Project Description

Benchmark Engineering & Surveying, LLC was selected by the City of Flowood to provide land surveying and civil engineering services for the design of a 43 acre nature park which included installation of over 8,300 L.F. of asphalt walking trails, a parking lot, drive to a maintenance building, a 2.5 acre lake, boardwalk over a wetland area and numerous trees, landscaped beds, landscaping items and signage throughout the park.

The park was constructed on 43 acres that the City obtained from the Rankin County School District.  The park provides the citizens of Flowood an opportunity to get outside and enjoy nature while walking the interconnected network of trails that cover over 1.5 miles.  There are also pavilions equipped with tables and grills, an outdoor classroom, a restroom building/picnic area, maintenance shop for the City parks and recreation department, a lake with a fountain which provides storm water detention for the adjacent neighborhood as well as an aesthetically pleasing view while walking and numerous landscaped beds and areas with various signage throughout the park describing the wildlife and vegetation.

Client

City of Flowood

Location

Flowood, MS

Services Provided:

  • Preparation of Boundary and Topographical Survey
  • Preparation of Preliminary and Final Construction Plans Including, Parking Lot, Drainage, Grading, Erosion Control
  • Construction Engineering & Inspection
  • Contract Management