetland and floodplain function, improving site recreation, trail connectivity and integrating stormwater management Best Management Practices.

July 14, 2015
Alternative Design Options May Benefit Projects

Our nation’s roadway system contains a functional hierarchy which provides each road with a designation based on its primary purpose. At the top of the hierarchy are freeways and expressways designed to maximize “Point A to Point B” mobility that feature limited access, i.e. access at only high speed interchanges, no intersections or driveways. There are also arterials that are roads that have traffic signals at intersections and access points at larger frequency spacing. These arterials are fed by collectors and local streets, which have the main purpose to connect specific activities (residences, retail stores, industries). Put together, this network enables point to point services, a notable advantage the road transport has over other transport modes.

June 10, 2015
Efficient Public Works Departments Build Community Resilience

Every family, every community and every business needs infrastructure to thrive. Infrastructure encompasses your local water main and the Hoover Dam; the power lines connected to your house and the electrical grid spanning the U.S.; and the street in front of your home and the national highway system.

February 12, 2015
Woodbury Drive Safety and Mobility

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.

July 28, 2014
HR Green Project Featured During MLB All-Star Game

HR Green designed the Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary and Regional Trail in St Paul. The preserve was developed in a 41-acre brownfield. During Major League Baseball’s All-Star game, played in Minnesota, a video was played highlighting this project

July 7, 2014
Erosion Control Vital on Transportation Infrastructure Projects

All construction activities have the potential to cause soil erosion and many water experts believe the greatest water pollution threat from soil-disturbing activities is the introduction of sediment from the construction site into storm drain systems or natural receiving waters.

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