Client

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Owner

Forest Preserve District of DuPage County

Project Cost

$975,000

Market Sector

Parks & Forest Preserves

Expertise

Contracting & Construction Management, Surveying, Wetlands & Ecology

St. James Farm Forest Preserve Trail Improvements

Warrenville, Illinois

The St. James Farm Forest Preserve trail project was part of DuPage County Forest Preserve District’s master plan improvements developed to make the site more accessible to the public. The improvements included the construction of a 1.8-mile limestone loop trail, an emergency access road and a small parking lot for the district personnel. V3’s work included tree removal, trail construction, aggregate base and surface placement, drainage culverts and structures, asphalt parking lot and concrete curb and sidewalk. The landscape restoration included turf seed and blanket, mesic prairie native seed, ¬†as well as 165 plugs and new shrubs.