SUMMIT has started our Geotechnical Engineering, Material Testing and Special Inspection services for the new Rock Hill Operations Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina. The 34 acre Operations Center will be a 1.5 year long construction project that will expand the capabilities of the rapidly growing Rock Hill community. Rodgers Builders is the Construction Manager for the project.
SUMMIT has started work on the proposed Brookside Lane for Crescent Resources as part of our on-going work on the Belgate Commercial Development. The roadway will eventually be taken over by NCDOT after construction is completed.
SUMMIT Land Services, PC has added a Survey Assistant and CAD Operator to handle their increased workload and anticipated projects in early 2010. Mr. Joe Hammonds is an experienced instrument and CAD operator and is a great addition to our Survey Team.
SUMMIT has purchased a track mounted geotechnical drilling platform, a CME (Central Mine Equipment) 55 HT (High Torque) machine mounted on a Hitachi 1500 Series rubber track crawler carrier. This unit will greatly expand our in-house drilling capabilities to include angle drilling, rock coring and deep borings (50+ feet) and provide for greater off road capability. This is our 2nd track mounted geotechnical platform and will work in conjunction with out SIMCO rig already in service.
SUMMIT was selected to provide Geotechnical Engineering, Post Tension Slab Inspections and Material Testing Services for the Integra Springs at Kellswater Apartment Community in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The project contract is LandSouth Construction out of Florida.
SUMMIT was selected by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) to provide detailed cost control and auditing of their various departments to determine where cost saving measures can be implemented. This will be an ongoing contract throughout 2010 and beyond.
SUMMIT was selected to provide Materials Testing and Chapter 17 Special Inspections for the proposed NC Air National Guard Crash Fire Rescue (AARF) Facility at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The new facility is adjacent to the newly completed 3rd Parallel Runway.
SUMMIT Land Services was selected to provide detailed topographic and boundary surveys of the property for the proposed Rock Hill Charter School in conjunction with Rains Design Group of Fort Mill, South Carolina.
IKEA AND CITY BOULEVARD – SUMMIT is currently working on the City Boulevard Extension and IKEA Boulevard as well as the remediation to the I-85 on/off ramps at City Boulevard. SUMMIT is performing quality control testing during all phases of construction for the proposed roadways. The Charlotte City Council approved re- zoning in May for the international home furnishing retailer’s 345,000 square-foot facility located off I-85 at the City Boulevard Exit. The 30-acre site is part of a larger 205-acre tract which Crescent Resources, LLC plans to develop a lifestyle center of shops, restaurants and residences over the next five years.