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Somersett Master Planned Community

Location: Reno, Nevada
Location: Reno, Nevada
Somersett is a master-planned residential community located in northwest Reno that includes an 18-hole Tom Kite designed golf course with seven lakes, a 9-hole par three course, and a $9 million recreation center. Wood Rodgers staff provided detailed geotechnical engineering, value engineering during construction, slope stability studies, rockery wall survey and analysis, materials testing, special inspection services during building construction and City of Reno Engineer of Record services during the construction of various residential developments, several roadways, and a public park. Unique challenges included remediation of highly expansive soils and expansive altered bedrock beneath structural areas; slope stability issues including stabilization of a major slope failure and mitigation of rockery wall failures.

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