Client – City of Wentzville, MO

Cochran and Gateway Design Studio, Inc. provided design and construction administration services for the City of Wentzville’s 59-acre Heartland Park development, which includes soccer and football fields, three pavilions and a boardwalk. The main park project was completed in 2017, with an additional 2-year period for maintenance of native plant growth. Additional projects, including a 10-foot-wide walking trail and inclusive playground, were completed in 2019.

Cochran provided construction management services, as well as oversight and inspection of all construction services; general contractor coordination, budget controls, scheduling, administration, construction inspection, value engineering, quality assurance, creation & maintenance of project records, material testing coordination, shop drawing submittal review and approvals, and RFI’s submittal review and approval.

Angel Moms Memorial – Cochran designed a memorial walk-way at Heartland Park for the Angel Moms organization. They wanted a peaceful experience within the park to enjoy views of the lake and have a quiet moment. The project included design lookouts, memorial pavers, landscaping, waterfall with a feature sculpture, and smaller creeks with additional memorial sculptures throughout. Upon design completion, Cochran assisted in the cost estimate and preparation of construction documents Construction completed 2017.
Walking Trail Connector – In 2018, Cochran completed design of a 10’-wide concrete section of trail (including 2 box culverts) to connect the existing trail to City sidewalks along the roadway and complete a loop around the outer edge of the lake. Plans and specifications were prepared and provided for construction bidding.
Jake’s Field of Dreams – In 2018, Cochran again assisted with the next phase of development of Heartland Park, Jake’s Field of Dreams, a universally inclusive playground that brings kids and adults of all abilities together to play. Cochran proudly provided grading plans, retaining wall design, construction staking, geotechnical and material testing services.