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South Catherine Street Reconstruction

A one-way solution

  • $400K

    In Savings

  • Plattsburgh, New York

    Plattsburgh, New York

Minimizing impacts and maintaining access to residences and businesses on South Catherine Street

South Catherine Street is a major corridor connecting the southern end of the city with the I-87 Northway. As prime consultant, we knew how reliant residents were on this connector, but due to some severe deterioration, rehabilitation was eliminated as an option. With that in mind, we took on the challenge of designing a full depth-roadway reconstruction. On top of that, the existing drainage system frequently left standing water after rain storms, and the decades-old water main underneath the street needed replacement.

To address the greatest challenge—minimizing impacts and maintaining access to residences and businesses—we implemented a one-way traffic pattern during construction. This reduced the number of construction stages, provided a safer work environment, and allowed work to be completed ahead of schedule and under budget.  

Pedestrian accommodations are enhanced with two transit bus shelters and upgraded sidewalks. The installation of infiltration basins promotes infiltration and reduces runoff. We also employed sustainable measures, such as reusing on-site materials for embankment and trench backfill. 

At a Glance

Meet Our Team

Robert Cartwright , Senior Principal, Transportation

I get a great deal of satisfaction from matching our project staff to the client’s specific needs, ensuring successful, quality projects.
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Wayne Guo, Digital Practice Specialist

Stantec has afforded me the opportunity to work on large projects that challenge me, improve my design skills, and nurture my career.

Robert Cartwright

Senior Principal, Transportation

Wayne Guo

Digital Practice Specialist

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