Engineer’s Association of Nevada County presents annual project, engineer awards |

Engineer’s Association of Nevada County presents annual project, engineer awards

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Andy Cassano of Nevada City Engineering, left, and Rich Peevers of Engineer’s Assocaition of Nevada County, right, present Bill Green of Nevada City Engineering with the association's Engineer of the Year Award.
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Contributors to the award-winning Forest Springs Mobilehome Community project include:

Owner: Forest Springs, LLC, Robb Tucker Manager

On-site Park Management: Alan Kilborn

Planning, Surveying, and Engineering: Nevada City Engineering, Inc.

Planning: Andy Cassano and Janeane Martin

Surveying and Construction Staking: John Baker and Dan Hoagland

Civil Engineering and Garage Option Design: Bill Green

Landscape Architecture: Karen Clausen

Electrical Design: PG&E

Propane Distribution Design: Melas Engineering and Cranmer Engineering, Inc.

General Engineering Construction: C&D Construction, Inc.

Geotechnical Inspection: Holdrege and Kull, Inc.

Biology and Oak Tree Replanting: Costella Environmental Consulting

Planning Approval and CEQA Processing: Tyler Barrington and Kim Hunter, Nevada County Planning Department

Working Drawing Approval and Inspection: State of California Department of Housing and Community Development

Water Service: Nevada Irrigation District

Wastewater Service: Forest Springs Mobilehome Community

SWPPP preparation and monitoring (QSD and QSP): Cranmer Engineering, Inc.

— Submitted to The Union

The Engineer’s Association of Nevada County announced the winners of its Project and Engineer of the Year awards this week.

According to a news release, Forest Springs Mobilehome Community Phase 4 earned the project award, while Bill Green is the engineer winner for 2017.

For nearly 50 years, the Tucker Family has owned, developed, and managed Forest Springs Mobilehome Community, providing a housing option for seniors.

“Over 10 years or more, as Forest Springs, LLC, they acquired new land from three adjoining owners and embarked on the fourth phase of the project,” the release states. “After diligent and creative planning and engineering work by Nevada City Engineering and Nevada County, the Forest Springs Mobilehome Community Phase 4 project was permitted and construction began in spring 2016, and was largely completed before the epic rains of the 2016-17 winter shut everything down.”

The project, finaled by the county and State of California in 2017, was a joint creation of the owners of Forest Springs Mobilehome Community LLC, Nevada City Engineering, Nevada County, and other local contractors and engineers.

Green, of Nevada City Engineering, is the engineer of record for the Forest Springs Project. He developed several unique design elements, one of which is the detention pond that follows contour on the south side of the development. According to the release, he helped coordinate the myriad of other design professionals and personally escorted the plans through California Department of Housing and Community Development.

Source: Engineer’s Association of Nevada County

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