Montana Eye Care

Project Description

Working with Mosaic Architecture, the project included design and construction of a new 12,000 square foot clinic building. The new facility, located at the intersection of Montana Avenue and 11th Avenue in Helena, houses both an optometry clinic and retail showroom.
Site design included challenges associated with keeping the existing clinic building in service, while the new facility was being constructed. In addition to a fully accessible site design, the new facility includes 10,000 gallons of underground stormwater detention/retention, located directly underneath the new 38-stall paved parking lot. The underground facility is constructed of aluminized corrugated steel piping, with perforations to allow stormwater runoff to infiltrate on-site.

KEY PROJECT ELEMENTS

  • New 38-Stall Paved Parking Lot
  • Underground Stormwater Detention/Retention System
  • ADA Accessible Site Design
  • Site Landscaping and Privacy Fencing

Project Details​

Client

Montana Eye Care

Location

Helena, Montana

Architect

Mosaic Architecture

Volunteer Park

Project Description

This project consisted of developing a new public park in Lakeside, Montana. The existing project site contained a hotel, small business office, parking areas and a residence. The project consisted of demolishing the existing improvements and developing the site into a new community park, aptly called Volunteer Park.

RPA provided civil engineering services to design improvements to Adams Street, a 37-stall
asphalt parking lot, storm drainage, water and sewer improvements and ADA compliant
bicycle/pedestrian paths through the park. RPA prepared civil technical specifications and
construction drawings. During construction, RPA provided construction administration and
observation for the project.

Robert Peccia & Associates (RPA) also provided civil engineering for the expansion of Volunteer Park in Lakeside, Montana. RPA provided civil engineering for new sidewalk, curb and gutter, drainage and grading. RPA worked with the Montana Department of Transportation to work within their Right-of-Way. The project expanded the Volunteer Park and provided additional green space and pedestrian walkways throughout the park.

KEY PROJECT ELEMENTS:

  • Community Park on Flathead Lake
  • Boat Docks
  • Swimming Area
  • Lakeshore Improvements
  • Asphalt Parking Lot
  • Storm Drainage Improvements
  • MDT Encroachment Permits
  • Construction Administration & Observation

Project Details​

Client

Bruce Boody Landscape Architects

Location

Lakeside, Montana

Silos Master Plan

Project Description

Master plan to assess site and user needs, evaluate development alternatives, and identify a recommended alternative for improvements to site amenities and infrastructure at this recreation area located on the southwestern shore of Canyon Ferry Reservoir in Broadwater County, Montana. The planning effort involved review of related management agreements, evaluation of site facilities and usage characteristics including a feature inventory and an overview of visitation and economic impact, and analysis of the physical environment. After defining needs and objectives for the site, a range of alternatives was evaluated, including phasing, airport considerations, and various entry configurations. Through public, stakeholder, and steering committee input, a final conceptual site layout was developed to address primary access roadways, bay improvements, event and day use sites, overnight RV and tent camping accommodations, utilities, parking areas, trails, ADA accommodations, and amenities such as a visitor center and camper services. Schematic design drawings, cost estimates, potential funding opportunities, and management and policy considerations were also outlined in the plan to assist with future implementation. The planning process was guided by representatives from the Broadwater County Commission and Planning Department, the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, the Broadwater County Trust Board and Airport Board, and the Citizens Action Group for the Silos Recreation Area.

Project Details​

Client

Broadwater County

Location

Broadwater County, Montana

Helena Shooting Range

Project Description

RPA partnered with Slate Architecture to complete a site and building design for a new state-of-the-art indoor shooting range in Helena, Montana. The project consists of a single story, 105ft x 62ft indoor gun range facility constructed of load bearing cast-in-place concrete walls using insulated concrete forming (ICF) systems and premanufactured, metal plated wood trusses. The site civil work included a new parking lot, sidewalk and ADA compliance, site grading and drainage, onsite stormwater, and water and sewer services.

KEY PROJECT ELEMENTS

  • 6,510 square feet

Project Details​

Client

Range 406

Location

Helena, Montana

Architect

Slate Architecture

Bryant School

Project Description

As a subconsultant to Mosaic Architecture, RPA provided civil engineering services for the new Bryant School in Helena. Design and construction of the new 50,000 square foot school building and 12,000 square foot gymnasium building was coordinated and completed without removing the existing school building that is located on the same site. RPA’s services included site and legal survey, civil/site design and traffic engineering. Construction of the new school was completed in August 2019, in time for the 2019-2020 school year.

KEY PROJECT ELEMENTS

  • On-Site Storm Water Retention and Treatment
  • Accessible Site Design
  • Paved Parking Areas
  • Site Utilities
  • Traffic Impact Study

Project Details​

Location

Helena, Montana

Architect

Mosaic Architecture

Central Elementary School

Project Description

As a subconsultant to SMA Architects, RPA provided civil, site and landscape design services for the new Central Elementary School in Helena, Montana. The site posed significant grading challenges, due to an elevation change of nearly 30 feet across the 3-acre site. The design team incorporated site walls and variable building finished floor elevations to ensure usable and accessible exterior spaces. Construction of the new school was completed in August 2019, in time for the 2019- 2020 school year.

Project Details​

Location

Helena, Montana

Architect

SMA Architects