BL Companies is providing design services for the State of Connecticut Department of Administrative Services (DAS), formerly known as the Department of Construction Services. The services include engineering design, landscape architecture and construction administration services for the Hammonasset Beach State Park Combined Major Utility Replacement Project. BL Companies will be working with the CTDAS to prepare design plans for a 2.5 +/- mile Beach Recreational Trail (BURT) system that will also serve as a utility corridor. The utility corridor will accommodate a water main system, underground primary electrical replacement system conduits and a small diameter natural gas pipeline. Additionally, the design plans for branch service connections will be required. The project includes approximately five thousand (5,000) feet of water main services, thirteen thousand (13,000) feet of electrical conduit and five hundred (500) feet of 2” diameter gas service lines.
BL Companies is working with CT DAS and CT DEEP Hammonasset Park Staff to develop the design plans and coordinate with the respective utility companies, Connecticut Light & Power, Southern Connecticut Gas Company and Connecticut Water Company to ensure their standards are met. Design is multi-disciplined and consists of Land Surveying and Mapping, Landscape Architecture, Civil Site Design, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Archeological services as well as Natural and Cultural Resources Management.