C-24 Canal Park Boat Launch
American provided the site design, public involvement, traffic engineering, landscape architecture, stormwater design, and permitting for the C-24 Canal Park. Park improvements include four boat ramp lanes, queuing docks, fishing pier, picnic shelters, fish cleaning station, parking, bathrooms, lighting, and a central wet detention pond for the 8-acre site. Access to the site is provided with an extension of an existing city street. The public involvement process resulted in preservation of significant trees and more than an acre of onsite wetlands. Coordination with both Parks and Recreation and Engineering personnel resulted in additional contiguous wetland preservation on an adjacent drainage right-of-way, providing additional buffer for residents, while reducing offsite flood stages thru design of provisions for offsite flows through the park facility.