Grinnell College Landscape Master Plan | Phase I

CGA partnered with ASG and Confluence Landscape Architects to redesign the exterior facilities on the Grinnell College Campus. The Phase I design began in 2016 with construction beginning in 2017 and scheduled to continue through 2019 in conjunction with a new Admissions and Visitors Center and a 1-acre building addition connecting two historic buildings on…

Collegiate United Methodist Church Annex Improvements

CGA worked with the CUMC Board, maintenance staff, and tenants to improve drainage and lower accessibility to the churches Annex building in Campustown Ames. Several options were presented to the advisory committee to eliminate drainage concerns and slip hazards on the north side of the site with special attention to the tight budget. Extensive storm…

The Willows of Marshalltown | Assisted Living & Memory Care

CGA partnered with Design Alliance to provide a site plan and design for a new assisted living facility in Marshalltown, IA, including existing conditions and demolition; site layout; grading; storm sewer design; sanitary sewer and water service design; utility layout; staking plan; stormwater controls (stormwater quality and detention); and details. In addition, CGA provided the…

Meskwaki Parking Lot Expansions | Renard’s Factory

CGA has performed numerous improvements at Meskwaki, including the recent Renards Factory Pavement Package consisting of subbase preparation; 8,739 square yards concrete pavement; finish grading and miscellaneous work associated with the installation of a parking lot. Also recently completed was the Meskwaki Parking Lot Expansion including: grading; storm sewer utility; sanitary sewer utility; 5,605 square…

Iowa Veteran’s Home Memorial Drive Improvements | Marshalltown

CGA partnered with TSP Architects on the Dack Hall expansion and was subsequently hired to make improvements to Memorial Drive. The team worked to improve drainage in the area, provide a covered bus loading/unloading for Dack Hall, and bring pedestrian access within ADA standards. After removing the original pavement the subsoils were explored and found…

The Arbors Residential Development | Cedar Falls, IA

The Arbors, located on Viking Road, one-half mile north of Hudson Road in Cedar Falls, Iowa needed stormwater management from scratch due to a new residential development being built. The project included extensive site grading, construction of stormwater management areas, PCC pavement as well as water and utilities. CGA has provided the layout for Public…