Downtown Plaza Revitalization

Location: Highland, Ill.

Client: City of Highland, Ill.

Completion Date: 2006

Burns & McDonnell provided electrical and civil engineering for the downtown plaza revitalization plan for the City of Highland, Ill. Among the improvements implemented:

  • New curb and gutter, pavement rotomilling and overlay of Laurel Street, Main Street and Washington Street along the west, north, and east sides of the square, respectively.
  • New sidewalks and ramps along both sides of the four roadways surrounding the square.
  • New sidewalks within the square.
  • New 8-inch diameter water main to replace the existing 2-inch diameter line located beneath Washington Street between Broadway and Main Streets.
  • Upgrade of the storm sewer system to include replacement of curb inlets, new curb inlets, and minor storm sewer piping.
  • New water and sanitary sewer services to accommodate future restrooms.
  • Limited street print.
  • Decorative street and plaza light standards. 
  • Upgrade of the utility feeder to support an additional pad mounted transformer.
  • Modification of the power distribution system located beneath the fountain to include relocation of the fountain pump motor controllers and fountain lighting controls to the new pavilion.
  • New underground electrical feeder system to support the power requirements of the new pavilion.
  • New underground power distribution system to support and accommodate perimeter holiday and special event lighting.
  • Modification of pole mounted electrical equipment such as timers, photo eyes and overhead splices to accommodate new perimeter street lights.
  • Electrical engineering
  • Civil engineering