Wupatki Trails Channel Improvements


Coconino County, Arizona

Civiltec Team

  • Chris Dusza (Project Manager)
  • Andrew Shroads (Project Engineer)
  • Richard Shroads (QA/QC)

General Statistics

  • Design of approximately 4,211 linear feet of lined channel
  • Design of multiple barrel culvert crossings (2)
  • Produced plans, specifications, and estimate
  • Utilized Civil3D modeling software for the entire corridor


  • Limited space for drainage improvements
  • Maintain existing flow path
  • Coordination with: United States Forest Service (USFS), Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), private property owners, and utility companies


  • Designed Turf reinforcement Mat (TRM) lining for channel stabilization and to promote the regrowth of natural vegetation


  • Proposal submitted: July 2012
  • Construction began: May 2013
  • Project completed: July 2013