From trash to treasure

Above: The first phase of this plan will develop 25 acres, including two tournament-size multi-purpose fields, a baseball/Softball field, a practice area, access road, and a parking lot. Facing page: American Civil Constructors covered the landfill cap with a linear low-density polyethylene liner topped by aggregate to drain off any stormwater soaking through the fields and the common areas. Photos: American Civil Constructors

Right: Concrete anchors were used to keep the synthetic turf in place. Below: This shows workers packing down the asphalt in the parking area, The parking blocks are made from recycled rubber.

Right: This storm drain at the perimeter of the project drains into the offsite detention pond system, which holds water drained from the site until it can be routed into the storm sewers.

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