PARKS & RECREATION
Cameron Bluff Amphitheater
MCE provided engineering services to the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism for the reconstruction of a historic amphitheater positioned on the western edge of Cameron Bluff in the Mount Magazine State Park. MCE designed the reconstruction plans of Cameron Bluff referencing the original blueprints and historic data.
Little Rock Zoo
MCE designed the netting, plan, attachment, and installation details for the safety netting in the Little Rock Zoo. The safety net runs through the gorilla and big cats exhibits.
MCE completed the survey, design, and civil engineering services for this water park and community center located in Whitehall, AR.
MCE assisted the City of Benton with site design and professional engineering services for their new multipurpose sport complex. The new park includes softball and soccer fields, an aquatic center, as well as a Boys and Girls Club.
Lake Saracen Trail
The trail begins at the southeast corner of King Street and University Drive and extends east down King Street to Brump’s Bayou. The trail is a 6-foot wide concrete walking surface. The trail provides fishing access for neighborhoods to the south of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
MCE has designed parks, recreation, and competitive athletic facilities for a variety of client types including municipal, state agency, high school athletic, collegiate athletic, and minor league sports teams. Our experience includes working as both the prime consultant and within a design team comprised of multiple, specialized consultants.
These projects have included master planning and design for sports complexes including softball, baseball, and soccer fields; municipal parks with walking trails, basketball courts, skate parks, and playground amenities; state park projects including campgrounds, utilities, tent pads, picnic sites, and parking; aquatic parks including splash pads, pools and slides; and large collegiate athletic facilities including several projects for the University of Arkansas.
MCE provides grant funding application assistance for parks and recreation projects to our municipal clients on a regular basis. We are familiar with these applications and provide accurate cost estimates and preliminary design documents to assist municipalities in their efforts to obtain project funding to improve public amenities within their communities.