The US90 exit of I-75 in Lake City is a great location for hospitality businesses that are oriented to serve the highway traveler. From college football games to the staging of emergency responders, this area serves a critical role for local attractions and the infrastructure of our state. Gmuer Engineering evaluated a 20.67 acre property that consisted of wetlands and a former RV park with gas station. An existing wet stormwater pond was also located on the site that was serving the adjacent Holiday Inn and Ruby Tuesday and mainly served as the source of fill for the construction of those previous developments. The goal of the master plan was to enable the site to prominently accommodate three major brand hotels, two restaurants, pools and amenities for the hotels, major road connections, internal circulation, and future capacity for a potential multi-family development. To achieve this goal, Gmuer Engineering consolidated the stormwater facilities to the rear of the site and master planned all the associated infrastructure including stormwater conveyance, sewer infrastructure to each out parcel, multi-sourced fire protection and potable water network, interconnections to adjacent developments, and driveway connection to US90. This increased the efficiency of infrastructure outlays while not over building; following a JIT philosophy. GmuerEng provided the land planning, civil engineering, master plan design, master plan permitting, and construction services for this project.
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