Great Lakes Petroleum Terminal, LLC.
NTH Consultants, Ltd.
Total Project Budget:
NTH’s Value Added
This project involved NTH coordinating many contractors and regulating authorities in order to have the facility operational made in order to meet Great Lakes Petroleum Terminal, LLC’s date for arrival of liquid asphalt to be stored at the new facility.
Great Lakes Petroleum Terminal, LLC
Bulk Liquid Asphalt Terminal
When Great Lakes Petroleum Terminal, LLC decided to revamp an old Owen’s Corning manufacturing/processing facility in southwest Detroit, Michigan into a state- of-the-art liquid asphalt storage and distribution terminal, NTH Consultants, Ltd. (NTH) was retained to provide a full scope of engineering and environmental services to facilitate the rehabilitation of the existing facility and the site design of the new asphalt terminal.
The original design included construction of four new above ground storage tanks totaling 10.36 million gallons. GLPT has expanded twice, adding an additional 10.58 million gallons.
The services provided by NTH included full civil site design encompassing:
These design services included reviewing existing site topographical surveys, geotechnical reports, environmental assessments, and historical engineering plans in addition to performing geophysical and field investigation surveys to confirm actual conditions, verify assumptions used for design, and assist in the construction of the site infrastructure.
NTH used the as-built information to prepare construction plans and specifications to make the design plan a reality.
In addition to these design services, NTH facilitated the permitting process with various regulating agencies to obtain the necessary permits for the design and construction of the terminal including: