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Project Overview

This project provided full-depth reconstruction of Court Street from Chapman Street to Carroll Street in downtown Binghamton, NY. Period lighting was installed throughout The Gateway. The Gateway includes the City of Binghamton’s National Historical District. Shumaker Consulting Engineering and Land Surveying, D.P.C. (SCE) provided professional services for the design and construction of this project. Completed tasks included: survey/mapping, traffic analysis, environmental review, and public participation tasks.

Project Start Date11/1/2004

Project End Date12/31/2012


Project Description

SCE developed design alternatives for roadway improvements. The scope of services included streetscape changes, median treatments where feasible, pedestrian & bicycle accommodations, changes in parking and traffic signal upgrades. Environmental services included a SEQR review and an investigation in conformance with SHPO Phase I requirements. SCE developed Storm Water Quality calculations for this redevelopment project and evaluated several different practices that could have been used to meet the SPDES requirements. SCE provided design for the practice selected by the City and provided Storm Water Pollution prevention plans. SCE initiated and performed a traffic study to collect and evaluate existing and forecasted traffic data on Court Street at the twelve (12) intersections, including eight (8) signalized intersections; utilizing Highway Capacity Manual and SYNCHRO software to perform capacity and level of service analysis; evaluate accident records for the last three years, prepare collision diagrams and summary sheets to identify accident clusters or patterns.

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Project Features

  • Stormwater Management Design Calculations
  • Redevelopment Project Stormwater Practice Analysis
  • Erosion & Sediment Control
  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan
  • Preliminary and Final Design
  • Streetscape Amenities
  • Modern Roundabout
  • Field Survey and Research
  • Topographic & Utility Survey
  • Boundary/ROW Survey & Mapping
  • Environmental Review
  • Construction Phase Services and Observation

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