PARKS/TRAILS

Parks and Trails projects peformed by KEI have included boudary surveys, topographic surveys, streambank stabilization, tree surveys and treeline boundaries.

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KATY TRAIL EXTENSION
PLEASANT HILL TO WINDSOR, MISSOURI
MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Working as a subconsultant, KEI was responsible for the preparation of aerial control and supplemental topographic surveys for this 45 mile extension to the Katy Trail. Services provided included:

  • Aerial control surveys for the entire alignment. Additional control points were set at each of 20 stream crossings using GPS equipment.

  • Hydraulic surveys at all stream crossings and topographic surveys of all bridges and culverts.

BRANCH STREET TRESTLE
CITY OF ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI

As a sub consultant, KEI performed detailed Property and Topographic Surveying for the use of the old Branch Street Railroad Trestle onto the McKinley Bridge as part of the extension of the existing bicycle trail along the Mississippi River into Illinois.  Topographic surveying services included very detailed surveys of the existing Branch Street Trestle, support columns, piers, catenary support poles and approach ramp.

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PARK IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
CITY OF ST. LOUIS PARKS

As the project surveyor, working as a subconsultant to a Parks Infrastructure Improvements Program, KEI provided required survey data to the design architect/engineer for infrastructure improvements at several Parks:

  • Chouteau Park – 5 acres

  • Compton Hills Reservoir Park – 27 acres

  • Desoto Park – 13 acres


Scope of Services included:

  • Establishing horizontal and vertical control for the project.  The horizontal control was referenced to Missouri State Plane Coordinate System 1983 – East Zone.  The vertical control shall be NAVD 1988 datum via GPS observations.

  • Performing a topographic survey of the referenced project. 

  • Locating all improvements (curbs, sidewalks, pavement, signs, fences, buildings, etc.) and utilities (visible from existing paint marks, flagging, or utility maps) using the available utility maps for the entire project limits and requesting field locations of utilities via Missouri One-Call.

  • Locating all ornamental trees and the tree line of wooded areas.