Collins provided civil engineering, landscape architecture, and surveying services in connection with an 8.54 acre Outpatient Clinic for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Las Vegas, Nevada. Collins coordinated with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the City of Las Vegas, and the Nevada Department of Transportation for various building and encroachment permits.
Scope of services included preparation of improvements plans, calculations, and reports for submittals including traffic impact analysis, preliminary design, first and second design development, 75% and 100% construction documents, and permit sets.
Improvement plans included horizontal and vertical control survey, grading, half street improvements, utilities (water system and sanitary sewer system), signing and striping, and signal modifications for on-site and off-site in multiple jurisdictions. Additional services included subsurface utility exploration, landscape architecture plans, retaining wall, drainage structures and construction support.
Off-site improvement plans included plan and profile construction documents for 1,015 linear feet of roadway, sidewalk, curb and gutter. Improvement plans included horizontal control, signing and striping to include FAST conduit and streetlights, and modification of an existing signal to accommodate additional right-of-way dedication for a future bus rapid transit project.
Utility work included providing public fire hydrants, lateral connections for site meters, and utility conflict resolution. Value engineering was applied to reduce sanitary sewer tie-in from approximately 1,100 feet to less than 500 feet. Drainage improvements included sidewalk under drains, drop inlets, extension of existing drainage structures, and modified headwalls.