The ABS Water Co‐Operative relocated their base of operations from Camp Point, IL to Clayton, IL to provide improved customer service and consolidation of its maintenance and operations center to one convenient location. MECO led the design team, with architectural services provided by Hannibal architect Michael P. Kettelkamp.
The attractive steel, pre‐engineered ADA accessible building has a brick façade and metal standing‐seam roof, and high‐efficiency HVAC system and lighting. Landscaping, concrete parking lots and drives completed the project. The office interior includes an entrance foyer, the customer service area, administrative offices, restrooms, and a conference room for meetings and events.
The maintenance portion of the building includes vehicle maintenance bay and equipment, restrooms, and storage area for meters, pumps, and various supplies required for the daily operations of the Co‐Operative’s water system. The cost to construct the 3,927 square foot building was $495,000 and was constructed by Schlipman Construction, Inc. of Quincy, IL.
MECO Engineering has provided professional engineering services to the City of Bowling Green since 1985. Throughout that time, the City has utilized MECO Engineering’s consultant services for a large variety of projects including various studies, sewer system design, water system design, sidewalk design, storm drainage design, mapping, surveying, plan review, and other miscellaneous projects.
A water system improvement project with incorporated five (5) separate construction contracts was successfully completed in 2011. MECO Engineering performed a study, completed the design and executed the construction management duties for all aspects of the project. While overseeing this $3.7 million project for the City of Bowling Green, MECO demonstrated its capacity to effectively work on several other projects for the City concurrently.
MECO Engineering is the city engineer for the City of Boonville. That is a responsibility that Scott Vogler, specifically, and the team of professionals that support him take very serious. They have taken the time and interest to know Boonville, know Boonville’s staff, know Boonville’s assets and benefits, know Boonville’s problems and potential problems. MECO Engineering is providing a steady, guiding hand as Boonville struggles through the morass EPA and DNR current and potential water and wastewater rules and regulations.
MECO Engineering, as a firm, and the professionals that work there have an industry wide reputation for competence and integrity. Those key traits have proven to be a significant benefit to the City of Boonville.
For a community the size of Boonville dealing with water and wastewater permit requirements is a challenge. MECO Engineering brings engineers of considerable experience and acumen to deal with our challenges. Engineers of noted professional standing, specifically, Jerry Lane lead in allowing Boonville to meet challenges.
MECO Engineering has provided a full range of surveying, mapping and civil engineering services. Varied projects including; stormwater improvements, street complete rebuilds, street paving, water and sewer line new construction and replacement, sanitary sewer lift stations, water pressure booster pump station and elevated water tank, water and wastewater plant improvements, building structural evaluation, residential and commercial development review for planning and zoning, municipal planning mapping services.
“Responsiveness”; when called on in an emergency or critical situation MECO Engineering is ready with the most talented and experienced staff to solve the problem
MECO Engineering understands the paper jungle of state and federal grant administration.
The surveying services provided by MECO Engineering are known for attention to detail and accuracy. Those surveying services have set a high benchmark to which City of Boonville gage all other surveyors.
“Confidence”; inspection services provided by MECO Engineering instill confidence in the client. The City of Boonville’s interest are fully attended to during the construction of a project, no matter how complicated.
M. L. Cauthon III, Director of Boonville Public Works
Willis Brothers, Inc. of Macon, Missouri recently started construction on the City’s $1.4 million dollar water main replacement project, financed with USDA-RD low-interest loan and grant funds. The water main replacement was necessary to reduce water loss, improve water quality and the delivery of the water supply throughout the City. MECO is the City Engineer for the City of Higbee, represented by Vice President Scott E. Vogler, PE.
MECO Engineering was selected by the University of Missouri to continue to be member of it’s “Tool Box Team” of engineers. A “Tool Box Team” member since 2007, MECO has provided civil engineering and land surveying services to the University. We look forward to continuing our work for the University.
For the City of Hannibal, Missouri, MECO Engineering completed the Mark Twain Area Restoration Projects in six phases. The project consisted of hiking and biking trails, overlooks, fountain, trailhead/welcome center, beautification, signage, and historical lighting.
MECO Engineering is the County Engineer for Marion County. Veterans Road project consisted of three phases of the North/South Connector Road and consisted of 3.24 miles of concrete roadway with asphalt shoulders. The Marion County Commission held a Groundbreaking Ceremony for Phase 3 November 7, 2005. A Ribbon cutting and dedication of Phase 3 was conducted November 12, 2007 to open the last phase of the roadway, providing a north-south connector route from Route W to Paris Gravel Road.