The University of Iowa

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Manchester Waterway and Dry Run Remediation and Redevelopment

Six years ago the Iowa Department of Natural Resources conducted a map update of the City’s waterways along the eastern portion of the City. This revised study resulted in 239 new parcels being placed within the floodway or floodplain. The revised...

Manchester - Shelly Park Redevelopment

Shelly Park Redevelopment has a couple design challenges. The goal for the park redevelopment is to include pedestrian access from the parking lot behind the buildings downtown, to Franklin Street and the store frontages. Pedestrian access includes...

Manchester - Maquoketa River Pedestrian Bridge

The City of Manchester would like to design a pedestrian bridge that will connect Schram Park with the Bikeway/Walkway located across the Maquoketa River and adjacent to South Brewer Street. Due to the size of the floodway in this location, there...

Manchester Subdivision Site Plan & Engineering

Manchester Enterprises Incorporated (MEI) is a non-profit development group in the City of Manchester. They have acquired 24 acres of land near the intersection of Highway 20 and Bailey Drive. The City of Manchester is partnering with MEI to create...
Lake View Community Center rendering

Lake View Community Center Engineering & Design

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students prepared a design and cost estimates for a Community Center in Lake View, Iowa. Lake View community leaders sought a preliminary design for a large venue...

Volga River Trail Development

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created design alternatives for a trail system in Volga, Iowa. The Volga trail committee is interested in an ADA compliant trail that connects the city of...
School Retrofit Rendering

Volga Old School and Gymnasium Retrofit Engineering & Design

As part of their Senior Design Capstone course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students created design alternatives for new uses of the former school building in Volga. The city of Volga, Iowa, requested designs for a project that would refit...
Volga Opera House

Volga Opera House Renovations Engineering & Design

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students provided designs and cost estimates for the renovation of a historic opera house in Volga, Iowa. Since its official opening in 1914, the opera house in...
Existing Bridge in Volga

Volga Pedestrian Bridge and Trail Engineering & Design

As part of the Senior Design Capstone Course, Civil & Environmental Engineering students provided designs and costs estimates for a pedestrian bridge spanning the Volga River, to replace a bridge that had been partially destroyed by flooding, as...