Commercial Site Development Projects

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Pull-A-Part Akron Kelly Avenue Facility Site Development

Location: Akron, Ohio
Client: Pull-A-Part of

Project Description

  • Complete sitework package for 16 acre brownfield site
  • Demolition of existing site features and grading of existing site to achieve proposed grades
  • Installation of water distribution, sanitary sewage and storm water systems to include incorporation/exploration of existing site utilities.
  • Placement of 20,000 tons of crushed aggregate.
  • Installation of concrete curbs and asphalt pavement.

Pilot Hebron Sanitary Sewer System Installation

Location: Hebron, Ohio
Client: Pilot Travel Centers

Project Description

  • Installation of complete sanitary sewer system for travel center to include off-site installation and tie-ins.
  • Installation of 2,400 linear feet of 6″ force main, 1,000 linear feet of 10″ gravity sanitary sewer, complete with precast concrete sanitary manholes. Sewer installation included bore beneath Interstate 70 measuring 350′ in length.
  • Supply and installation of duplex sanitary pump-station to include all mechanical appurtenances and electrical service.
  • Project completed in a manner which did not interfere with daily operation of high-traffic facility.

Fernwood Growing Center Demolition/Site Development

Location: Toledo, OH
Client: TTL Associates and the Toledo Community Development Corporation

Project Description

  • The project involved demolition, environmental cleanup, and development of a former industrial site into an urban garden.
  • The work included clearing, breaking and demolition of asphalt and concrete pavements, removal of concrete foundations, trucking, placement of recycled concrete aggregate, grading and compaction.
  • Kwest was responsible for the cleaning, abandonment, and grouting of a large scale pit and trench drain system.
  • Oily waste from an underground sump was profiled, evacuated, and disposed of properly. The sump was then accessed and cleaned thoroughly prior to abandoning the structure with a cementious slurry.
  • An abandoned railroad spur along with large amounts of scrap metal were discovered during demolition. The metal was recycled to the fullest extent and railroad tiles were properly handled and disposed of in a special landfill.

Pull-A-Part Cleveland West 130th Street Facility Site Development

Location: Cleveland, OH
Client: Pull-A-Part of Cleveland

Project Description

  • Complete Sitework package for 30 acre facility.
  • Excavation / placement of 20,000 cubic yards of soil / debris.
  • Installation of water distribution and sanitary sewage systems.
  • Installation of complete storm water management system to include swale system, detention basin and outlet structure.
  • Placement of 41,000 tons of recycled concrete in lieu of limestone.
  • Installation of concrete curbs and asphalt pavement.
  • Project completed on time.

Pull-A-Part Cleveland Kirby Avenue Facility Site Development

Location: Cleveland, OH
Client: Pull-A-Part of Cleveland

Project Description

  • Complete sitework package for 21 acre brownfield site (former LTV Steel Facility).
  • Grading of existing site to achieve proposed grades.
  • Installation of water distribution and sanitary sewage systems to include incorporation/exploration of existing site utilities.
  • Placement of 32,000 tons of crushed aggregate.
  • Installation of concrete curbs and asphalt pavement.

Dmytryka Jacobs Engineers, Inc. Office Site Development

Location: Toledo, OH
Client: Dmytryka-Jacobs Engineers

Project Description

  • Kwest Group performed complete site development package under subcontract with McNerney & Sons Construction
  • Project location is brownfield site of former State Hospital.
  • Project required close coordination with owner and general contractor due to significant conflicts with existing/abandoned below-grade infrastructure and foundations.
  • Project completed on-time and within budget.

Carter Lumber – Millbury Truss Plant

Location: Millbury, OH
Client: Carter Lumber

Project Description

  • Complete sitework package for construction of new truss plant facility located at existing Millbury, Ohio Facility.
  • Site utilities were installed in rock. A portion were blasted and excavated, while remaining portion was installed utilizing rock trenching equipment.
  • Installation of 1,350 linear feet of sanitary sewer to include jack and bore under existing railroad line.
  • Installation of 2,500 linear feet of water main to include jack and bore under existing railroad line.
  • Installation of 3,750 linear feet of storm conduit (6in. – 36in. diameter).
  • Placement of over 13,000 tons of crushed aggregate base.
  • Project was completed in a manner which did not disturb daily operations of high-traffic facility.

United States Gypsum Rail Spur Addition

Location: Gypsum, OH
Client: United States Gypsum

Project Description

  • Excavation and subgrade stabilization for over 2,000 linear foot rail spur extension at Gypsum, Ohio Facility.
  • Placement of structural embankment to achieve proposed subgrade elevations.
  • Supply and installation of subballast material, with placement of ties, rails and ballast aggregate by rail contractor.
  • Project completed in a manner which did not interfere with facility operations.