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CNU Baseball Field

CNU Baseball Field

Client: Christopher Newport University

Location: Newport News, VA

CNU Baseball FieldProject Information:
This project consisted of a NCAA competition level baseball field, spectator seating for 850, walkways, batting cage, parking and 1,625 SF brick press box/restroom facility. The laser graded playing field utilized a state of the art drainage system, irrigation system, special blend soil mix and Bermuda grass. A low profile brick retaining wall was constructed between the dug-outs at base of seating area to elevate the spectator sight lines. A massive earth berm was built to accommodate the press box, structured seating area and to provide informal viewing areas on grass hillsides.

Project Challenges:

  • Limited site size
  • Minimizing impact to adjacent residential neighborhoods
  • Storm water management
  • Construction phasing
  • Construction accessibility & staging areas

Services included:

  • Surveying
  • Civil engineering
  • Landscape architecture