City of Brandon

Brandon, SD

Key Features:

  • 16” directional drilled water main
  • 16” direction drilled casing pipe for force main
  • Flexamat for ditch erosion control

Key Experience:

  • Short timeline design/bid/build project
  • Direction drilling
  • Steep grade stabilization

Force Main Replacement

The City of Brandon’s existing sanitary sewer force main had separated under Split Rock Creek along the north side of Aspen Boulevard. The City put a temporary force main in place to maintain service to the residents east of Split Rock Creek, which ran across the Aspen Boulevard bridge over the creek.

To avoid the line freezing, and prevent the potential issue of the exposed temporary force main being damaged by traffic, the City needed a repair project designed and constructed in a short time frame. DGR Engineering (DGR) was contracted to design a new force main that would be installed under Split Rock Creek, and at the same time, a new 16” water main was designed to replace the existing water line to facilitate future development needs.

The City had also been experiencing severe erosion in the ditch east of Split Rock Creek and wanted to address that issue along with the project. DGR engineers worked with several suppliers to find an appropriate erosion control solution that would withstand the runoff flows and grades in the ditch up to 15%. Flexamat was chosen as the best product to meet the needs of the City.

Featured Projects

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  • Electrical Power
  • Survey
  • Wastewater
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Neighborhood Revitalization

The Southeast Infrastructure Improvements project revitalized the neighborhood by replacing dilapidated infrastructure with new, dependable infrastructure.

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Infrastructure Improvements

The infrastructure investment will significantly improve and benefit the community and all residents with many years ahead with reliable infrastructure.

Infrastructure Improvements
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Water Treatment Plant

The building is expandable to add future treatment equipment that can double the treatment capacity as water demands increase in the future. With three times more water available and enough annual water appropriation to operate at full capacity all year long, the new facility has become Red Rock’s primary water source.

Water Treatment Plant
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Water System Improvements

The water tower serves as both a critical piece of Sheldon’s drinking water infrastructure and as a welcome beacon for the City.

Water System Improvements
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Drainage Channel Improvements

DGR designed the channel to handle more capacity and protect the area from future flooding, which required making the channel deeper and wider.

Drainage Channel Improvements
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Athletic Field Site Design

Project planning by Augustana University and DGR Engineering to upgrade Bowden Field to a championship level began in 2018, and eventually culminated in a new facility which opened for the 2023 season.

Athletic Field Site Design
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