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Glacier Sands Wind Project

Glacier Sands Wind Project

Farnsworth Group provided engineering and surveying services for Glacier Sands Wind Project in Mason County, IL, consisting of 43 turbines with 18 miles of County and Township Roadway improvements.  

The wind project covers an area of approximately 40 square miles and is comprised of 129 individual parcels of land. The survey work also included a project substation site, Point of Interconnect site, laydown yard, and O&M building.

Surveying services for the Glacier Sands Wind Project included:

  • Project site exhibits for zoning board meetings, conditional use permit meetings, and Logan County Board meetings
  • Road Use Agreement support
  • Title commitment review
  • Section corner locations
  • Plotting of parcels
  • Online interactive project map with live links to project documents
  • Lease exhibits
  • Easement exhibits and descriptions for transmission line
  • Staking of preliminary access roads and turbine layout for soil borings and archaeological studies
  • Pre-Construction ALTA Survey
  • Roadway right-of-way exhibits and legal descriptions
  • Construction staking of all public turning radii, private access roads, turbines, collection line road crossings, transmission line towers, and sub-station and point of interconnect control points
  • Locating disturbed areas/crop damage after construction
  • Existing utility crossing list for utility agreements
  • Exhibits and legal descriptions for ComEd tower line crossing easements
  • Final ALTA survey