Civil & Environmental Engineering
Clinton - Eagle Point Park Campground Design
Students in Civil and Environmental Engineering designed a campground for Eagle Point Park that included both primitive and RV sites.
Clinton - Development of City Property (infill development)
Students in Civil and Environmental Engineering students studied options for building on several city-owned vacant lots in Clinton with an emphasis on single-family, multi-family, commercial, and mixed-use possibilities.
Lansing Old Stone School Renovation and Site Development
Students in Civil & Environmental Engineering evaluated a historic structure and created plans for renovating the building and repurposing it for city offices and apartments.
Clinton Riverview Park Festival Area Engineering and Design
Students in the College of Engineering's Civil Engineering area completed their undergraduate capstone projects with a focus on Clinton's Riverview Park. Because the park will be the site of a new festival that will bring a much larger number of visitors to the area than in the past, the City asked the team to develop plans to upgrade current facilities and add new fixtures that will better accommodate the park's evolving use.
Clinton - Stormwater Utility Engineering Study
As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created plans for a new stormwater utility to establish an equitable system to charge customers.
Clinton Trail Connectivity and Design
For their graduating capstone project, students in Civil and Environmental Engineering created a proposal for a new trail system aimed at cyclists and pedestrians that would connect downtown Clinton to its industrial quarter on the south side.
Preston Non-Motorized Connectivity
As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students designed sidewalk and trail improvements to increase non-motorized connectivity in Preston, Iowa.
Sabula Municipal Dock Design and Engineering
As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students will evaluate and design a municipal dock along the Mississippi River for the City of Sabula, Iowa.
Clinton- Former YMCA Building and Site Redesign
As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students redesigned the old YMCA complex in Clinton, Iowa, including rehabilitation of the historic YMCA structure, demolition plans for an adjacent deteriorating structure, and designs for a new restaurant and entertainment venue.
Clinton- Downtown Building Renovation (Vinnie's)
As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students completed an evaluation and redesign of the building that formerly housed Vinnie's Lounge in Clinton, Iowa.
Clinton- Downtown Parking Lots Redesign
As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students will complete an evaluation and redesign of four parking lots in downtown Clinton, Iowa.
The parking capacity needs to be evaluated through conversations with neighboring property owners and based on demand, in addition to exploring options for resizing the lots if necessary. Drainage, lighting, surface, plantings, and entrances/exits need to be reevaluated and redesigned to correct for inadequacies and meet professional standards.
Hurstville Lime Kilns Site and Structural Improvements
As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students completed an evaluation of four historic lime kilns and property in Jackson County, including the kilns, rock crusher, two-span bridge, dike system, aqueduct, and stormwater management. They also provided designs to protect the structures as well as improvements to the property that enhance the visitor experience.