higher education projects
Westcott, Small & Associates developed the master plan, construction drawings and technical specifications for the new intermodal campus incorporating a 2,200 sf passenger terminal, 17,000 sf 7-bay maintenance facility and 16 covered bus slips on 9.5 acres. During the master planning phase, we assisted in site selection in order to combine multiple lots into a developable site. The site work included a stream crossing and large biocell along with associated parking and utilities.
In order to allow for future mixed use development, Westcott, Small & Associates provided construction plans and specifications for the $1 million demolition of the former postal sorting facility at 900 E. Market Street in Greensboro, NC. Two buildings totaling 5.83 acres under roof and most of the site infrastructure and utilities on 14 acres were demolished. Both buildings contained asbestos and other hazardous materials that required special handling.
One of GTCC’s most traveled pedestrian corridors on campus, was not easily handicap accessible. Our design involved removing the existing stairs and planter and replacing them with a handicap ramp accompanied by new stairs. The presence of an underground corridor connecting two buildings in the area of the existing stairs complicated the design of the project. 3D renderings aided in insuring the design would fit within the existing campus architecture.
Guilford Technical Community College undertook a project to Master Plan all four of its campuses. Inventory and condition assessments of all of the college's current infrastructure was completed as well as looking at the possibility of future expansion impacts and designs. Westcott, Small & Associates also evaluated all of the on-site utilities including water, sanitary sewer, and storm sewer, parking, sidewalks, landscaping and water quality devices.
Westcott, Small & Associates provided civil engineering to support the design team in the development of the 15 different gardens, including a kitchen garden, Japanese garden, pattern garden, water garden and the largest spring-flowering bulb display in the Triad. Civil engineering plans included ADA access throughout the gardens, a unique stormwater management and cistern system and site design including parking and utilities for the restaurant and visitor center.
Proehlific Park boasts three baseball fields, three outdoor multipurpose fields, an indoor multipurpose field, batting cages, basketball and volleyball courts, weight training areas as well as study areas. Westcott, Small & Associates developed the site with high density and low density portions and included three bioretention cells for stormwater management. Also, sidewalk extensions and turn lanes were designed. Permitting through both Guilford County and the City of Greensboro was required.
Westcott, Small & Associates provided civil engineering and inspection services at Hickory Creek (and a similar project at Reddick’s Creek) for a wetland remediation project due to wetland disturbance associated with the construction of Randleman Lake. The project involved the design of an innovative water control structure that allowed for the creation and maintenance of 46 acres of wetlands, and the associated erosion control plan.
Westcott, Small & Associates developed construction drawings and technical specifications for the realignment of the entrance drive at Wesley Long Hospital. These modifications provide better access to the redesigned and expanded parking areas and to the emergency and cancer center entrances. In addition to roadway improvements, landscaping features and signage were updated to improve the pedestrian experience on the campus.
WSAA worked well with Greensboro Science Center staff... and was responsive to owner questions during design and construction. WSAA was able to provide creative solutions. We are happy with the engineering service provided by WSAA and would welcome them back on our campus.
Greensboro Science Center
Repeat client since 2010
WSAA provided advanced civil engineering planning for the new Allied Health Building. Located on DCCC’s main campus in Thomasville, NC, the new building is 2-stories and 40,800 sf. Several different possible site locations on campus were evaluated for the optimal location. Schematic layouts for associated parking, utilities and site infrastructure were developed.
Davidson County Community College’s Davie Campus Basic Law Enforcement Training Obstacle Course is located on the southern portion of the campus and is accessible only by leaving campus and driving through the town. WSAA designed an expansion to the BLET course to allow for better maneuvering during training as well as for tractor trailer driver training. DCCC also hired WSAA to design a roadway that would cross a stream and allow maintenance personnel to more efficiently maintain the campus.
The expansion of the Student Bookstore on DCCC’s main campus was complicated due to its location in the center of the campus and the large volume of pedestrian and vehicular traffic around the site. The site design included grading and utility services for the 4,000 sf building addition and improvements to existing parking and sidewalk to improve handicap accessibility. The site was enhanced by the completion of a large patio with multiple areas of outdoor seating.
WSAA provided civil engineering in the advanced planning and civil schematic design of a $11 million 2-story building centrally located on DCCC's main campus. Construction documents for the 15,000 sf building with associated parking, and site infrastructure were developed. The developed site was relocated and allowed for emergency vehicles and a mobile classroom to be located adjacent to the proposed building.
WSAA developed construction drawings and technical specifications for a new 5,000 sf addition to the Gantt Building at DCCC's Davie Campus. The building renovation and expansion allowed the creation of the Davie County Early College High School. The project included site improvements, utility upgrades, ADA access, parking improvements and relocated dumpster access and enclosures. State and local permits were obtained and construction administration, including asbuilt drawings, was provided.
The DCCC Entrance Improvements project consisted of the redesign of the existing entrance to the main campus. The new entrance was redesigned to align with a roundabout at the entrance driveway being constructed by NCDOT. The entrance was redesigned from the NCDOT roundabout into the site to include the redesign of two intersections to roundabouts and the reconfiguration of parking lots. Bidding services and construction administration were also provided.
DCCC’s Davie Campus is bisected by a perennial stream. WSAA designed a roadway which crosses the stream and allows maintenance personnel to more efficiently maintain the campus. The designed roadway took advantage of portions of an existing cleared sewer right-of-way and was expanded to create a loop for all campus traffic.
WSAA provided engineering design, construction documents and technical specifications for perimeter landscaping at DCCC’s main campus in Thomasville, NC. The project involved the development of perimeter landscaping to supplement new signage and banners in accordance with a previously developed master plan. Combined with a new boulevard style entrance road, the project completed a statement entrance for the campus. Bidding and construction administration services were also provided.
WSAA was contracted by Davidson County Community College to redesign and expand an existing gravel parking lot to a 100 space paved parking lot. The project also included the design of an access road with raised crosswalks to connect the new parking lot to the existing main parking area. The project allows improved circulation through the campus and helps meet the increased need for parking spaces. WSAA provided construction documents and bidding and construction administration services.
In order to support a growing academic program, Westcott, Small & Associates provided civil engineering (as a subconsultant to Little) for the construction of a 10,000 sf single story building with indoor and outdoor lab space. Private water and sanitary sewer extensions of approximately 1000 LF were also required. Vehicular access to interior labs and showcase space was designed from multiple locations.
Elon Oaks Housing Project was a joint project between Elon University and Collegiate Housing Foundation for the construction of a 516 bed housing facility on the Elon University campus. The project replaced existing student housing on the site and was phased to allow the students to continue to live on site while the new buildings were being constructed. Site amenities include basketball and volleyball courts, a commons building and 606 parking spaces. A 401/404 permit was required.Go to link
Westcott, Small & Associates provided advanced planning, schematic design and construction documents for GTCC’s new multi-building campus as a subconsultant to ESPA Architects. The $10 million project involved the development of a master watershed plan to include the adjoining industrial site. The design included site work, public water and sewer mains, parking areas, public roadway improvements and water quality pond.
The renovation of Gerrald Hall and Business Hall on GTCC’s main campus involved improvements to handicap accessibility and new utility connections to both buildings from the central energy plant. The utility improvements were constructed within a heavily trafficked area of campus, but pedestrian access was maintained throughout construction. WSAA supplied construction drawings, technical specifications, LEED documentation and construction administration.
Westcott, Small & Associates served as prime consultant for the schematic design of vehicular access across the railroad tracks at GTCC’s Jamestown campus. In conjunction with our subconsultant, STV, Inc., WSAA developed multiple options for the railway crossing including both roadway under and roadway over options. The schematic design included the review of options to realign roadways within the campus to connect to the new entrance from Guilford College Road.
The redevelopment of the existing 260,000 sf building requires revisions to parking areas, ADA access to the building and utility modifications to allow for new interior connections and multiple oil/water separators. The second phase of the campus loop road will also connect to a new vehicular underpass and will require removal of a railroad spur. The site will be enhanced by an outdoor plaza and additional at grade vehicular access. Project cost is estimated at $22 million.
WSAA developed a master plan for improved vehicular and pedestrian access at GTCC’s High Point Campus in support of GTCC’s plan to remove a portion of S. Hamilton St. from the City of High Point’s public roadway system. The project involved traffic calming devices, sidewalks, a roundabout and roadway realignment. Coordination with High Point DOT was required to determine the possibility of road closures and possible realigned intersections.
WSAA is currently developing construction documents for the removal and replacement of the 5,000 sf current grease trap at the Koury Building on GTCC’s main campus in Jamestown, NC. The replacement is required for GTCC to expand its culinary program offerings to include food truck services. All design and contrition is occurring in a compressed time frame in order to meet Health Department’s regulations and college’s deadline. Civil work includes demolition, new sidewalks and utility connections
In order to meet the watershed requirements of a growing campus, WSAA was engaged to create a master watershed plan for the Main Campus. WSAA analyzed existing conditions and plans for future built upon area and determined that the stormwater treatment needs for the campus can be met with the addition of a sandfilter and development of an impervious surface bank. The sand filter was designed to fit within an existing parking lot.
Parking Lot N was originally developed as a 126 space gravel lot on the outskirts of the Jamestown Campus. WSAA was hired to reconfigure the lot and used the surface layer of stone to create 152 paved spaces and 68 gravel spaces. WSAA has also provided parking lot design for Parking Lot M, Parking Lot M Expansion, the President’s House, Transportation & Welding Building and Aviation II. At Parking Lot A, WSAA provided a pavement rehabilitation plan.
WSAA developed a new entrance road to serve GTCC and an adjacent industrial complex to provide full vehicular access after the realignment of Guilford College Rd. This is the first phase of a campus loop road. Additional site improvements included parking lot revisions, a stream crossing and minor utility modifications. Local, State and Federal permitting, bidding services and construction administration services were provided for the $400,000 project which was completed in Fall 2014.
Westcott,Small & Associates designed a 420 space long term parking lot for UNCG on a 6 acre site at 1600 W. Lee St. The project involved the demolition of 5 buildings totaling 3.5 acres under roof, including an industrial building sharing a structural wall with the adjoining property. The development included asbestos removal and soil and groundwater remediation and a directional drill for fiber optics to connect to the main campus.
WSAA provided engineering design services for the improvement to the streetscape along the UNCG corridor on W. Gate City Blvd. This project includes the demolition and relocation of existing sidewalk, curb, gutter and street planting yards. The improvements include installation of a vegetated hedge, a decorative fence and enhanced curbing approximately 13,700 LF from the Lofts of Lee to the parking lot west of the Kaplan Student Recreation Center. Municipal and NCDOT permitting are being obained
WSAA provided civil engineering design for the renovation of 5 sites associated with the relocation of programs due to the closing of the McIver Building. Site work included a 9,00 sf building addition, sprinkler systems and utility added to four buildings, and access ¬improvement at all sites. The lots range from one to five acres and are located within walking distance of UNCG’s Central Campus. These projects included design, phasing plans, construction documents and technical specifications.
It is Westcott, Small & Associates' commitment to quality projects delivery, integrity and dedication to clients' satisfaction that I am recommending. Our experience with Westcott, Small & Associates is just one example of the commitment that they have made in providing quality engineering services through client satisfaction and attention to a quick and efficient problem resolution that has become a trademark worth noting.
Repeat Client since 2007
Guilford County Schools selected WSAA to design track and field renovations at Andrews High School. The existing track surface was demolished and a new latex surface was installed. The field event areas were also resurfaced and new fencing was installed to create better access to the track.
The design of the 120,000 sf, $25 million, onsite replacement school includes bus/vehicle loops, parking, utilities, public street improvements, athletic facilities and demolition of four existing buildings. The design is complicated because the existing school will remain operational during construction. All construction must be phased to allow adequate access, parking, utility coverage and student safety throughout the 24 month construction period. Project Architect: Morris Berg Architects.
As a sub-consultant to ESPA Architects, WSAA developed construction drawings and technical specifications for the 40,000 sf building collocated with two existing schools. The site work included two stream crossings and four biocells along with associated parking, bus and car loops, play areas and utility mains. City, County, State and Federal permits were obtained for the Guilford County Schools' project.
Guilford County Schools selected WSAA to design track and field renovations at High Point Central High School. The existing track surface and asphalt was demolished and new asphalt and latex track surface were installed. The track was also increased from six lanes to eight lanes, an underdrain system was installed and new long jump facilities were created.
The design of the 80,000 sf onsite replacement school includes bus and vehicle loops, parking, utilities, public street improvements, fields/playgrounds, a biocell and demolition of existing buildings. The design is complicated because the existing school will remain operational during construction. All construction must be phased to allow adequate access, parking, utility coverage and student safety throughout the 18 month construction period. Project cost is estimated at $16 million.
WSAA provided civil engineering design of new K-8 academic building on an occupied campus including parking, utilities, athletic fields, plazas, stormwater pond and bioretention cells. WSAA previously designed the collocated church site which remained open during construction. The design included a wet detention pond sized and multiple bioretention cells along the perimeter of the parking lot, which also serve as the required landscaping.
Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools acquired a vacant parcel of land for this new elementary school. The design included footprint, utilities, including offsite sanitary sewer outfall, parking, bus loop, car loop and athletic fields. Turn lanes were required at the main entrances to the school to handle the additional traffic flow. WSAA was a subconsultant to Ersoy Brake Appleyard Architects.Go to link
WSAA provided the design services for resurfacing two parking lots for High Point Central High School and Ferndale Middle School. The resurfacing projects were designed and permitted and construction documents were provided to the school system. .
WSAA is providing construction documents for the design of the 120,000 sf school including bus and vehicle loops, parking, utilities, athletic facilities and a sanitary sewer outfall. Local, state and federal permits are being obtained. The design and construction timeframe has been significantly condensed due to bond funding requirements. Project cost is estimated at $30 million and will begin construction in 2016. Project Architect: Morris Berg Architects.
Guilford County Schools selected WSAA to design track and field renovations at Ragsdale High School in Jamestown, NC. A new latex surface and takeoff area were added to the track. The field event surfaces and landing pits were upgraded, including the addition of a second long jump takeoff lane and sand pit. The lane widths were increased to meet current high school track standards.
Guilford County Schools selected WSAA to design track and field renovations at four high schools. The existing track surface at Southwest High School was demolished and a new latex surface was installed. The event surfaces and landing pits were upgraded, including the addition of a second sand pit. The lane widths were increased to meet current track standards and a sidewalk adjacent to the track to provide access to the visitors side was installed.
WSAA was contracted to study traffic patterns at nine schools on five campuses for Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. After analyzing the traffic patterns and areas of conflict, WSAA developed multiple scenarios at each school to address the needs specific to the particular school. Both construction and non-construction options were recommended in a report that included schematic drawings for each school. WSFC School is currently pursuing funding for campus improvements.
WSAA was a subconsultant to Ersoy Brake Appleyard Architects for the design of an on-site replacement elementary school for Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools. In order for the new school's construction to not interfere with the operations of the existing school, the design required two phases. Phase I consisted of building the new school, and Phase II was demolition of the old school and construction of parking of the new school.Go to link
We worked with WSAA on the redevelopment of Whitaker Elementary School. As this school was a replacement project, the site aspects of the design were very challenging, WSAA was able to provide a creative solution to the new school on the site and allow construction to occur while the old school remained in operation. WSAA's phase plan was well thought out, easy to construct and worked properly to ensure continued operation in a safe manner.
Winston-Salem Forsyth County Schools
Westcott, Small & Associates, PLLC, has provided professional civil engineering services for a number of schools in Guilford County. Most recently, they were the civil designers for the Herbin-Metz Education Center where they successfully negotiated several challenging site features in completing the design. I was very pleased with the overall quality of work they provided and would recommend them for future projects.
Director of Construction Management
Guilford County Schools
WSAA has worked with Davidson County Commnunity College on a number of projects on both our Main campus in Thomasville and satellite campus in Mocksville. As a primary designer, WSAA has assisted us in designing multiple parking lots, roadway extensions and utility and landscaping projects. WSAA has assisted us from design through construction and has provided consistent, professional services throughout the duration of the project. I would recommend WSAA for future projects, especially those in a campus setting. WSAA is easy to work with and provides quality civil engineering services.
Rusty Hunt, CPA
Vice President, Financial & Administrative Services
The redevelopment of BurMil Park included civil engineering design of a new roadway and parking lot improvements for 5 parking lots, resurfacing of roadways, walking trails, sidewalks, and picnic shelters throughout the park. The design also inclided modifications to the clubhouse through the addition of a terraced common area, demolition of the existing pool and design of a new aquatic facility. The Park remained open during construction.
WSAA was selected to provide design and construction administration services for the replacement of the existing boat docks with both covered and uncovered floating docks. The project included ADA access to the floating docks, pontoon boat dock and existing lakeside trail. Due to the location on a water supply lake, local watershed, DWQ and FEMA approval was received for the project, including low density development and stream buffer disturbance.
Gary Burnett Park is an exciting partnership between Guilford County, the City of High Point, and Guilford County Schools. The park is located on the grounds of Montlieu Elementary School, but was developed by Guilford County Parks and Open Space and is programmed by High Point Parks and Recreation for use by leagues as well as school children and the neighborhood. WSAA provided construction documents, construction administration for the playground, multiple fields and a new restroom.
WSAA developed design plans, including erosion control measures, for four pedestrian bridges in Greensboro parks. Price Park Bridge connects the greenway to and adjacent subdivision. WSAA performed a no-rise study and additional permitting through the Land Conservancy and DWQ since the bridge is located upstream of a recent stream restoration project. Ardmore Park Bridge required a no-riser certificate, flood plain development permit and Jordan Lake Buffer impact permit.
Upon adoption of the master plan for this 13 acre neighborhood park, WSAA designed a new entrance and parking lot with pedestrian access and enhanced landscaping as the first phase of construction. Additional future phases include playgrounds, expanded parking areas, playing fields, walking trails and site furnishings. A separate study analyzing the potential for pervious parking at the site was also completed by WSAA.
WSAA's design of Jamestown Park included 5 multi-purpose fields, a concessions stand/restroom facility, playground and associated parking areas on 13 acres in Jamestown, NC. The project also included the design of a sanitary sewer outfall and pump station to service future restrooms. A water main extension to provide water for both irrigation and the concession and restroom area was designed and permitted through NCDENR. Bidding and construction administration services were provided.
WSAA developed construction drawings and technical specifications for a $1 million stormwater retrofit project in support of the City’s NPDES Stormwater Permit. The project included the construction of a bioretention cell, bioswales, replacement of existing parking with pervious pavement and installation of tree wells.
Westcott, Small & Associates are proud to have served as the Civil Engineers on Greensboro's newest park. The $10 million park is funded by a bequest by the Carolyn and Maurice LeBauer family and includes gardens and public play spaces. The children’s garden, outdoor reading room, fountain, dog park and amphitheater are surrounded by gardens and create a focal point within Greensboro’s revitalized Cultural District. A sculpture "Where we Met" by internationally a
WSAA provided civil engineering design for the three phase master plan associated with $20 million in bond funding. Construction documents, permitting, technical specifications, bidding assistance, value engineering and construction administration were provided for the demolition of the existing parking lot and Phase I SciQuarium addition with associated site infrastructure and Phase II parking lot, totaling 388 spaces. Assistance was provided at multiple stakeholder meetings.
NE Park was developed by Guilford County in two phases and partially funded by a PARTF grant. Phase I consisted of the main roads and parking areas, two soccer fields, two softball fields, a multipurpose field, hiking, biking, and equestrian trails, utilities, restroom facilities, and picnic shelters. Phase II included a bathhouse and pool, utilities, an concessions building, a community center, and renovation of a historic 19th century farm site.
WSAA has developed master-plans for Steelman Park and Heath Park, neighborhood parks within the City of Greensboro. The project included leading public input sessions, coordinating proposed improvements between multiple City departments and developing a master plan to address maintenance concerns and future park growth. Construction documents for Phase I are currently being developed. Improvements include baseball and multipurpose fields, walking trails, basketball courts, and shade structures.
WSAA served as prime consultant for the design of a pocket park located just outside of downtown Greensboro in the historic Ole Asheboro neighborhood. This project was part of the City’s redevelopment efforts in the neighborhood and provided the community with beautiful gardens, walking trails, seating areas and community space. WSAA provided construction documents, bidding assistance and construction administration. The project included concrete walkways, stone walls and landscaping.
WSAA provided master planning services for the redevelopment of Steelman Park, a 5 acre park located in the Glenwood neighborhood. The master plan included renovation of the trail system, playground, stage, basketball courts, a stream restoration project and grading of an informal multipurpose field. Unique park elements, such as the historic chess tables, were repaired for continued use.
Summerfield Community Park was the first park developed by the Town of Summerfield for it's residents. Phase I consisted of upgrades to existing parking, new parking, restroom facilities, a playground area, and walking trails. Phase II included and amphitheater, walking trails, fishing dock, observation dock, and an educational biocell. Both phases included septic, electric and waterline designs as well as improved handicap accessibility to park features.
There are several traits that have consistently impressed me when partnering with WSAA. Sensitivity to the environment is crucial in every project I work on in the Parks & Recreation Department where good stewardship of the land is of great importance. WSAA has the expertise to ensure that effort is apparent in the design solution. I simply appreciate the firm's enthusiasm for our projects regardless of size orcomplexity.
Richard M. Wagner, ASLA, RLA
City of Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department
As a complement to LeBauer Park and the Tanger Performing Arts Center, WSAA completed construction documents for streetscape improvements at Bellemeade St. and N. Davie St. in downtown Greensboro. The improvements will include a safer intersection alignment with raised pedestrian crossing, narrower street width with on-street parking for vehicles and food trucks and enhanced lighting and landscaping. Construction is scheduled for completion in summer 2016. Rendering by OJB.
WSAA was contracted to provide the design and construction documents for the bioretention cell at Fire Station 13. The design of the remainder of the site was complete by the City's Central Engineering Department but WSAA was asked to design the Bioretention Cell due to our watershed expertise.
WSAA developed construction drawings and technical specifications for improvements on the streetscape at Bellemeade St. in the Central Business District of downtown Greensboro. The project included the realignment of roadways, intersection improvements and modifications to street and sidewalk widths, parking and utilities. Coordination with adjoining LeBauer Park improvements and Tanger Performing Arts Center designs was required. State and local permits were obtained.
In order to continue the implementation of the master plan, WSAA was contracted by the Greensboro Science Center to provide additional visitor parking and a bus parking lot. WSAA developed construction documents for the renovated and expanded parking lot and a new access road to Country Park. The plans were phased, so the site remained operational during construction. Municipal/State permitting, bidding services and construction administration services were provided for the $400,000 project.
WSAA served as the civil engineer for the City of Greensboro’s Hemphill Branch Library. Our services included site design to accommodate a 15,000 sq. ft. building with 83 parking spaces and an Outdoor Reading and Art Garden adjacent to the building. Civil services also included the design of an off site sanitary sewer main, bidding assistance and construction administration. WSAA was a subconsultant to J Hyatt Hammond.
WSAA developed the master plan, construction drawings and technical specifications for the new intermodal campus incorporating a 2,200 sf passenger terminal, 17,000 sf 7-bay maintenance facility and 16 covered bus slips on 9.5 acres. During the master planning phase, we assisted in site selection to combine multiple lots into a developable site. The site work included a stream crossing and large biocell along with associated parking and utilities.
WSAA provided the design for multiple projects including building expansions, new and expanded parking lots, and stormwater design for Kernersville Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram at both 950 and 960 highway 66 south in Kernersville, NC.
WSAA was the design engineer on the redevelopment of a small subdivision in the Macedonia neighborhood located in High Point, NC. Situated on a difficult parcel to develop the permitting required outside of the box thinking resulting in several design requirement variances being obtained including offsetting the street within the right-of-way and sidewalks that meander out of the right-of-way.
Upon selection as an On-Call Consultant to the City of Greensboro’s Water Resources Department, WSAA was contracted to complete a waterline in O’Henry Blvd. Although the missing segment is only 1000 feet long, the design is complicated by the presence of a fiber optic trunk line and the adjacent Highway 29 controlled access. WSAA was able to negotiate open cut of the roadway in order to avoid bore pits within the controlled access. WSAA is providing construction administration for the project.
WSAA was contracted by the City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department to design pedestrian bridges at three City parks. The Ardmore Park and Price Park Bridges were prefabricated steel truss bridges installed to connect two existing greenways. Local and DWQ permits were obtained. The Greenway Park Bridge replaced an out of place plank bridge with a stone bridge reminiscent to the several historic stone bridges throughout the park.
WSAA designed a 3,200 LF sanitary sewer extension to address a failed residential septic tank and to allow industrial expansion along Pleasant Ridge Road. The sewer outfall crosses three streams, several areas of wetlands and traverses steep terrain adjacent to an existing wet detention pond. Several segments of the line will be installed by bore and jack. The project was further complicated by the presence of an FAA easement providing power and communication to an existing flight support tower.
WSAA is currently providing services to WSFCUC on multiple projects as a subconsultant to various engineering firms. Projects include replacement of waterline and valves, repair and replacement of sanitary sewer lines and manholes and contract administration on elevated water tank professional services. These contracts are ongoing through 2020.
In support of the City of High Point’s NPDES permit, WSAA completed an annual inspection of all required BMPs within the City of High Point’s jurisdiction. Each inspection included a field visit and review of BMP functionality, including depth measurements used to develop a sediment profile. A report on each BMP was developed and included pictures of the device and any required maintenance items. Once the BMPs were repaired, a follow-up inspection was performed.
WSAA is currently providing field investigation services at six sites in Greensboro’s water supply watershed. In an effort to reduce sediment loads entering the waterways that drain to Greensboro’s water supply lakes, the Greensboro Stormwater Management Division installed silt curtains and rock veins at six locations. WSAA provides monthly and post rainfall inspections and reports on each of the sites. A watershed analysis will also be provided.
The Town of Jamestown would be at a distinct disadvantage without the expertise that Tori and her firm provide. I respect Tori's advice and her creative sense of engineering design, which often allows us to reach compromises with applicants for proposed developments which otherwise may not have been available. This type of service, I believe, is invaluable to the Town and is one of hallmarks of a professional company.
Town of Jamestown
WSAA developed construction drawings and technical specifications for a new 81,000 sf furniture showroom along the Highway 68 Corridor. The project included parking areas with access for tractor trailers, modifications to an existing stormwater management pond and public roadway improvements, including road widening and turn lanes. State and local permits were obtained and construction administration, including asbuilt drawings and stormwater certifications, were provided.
WSAA is providing local assistance through the civil design and review process for the six story parking deck, with 784 spaces, and ten story hotel in Greensboro’s Central Business District. WSAA is providing peer review services and is following the submittal and plan approval process through Greensboro’s Technical Review Committee Erosion Control Section and Construction Plan Review process.
WSAA developed construction drawings for the renovation and expansion of the 81,000 sf building along the Highway 68 Corridor. The project included parking lot expansions, storm drainage improvements and paving of previously gravel parking lots. A stormwater analysis of the existing wet ponds were developed to ensure the pond could treat the additional impervious surfaces associated with development. City and NCDOT permitting was obtained.
Brightwood Crossing Apartment Homes is a 424 unit multifamily project built on 20.40 acres in Guilford County. For this project, WSAA designed 861 LF of 6” waterline, 2144 LF of 8” waterline and 193 LF of 12” waterline to both City of Greensboro and City of Burlington standards. The project included amenity areas, 12 bioretention cells, a new divided entrance road, a creek crossing and floodplain permitting.
WSAA designed Cottesmore Subdivision, a 254 unit mixed use residential subdivision including 1504 LF of 6” waterline, 10521 LF of 8” waterline, and 1395 LF of 12” waterline on 70.76 acre site. Design of roadways, stormdrainage, grading and erosion control throughout the subdivision were within the contract. Watershed design included two new ponds, a bioretention cell and retrofit of an existing farm pond. The project also involved an offsite sanitary sewer extension.
Mendenhall Mill is a 103 lot subdivision located in High Point. Concerned for the environment, the developers chose to minimize the development’s footprint by creating a cluster subdivision rather than utilizing a more traditional lot configuration. As a result roadway water, sewer and stormdrainage lengths were greatly reduced; saving money during construction and reducing future maintenance costs as the infrastructure ages.
Consisting of 127 single family lots and 112 townhomes, Stillhouse Farm was one of the larger developments planned for the City of Graham in recent years. WSAA designed 2163 LF of 6” waterline, 8434 LF of 8” waterline and 1395 LF of 12” waterline to provide for the water needs of the subdivision’s residents and the residents of the adjoining properties. A public waterline extension along a major thoroughfare and through the City’s main intersection with bore and jack installation was required.