Tag: Site Design

Five Keys to Good Site Design

By Craig Schuh, PE, and Mathew Litchfield, PE Site design applies to a variety of projects. Typical projects include parking lots and various amenities at industrial sites, commercial buildings, or even recreational sites. Each project is unique and requires unique design solutions. The following are the five keys to strong site design. About the Expert:… Read More »

Piecing Projects Together: Permit Puzzle Lays Foundation for Site Development

By Gareth Shambeau, PE Wherever you go, chances are you’ll encounter some kind of construction project, whether it be minor road repairs on your commute or a major undertaking to prepare a site for a big-box store. What you see isn’t always what you get – by the time you drive by and see that… Read More »

Homebuilding Project Provides New Perspective

By Disa Wahlstrand, PE, LEED AP Being a civil engineer for 22 years equips you with a fair amount of information about site development projects. I know there needs to be a firm foundation for a building, good drainage, access for utilities, and adherence to local regulations, among other standard considerations. But I learned a… Read More »