Cenex Coop Rail Spur, Baudette, MN
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New rail spur nearly complete. (August 2016)

M Squared is providing design, survey, and construction oversight/management for a rail spur addition for Cenex Corporation in Baudette, MN. Site modifications in the field are being designed to incorporate the client’s changing needs for expanding the facility.  The facility will provide propane and cyanide for a gold mine in Canada.

US Route 150 – Morton, IL (IDOT)

The project will improve US Route 150 beginning at Urbandale Avenue, in East Peoria to Detroit Avenue, in Morton, Illinois. These improvements will increase the two-lane rural highway to a three-lane urban highway. M Squared Engineering (M²) is responsible for the Location Drainage Study for this 6.0 mile corridor. Some site challenges include the meandering Dempsey Creek, located in a 40-50 foot deep ravine throughout the entire corridor.

Below is a partial listing of projects.

STH 181 Construction Management – Cedarburg, WI (WisDOT)

M Squared Engineering, LLC (M²) provided construction management services along STH 181 from Western Ave to Bridge Street in Cedarburg. Work performed includes overseeing construction, interpreting plans, specifications, and special provisions. Inspection includes drainage, sub-grade, gravel base, concrete curb and gutter, concrete pavement, roundabout development and performed survey volume verification. The project was completed in January of 2013.

 

IH-94 N-S Freeway: CTH C Interchange & Ramps (WisDOT)

M Squared Engineering, LLC (M²) provided construction management / inspection services in administering the construction contract. Work performed includes interpreting plans, specifications, and special provisions. Inspection includes drainage, sub-grade, gravel base, concrete, curb and gutter, base course asphalt, concrete pavement, electrical and performing survey construction verification.

 

High-Speed Rail – Watertown to Madison (WisDOT)

M Squared Engineering, LLC (M²) has been involved in numerous railroad and railway projects throughout Wisconsin and Illinois. This was the first cross-state corridor project with a new rail system. Unique site challenges, accelerated schedules, and project design constraints have presented quite a challenge to not only the M² team but to the entire project team. Under this contract awarded by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, M² partnered with HNTB and 16 other smaller firms and will perform a hydraulic analysis for all of the bridge crossings and the drainage crossings within the floodway. The time line for M²’s portion of the project was tightened due to delays in processing the original contract and the need to first have all of the bridges alongside the existing railroad built.

 

USH 41 Reconstruction – Brown County, WI (WisDOT)

M Squared Engineering, LLC (M²) worked with HNTB on the USH 41 Reconstruction Project (Preliminary and Final Engineering). This project connects the Chicago-Milwaukee metropolitan area with the Fox River Valley industrial area and recreational areas of northeastern Wisconsin and upper Michigan. Increasing demands on USH 41 call for expansion from a four-lane divided arterial freeway to six lanes in Brown County from Orange Lane to Glory Road. During the Preliminary Engineering phase, M² completed SSR hydraulic analyses for five bridge crossings over Ashwaubenon and Hemlock Creeks. In addition, hydrologic analysis was performed by M2 to verify FEMA flow values.

 

Family Dollar Development – Oshkosh, WI

M Squared Engineering (M²) was retained to develop a site in Oshkosh by a Florida developer. M2 surveying services for this site include an ALTA survey, topographic survey, and developing easements. Our design services include grading, stormwater, pavement design, landscaping, erosion control, and utility plans. Site detail sheets and construction specifications will also be required. The stormwater management plan will need to comply with the City of Oshkosh regulations. The developer is hoping to start construction of the Family Dollar Store in 2013.

 

US Route 150 – Morton, IL (IDOT)

The project will improve US Route 150 beginning at Urbandale Avenue, in East Peoria to Detroit Avenue, in Morton, Illinois. These improvements will increase the two-lane rural highway to a three-lane urban highway. M Squared Engineering (M²) is responsible for the Location Drainage Study for this 6.0 mile corridor. Some site challenges include the meandering Dempsey Creek, located in a 40-50 foot deep ravine throughout the entire corridor.

 

STH 60 Highway Construction (WisDOT)

M Squared Engineering, LLC (M²) is currently providing construction management services for the STH 60 project in Jackson Wisconsin. Work performed includes interpreting plans, specifications, and special provisions. Inspection includes drainage, sub-grade, gravel base, concrete, curb and gutter, base course asphalt, concrete pavement, electrical and performing survey construction verification. This project was completed in December of 2012.

 

Wisconsin State Park Shower Buildings – Various Sites, WI (WDNR)

M Squared Engineering, LLC (M²) designed flush toilet/shower buildings for three State Park facilities. M2 developed the templates for use in the replacement of flush toilet/shower facilities throughout the Wisconsin State Park system. The design included the septic system and environmental considerations. M2 also provided construction management for these projects.

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