Project Name:
Midtown Loop
Detroit, MI

Completion Date:
2006-present, four Phases

Project Team:
Client – City of Detroit, Midtown Detroit, Inc.
Landscape Architect – SmithGroup JJR
Irrigation contractors – Various companies

Irrigation Components:
Irrigation equipment – Rainbird
Control system – Rainbird stand-alone controllers

Irrigation Watersource:
Multiple potable watersources

Design Objective:
Develop new irrigation for plantings within the ROW along several streets within the Midtown Detroit area.
Develop flexibility for future phasing. Install vandal resistant components and extensive use of drip irrigation.

Installation of irrigation within confined spaces and in conjunction with several utilities.
Coordination with and repair of several existing irrigation systems along the route.

Additional Work/Phasing:
Currently under construction, Cass Avenue, Kirby to Canfield.