Project Description:

Hall & Hall Engineers provided creative and ecological solutions to Wendy’s Hamburgers on 42nd NE in Cedar Rapids. The commercial project was comprised of a replacement of two existing restaurants, the design and construction of a new standalone restaurant, and solutions to reduce the environmental impact of a conventional fast-food establishment. Instrumental to this ecological impact reduction were innovative native landscaping, rain gardens, and stormwater BMP’s. The benefits to Wendy’s from these innovative solutions included native vegetation requiring less water, reduced stormwater run-off through the use of infiltration practices, reduced landscaping, and increased aesthetics.