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Projects

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180 York Street3rd StreetArgyle StreetAthletic & Recreation CenterAurora Police StationBentley University ArenaBerry LaneBrooklyn Naval YardsBuckingham FountainBushnell’s Basin at Canal WalkCasa QueretaroChurch Street ParkingCity Field Met StadiumCleveland Clinic parking lotDunbar ParkEast Liberty Presbyterian ChurchEaston Gateway parking lotEvanston Fountain SquareFrancis Street Parking LotFranklin D. Roosevelt State ParkFulton Pocket ParkGarden City CenterGlen Ellyn METRA Parking LotGoldring Student CenterGrafton LumberyardGrand Traverse Fire StationGrove StreetHoboken Southwest ParkHudson Sponge Connection, West SideLC New AlbanyLiberty Village ParketteLoyola University St. Ignatius Community PlazaLoyola University West QuadMary Bartelme ParkMcDonald’s Chicago FlagshipMilwaukee DomesMonona Permeable Parking lotMorton ArboretumMount Lebanon High SchoolNavy PierNew Trier High SchoolNew York Botanical GardenNorth Union Streetscape in OleanNorthwestern Lake Forest HospitalOrozco AcademyParvis du parc Frédéric-BackPearl Street StreetscapePlaza de las AmericasPort of RochesterPrairie District ParkRadio FlyerRhode Island Public Transit AuthorityRiggs Heritage ParkRiverside Green Parking LotServiam Gardens Senior ApartmentSKF Parking LotStonehill CollegeSUNY Cortland Tennis CourtsThe Post at 200 SmithThe Weston Hotel/Delaware NorthTinkham Veale University Centre, Case Western Reserve UniversityTown of WilliamsvilleTriton College StadiumUnited Nations HeadquartersUniversity of MichiganUptown Alleyway & MOCAUSS Constitution Overlook ParkVillage GreenWaubonsee Community CollegeWest Union Green StreetsWhole Foods – Springbrook Shopping Center

Easton Gateway parking lot

Easton Gateway parking lot

EMH&T

Columbus, OH

Challenge: The Gateway Shopping development is a multi hundred-acre outdoor mall project. Like many retail developments, Owners want to maximize every square foot of saleable space on their property. Based on the stormwater management needs of the entire project, a massive detention pond would have been needed in the area of the main parking lot for the REI store and surrounding restaurants. While a detention pond would take up much of the needed parking area and underground storage options were cost prohibitive. Unilock was asked to consult on the project and propose a viable solution.

Solution: Based on the requirements of high vehicular traffic, rapid stormwater infiltration, lower maintenance cycles, and the size of the project, Unilock suggested installing the Eco Optiloc permeable paver. The ‘L’ interlocking shape provides superior resistance to the forces exerted by vehicular traffic. The 12mm void between units facilitates rapid water infiltration while extending its service intervals, all while remaining ADA compliant. The final element of this project was the installation. Due to the large area of pavers, Eco Optiloc was able to bring with it the advantage of mechanical installation. The shape and lock up characteristics of Eco Optiloc allowed installers to use specialized equipment to lay the pavers with astonishing efficiency, in excess of 10,000 square feet per day, lowering the labor significantly.