Shipyard redevelopment details released

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 :: Insight on Business, Web Exclusive.
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The Shipyard redevelopment project is taking another step forward, with Stantec being named the lead consultant for Phase I of the redevelopment.

The City of Green Bay and the Redevelopment Authority of Green Bay chose the engineering and consulting company to remediate brownfields, repurpose vacant and underused property and enhance a residential neighborhood on the city’s west side.

Phase 1 of the project includes:

  • Site preparation and overall stormwater management for the area. Stantec will provide environmental, civil engineering and FEMA permitting services to prepare both the north and south slips for redevelopment. The north slip will be developed by Breakthrough and the south slip by RDA into a multi-season, multi-use park with various public amenities.
  • Public improvements to the site. Stantec, Robert E. Lee & Associates Inc. and Berners-Schober Associates Inc. will design and permit various public improvements to support both the Breakthrough development and the Shipyard public park. Among the improvements being considered include additional surface parking lots, pedestrian paths, railroad crossings, stormwater management facilities and public buildings for various uses.
  • Create a multi-use/multi-season public park. Stantec’s team of local and national experts will work with the city to design the Shipyard public recreational areas. Various amenities are planned for the site, which may include a multipurpose sports field with bleachers, a concession building with locker rooms and bathrooms, a splashpad, pedestrian trails, public art, a shipping container retail park, waterfront activities, such as fishing and kayaking, and connecting to the north slip area via
    a pedestrian bridge.

Stantec and the city plan to seek public input on what the park will all include.

Headquartered in Edmonton, Canada, Stantec has worked with Green Bay for the past eight years to assess brownfield and underutilized sites in the city’s downtown along the Fox River. Since 2013, Stantec has helped the city secure $900,000 in U.S. EPA brownfield grants funds to assess brownfield sites, including 17 parcels in the redevelopment area near the Shipyard.

“We couldn’t be more excited to help the city turn their vision into a reality,” Lynelle Caine, senior project
manager in Stantec’s De Pere office, said in a press release.