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Francis Smith Engineering, Inc., is actively involved in many projects in Utah.  Below is a list of significant projects completed or in progress for which professional services are being provided.

Heber Valley Recreational Properties - LDS Family Youth Camps

 

Client: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Project Location: Lake Creek, Center Creek

Project Description: multiple use recreation complex and open space preserve

Project construction value: -$25,000,000.00

Services performed:  site planning, environmental impact reports, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying

Project start: 1998

Project completion: 5+ years

 

Greener Hills Estates

 

Client: Hill Corporation

Project location: Heber City, Utah

Project description: 51 single family residential lot subdivision

Infrastructure construction value: $4,000,000

Building Construction value: $25,500,000

Services performed: site planning, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying, construction review, construction management

Project Start: January 1997

Project completion: presently under construction

 

Wasatch County

 

Project Location: Bonanza Mountain Resort ‑ Bonanza Flats

Project Description:  750+ unit 1,900 acre mixed use ski and golf course oriented community: single family, multiple family, lodging, commercial, ski runs and facilities

Project construction value:

Services performed: planning, engineering, and construction review

Project start: 1997

 

River Ranch (The Aspens at Jordanelle)

 

Client: Paragon Hotels

Project Location: Jordanelle Basin

Project Description: integrated mixed use community built around a championship golf course ‑ single family, multiple family, lodging, commercial, and office recreational residential community.

Project construction value: $33,000,000 (infrastructure and buildings)

Services performed:  site planning, environmental impact reports, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying

Project start: 1997

Project completion: 2010

 

Dear Meadows

 

Client: The Sheridan Group- John Butte

Project Location: Jordanelle Basin

Project Description: integrated mixed use community built around a village core ‑ single family, multiple family, lodging, commercial, and office recreational residential community.

Infrastructure construction value: $9,450,000

Services performed: site planning, environmental impact reports, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying

Project start: 1996

Project completion: 2010

 

Wasatch County

 

Client: Wasatch County

Project Location: Telemark Park, Deer Crest ‑ Jordanelle Basin

Project Description:  500+ unit, 500 acre mixed use ski oriented community: single family, multiple family, lodging, commercial, ski academy, ski runs and facilities

Project construction value: Phase 1 infrastructure $19,000,000,  Phase 2 infrastructure, $9.800.000

Services performed: planning, engineering, and construction review

Project start: 1996

 

Elkhorn Mountain ‑ Staghorn Village

 

Client: Land der Berg

Project Location: Jordanelle Basin

Project Description: integrated mixed use community built around a village core ‑ single family, multiple family, lodging, commercial, and office recreational residential community.

Project construction value: $97,823,000 (infrastructure and buildings)

Services performed:  site planning, environmental impact reports, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying

Project start: 1995

Project completion: 2002

 

Deer Meadow Farms

 

Client: Benson & Gogan

Project Location: Daniels area ‑ Wastach County

Project description: 37 1 acre+ lots equestrian oriented master planned recreational‑residential subdivision located on 153 acres of land later redesigned to 14 ten acre lots

Project construction value: $2,000,000

Services performed: site planning, environmental impact reports, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying

Project Start: January, 1993

Project Completion: 1996

 

Canyon Meadows

 

Client: New Canyon Meadows, LC

Project location: Provo Canyon, Wasatch County, Utah

Project description: 160 single family and townhouse residential subdivision

Project construction value: $4,800,000

Services performed: site planning, environmental impact reports, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying

Project Start: January 1993

Project completion: -

 

Country Meadow Estates

 

Client: Budd Construction

Project location: Heber City, Utah

Project description: 45 single family residential lot subdivision

Project construction value: $880,000

Services performed: site planning, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying, construction review

Project Start: January 1993

Project completion: 1996

 

Westview Subdivision

 

Client: Giles Brothers

Project location: Heber City, Utah

Project description: 20 duplex units

Project construction value: $200,000

Services performed: site planning, engineering design and construction plans, construction surveying

Project Start: November, 1992

Project completion: 1994

 

Heber Valley Historic Railroad

 

Client: Heber Valley Historical Railroad Authority

Project location: Heber City, Utah

Project description: 11,500 sq ft steam engine repair facility & Railroad yard

Project construction value: $500,000

Services performed: site planning and construction plans, sewer and water system design and construction plans, building plans, construction surveying

Project Start: August, 1992

Project completion: 1993

 

Steel Bridges

 

Client: Duchesne County

Project location: Duchesne County

Project description: 40=, 50=, and 60= span steel bridges

Project construction value: $varies

Services performed: design and construction drawings

Project Start: August, 1992

Project completion: 1993

 

Broken Mesa Subdivision

 

Client: Boyd Marsing

Project location: Carbon County

Project description: master planned 152 lot single family residential & 17 condominium units subdivision located on 130.8 acres of land fronting the Carbon County, Utah Golf Course. Project includes commercial sites and recreational amenities.

Project construction value: $

Services performed: master planning and preliminary planning for Carbon County golf course property

Project Start: August, 1991

Project completion: in progress

 

Arlington Hills

 

Client: Claude Hawk Corporation

Project location: Salt Lake City, Utah

Project description: Plat M, 8 lots, Plat N, 11 lots, Plat O, 4 lots: hillside residential subdivisions in the Avenues area of Salt Lake City

Project construction value: Plat M: $216,000, Plat N: $257,000, Plat O, $260,000

Services performed: master planning, preliminary plans, engineering construction drawings, construction surveying

Project Start: 1989

Project completion: 1996: 3 plats recorded

 

Condemnation Cases

 

Client: private land owners & their attorneys

Project location: Wasatch County, Summit County, Utah County, Salt Lake County

Projects Description: recreation/residential/commercial/industrial land parcels

Project Construction value: vary

Services Performed: planning for streets, drainage, sewers, and water system; determination of highest & best land use (optimum land use); site analysis; zone change analysis; preparation of trial exhibits; depositions; trial testimony.  Projects Start: July, 1989

Projects completion: as of December, 1998, 19 cases completed, 1 pending

 

Private Legal Cases

 

Client: private land owners & their attorneys

Project location: Wasatch County, Summit County, Utah County, Salt Lake County

Projects Description: recreation/residential/commercial/industrial land parcels

Project Construction value: vary

Services Performed: planning for streets, drainage, sewers, and water system; determination of highest & best land use (optimum land use); site analysis; zone change analysis; preparation of trial exhibits; depositions; trial testimony.

Projects Start: September, 1992

Projects completion: as of December, 1998, 8 cases completed.

 

Sunrise Hills

 

Client: Scott McIntosh

Project location: Summit County, Utah

Project Description: 96 lot residential subdivision

Project Construction value: $997,000

Services Performed: planning and design for streets, drainage, sewers, and water system

Project Start: July, 1989

Project completion: sold and renamed completed by others

 

Telemark Park

 

Client: Trans Wasatch Company (Park City Consolidated Mines Co.)

Project location: Wasatch County, Utah

Project Description: planned recreational community ‑ 516 units on 530 acres of land including single family residential, condominium/townhouse, multiple family, ski resort, lodges, hotels, and commercial centers

Project Construction value: $12,000,000

Services Performed: Environmental engineering, Environmental Impact Reports, traffic analysis & reports, density determination data & master planning.

Project start: May, 1989

Project completion: sold and renamed Deer Crest completed by others

 

Victory Ranch

 

Client: Madeline A. Werner et al

Project location: Wasatch County, Utah

Project Description: planned recreational community ‑ 1919 units on 2786 acres of land: single family residential, condominium/townhouse, multiple family, equestrian facilities and homesites, golf course, lodges, hotels, and commercial centers

Project Construction value: $200,000,000

Services Performed: Master Planning

 

Tri‑County Railroad Commission

 

Client: Trax Engineering Associates, Utah Department of Transportation

Project location: Wasatch County, Summit County and Utah County, Utah

Project Description: 16.5 mile recreational and freight railroad interconnect between Park City and Heber City linking with Union Pacific 30 miles to Echo Junction on the north and existing Heber Creeper facilities from Heber City south through Provo Canyon

Project Construction value: $24,432,000

Services Performed: conceptual planning, quantity and cost estimates

Project start: August, 1987

Project completion:  project died for lack of community interest

 

Lake Creek Recreational Properties

 

Client: Lamot Heriksen, Lindon Stake and Lehi Stake of the LDS Church

Project location: Lake Creek area of Wasatch County

Project Description: 207 acre master planned recreation complex ‑ Lake Creek area of Wasatch County, Utah

Project Construction value: $250,000

Services Performed: planning, engineering design for common area improvements, streets, sewers, water system

Project start: February, 1987

Project completion: 1996

 

Wasatch County Route A

 

Client: Northern Engineering, Wasatch County, Utah Department of Transportation

Project location: Wasatch County, Utah

Project Description: 7.8 miles of two lane 55 mph highway involving 1,230,000 cubic yards of excavation

Project Construction value: $12,000,000

Services Performed: Right of way documents and surveying

Project start: August, 1986

Project completion: 1989

 

Main Creek Ranches

 

Client: Valley Bank of Utah, Utah Investment Company

Project location: Wallsburg ‑ Wasatch County, Utah

Project Description: 110 unit equestrian oriented recreation complex located on 200+ acres of land including single family lots,  townhouse units and common area equestrian facilities and clubhouse

Project Construction value: $2,000,000

Services Performed: planning and preliminary plans for streets, drainage, sewers, water system, utilities, equestrian facilities, and common area improvements

Project start: April, 1986

Project completion: project abandoned

 

Peaking Generators

 

Client: Heber Light & Power Company

Project location: Heber City, Utah

Project Description: two Ain system@ 1250 KW gas fired electrical generators used for peak power purposes

Project Construction value: $640,500

Services Performed: Economic feasibility studies and report, Utah air quality Notice of Intent application, building and site plans

Project start: February, 1986

Project completion: 1986

 

Hy Criss Diversion Pipeline

 

Client: Heber Light & Power Company

Project location: Wasatch County, Utah

Project Description: 2640 feet of 16 inch PVC water diversion pipeline

Project Construction value: $83,860

Services Performed: planning and construction drawings

Project start: July, 1985

Project completion: 1985

 

Jordan Ranch

 

Client: Clift Jordan

Project location: Jordanelle ‑ Wasatch County, Utah

Project Description: 80 unit recreational vehicle park and 50 unit mobile home park

Project Construction value: $817,000

Services Performed: planning, design, and construction drawings for streets, sewers, water system, utilities, zone change

Project start: February, 1985

Project completion: RV park 1976

 

Golden Willow Estates

 

Client: Sheldon Edwards

Project location: Charleston ‑ Wasatch County, Utah

Project Description: 66 lot residential subdivision located on 31.1 acres of land in the Heber Valley

Project Construction value: $329,000

Services Performed: planning and engineering design for streets, drainage, water system and record maps

Project start: October, 1984

Project completion: Unit I 1986

 

Daniels Summit Estates

 

Client: Brent Hill

Project location: Daniels Summit ‑ Wasatch County, Utah

Project Description: 16 lot subdivision and commercial complex located on 25 acres of land including vacation lots, and commercial center consisting of convenience store, gas station, restaurant, sporting goods store, and motel units.

Project Construction value: $332,314

Services Performed: planning, design, and construction drawings for streets, drainage, water system, hydropower system, and record maps

Project start: August, 1984

Project completion: 1987

 

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