The City of Chaska’s vision is to revitalize their downtown as the hub for community destinations and gathering places that reflect and celebrate its historic character, traditional small-town atmosphere, and core values. Two major highways traverse downtown Chaska, State Highway 41 (Chestnut Street) and County Highway 61 (Chaska Boulevard). Both are four-lane roadways and have a primary focus on moving regional traffic efficiently.
Bolton & Menk's pilot plant is a portable, state-of-the-art, small scale water treatment facility owned and operated for more than 25 years and has recently been updated to serve communities better. The trailer is laid out to help explain water treatment and wastewater filtration options to cities prior to full-scale construction. It features flexible configurations, including gravity filters and membrane components to conduct testing for a variety of treatment options. The system provides real world conditions to optimize filter type, media selection, and chemical feed.
The Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects recognized Bolton & Menk, in collaboration with Design Workshop, with the 2019 Planning and Analysis Honor Award on September 17 for the Highway 14 Corridor Study in Marshalltown, Iowa.