Detroit, Belle Isle
A Project consisting of the annual design and construction engineering of the Belle Isle Grand Prix Racetrack.
The City of Mason engages in an annual Capital Street Maintenance Plan for the major and local streets.
The project took place in downtown between Grand River Avenue and South Street.
Nottawa Township is planning to install a new, approximately 17-mile sanitary sewer.
Detroit Belle Isle
This exciting and unique ongoing project consists of the annual design and construction engineering of several new phases of the Belle Isle Grand Prix Racetrack. Since 2014, the track has fallen under MDOT jurisdiction including all plans, specifications and bidding. Wolverine has specifically designed many MDOT details used in special events such as race fan traffic control and parking; ADA pedestrian bridges, crossings and bus staging areas; high speed curb and gutter systems; and high speed HMA pavement mixes and pavement drainage systems.
Annually, the work entails the design and construction engineering of approximately ¼ -mile of various portions of the track utilizing hot mix asphalt, cold milling, crushing/shaping/ resurfacing, machine grading, aggregate base, concrete curb, gutter, driveways and ramps. In 2012 Wolverine was called in to assist with emergency repairs when the track surface starting spalling mid-race. Wolverine traced the problem to poor aggregate and oversaw the repairs.
Mason Street Maintenance
The City of Mason engages in an annual Capital Street Maintenance Plan for the major and local streets. This years work included 1,800 linear feet of 6-inch water main beneath Elm Street from Jefferson Street to Steele Street and full depth pavement reconstruction with complete utility and curb and gutter replacement.
Wolverine Engineers & Surveyors, Inc. is providing complete design services from project projection and planning through bidding and construction engineering services including full time on-site inspection services. The project is in a highly congested residential areas transitioning to the downtown district. Other challenges include very old and fragile existing utilities, unstable soil subgrades, easements, and local utility coordination.
Village of Fowlerville Road Reconstruction
The project took place in downtown between Grand River Avenue and South Street. The project consisted of approximately 1,200lf of complete reconstruction of the existing roadway, replacement of a 1927 water main, separation of the combined storm and sanitary sewers and streetscaping with Unilock permeable pavers. The Village experienced a dramatic increase in water system efficiency and an equally dramatic reduction in sewage entering the treatment plant.
Nottawa Township in Isabella County is planning to install a new, approximately 17-mile sanitary sewer extending from Coldwater Lake through Beal City and will ultimately terminate within the City of Mt. Pleasant at the existing wastewater treatment plant. The sewer consists of a combination of gravity flow and force main and includes several pump stations. Installation of the new sewer will take place in 2020 and 2021.
The township tasked Wolverine and Lorenz Surveying and Engineering to design the system and overcome the project challenges including shallow groundwater, railroad crossings, river crossings , highway crossings. Wolverine’s services included gravity and force main design, pump station design, easements, and several geotechnical investigations.
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