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Savannah Gardens

Location: Savannah, GA

Client: City of Savannah, Department of Housing, Mercy Housing & CHSA Development, Inc.

Project Scope:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Existins Traffic Count
  • Sustainability Consulting
  • Traffic Impact Analysis
  • Landscape Design
  • Hardscape Design

Project Description:

Thomas & Hutton was hired by the City of Savannah to perform engineering design and sustainability consulting services for the development of Savannah Gardens - a 550-unit, mixed-use, multi-family, mixed-income Brownfield redevelopment project.

Savannah Gardens shall be registered as a sustainable community through the Southface Institute EarthCraft Coastal Community Certification Program. Thomas & Hutton has implemented the following sustainable practices for the site design:

  • Stormwater Reuse
  • On-site Material Reuse
  • Infrastructure Reuse
  • Pervious Pavements
  • Cisterns
  • Bioretention
  • Bicycle Connectivity
  • Water Efficient Landscape Design
  • Improved Public Transportation Facilities
  • Tree Preservation
  • Traffic Calming through visual corridor narrowing, Raised Crosswalks, Automated LED crosswalk lighting, Street narrowing Minimized intersection radii

Thomas & Hutton also performed a traffic impact assessment on eight intersections surrounding the property, which due to permitting schedules, needed to be completed in six days. The Traffic Impact Report was delivered on time and on budget.

Savannah Gardens