Project Description

Earthwork and site development for a 170 MWdc photovoltaic solar project constructed on a brownfield redevelopment property located in Garrett County, Maryland. Excavation and grading on over 700 acres of project area.  Installation and maintenance of erosion/sediment controls and site drainage systems.

  • Total Project Area spanning over 700 acres
  • More than 350,000 CY of Topsoil Stripping
  • 157,800 LF of Silt Fence and Super Silt Fence Installation
  • More than 3,000,000 CY of Mass Grading Excavation
  • Installation of 99 Sediment Basins
  • 200,000 LF of Level Spreader Ditches
  • 19 Bioretention Basins
  • 23,000 LF of Access Roadways
  • Repurposes a former coal strip mine back to productive use
  • When operational CPV Backbone Solar will deliver up to 245,000 MWh of local, emission-free power to households and businesses across the region
  • Reduction in CO2 emissions per year, the equivalent of taking 26,000 cars off the road

Project Details

  • Location: Swanton, Maryland

  • Capabilities Highlighted:
    -Earthwork/Site Development

    -Heavy Civil