Email

Related Projects Worldwide

HOV Bridges Hurdle Obstacles – Including Their Own Substructure A one-of-a-kind bridge design turned this HOV project into a showcase of engineering innovation and ingenuity. Learn More
Planning for a Safer Circle Interchange Stanley Consultants prepared a master plan study for safety related and aesthetic improvements on the aging Circle Interchange. Learn More
Idaho’s First SPUI – I-84 Vista Interchange As a key gateway between the Pacific Northwest and the Intermountain West, the I-84 Vista Interchange SPUI provides congestion-free travel to thousands of travelers daily. Learn More
Red Mountain Milestone – Power to University Segment Completes Loop 202 Completion of the 4.8-mile segment of Red Mountain Freeway, deemed "The Golden Spike of our Regional Freeway System," provides the critical link that completes a Phoenix freeway loop 20 years in the making. Learn More
I-15 Expansion Designed to Alleviate Headache and Traffic Congestion An aerial view of Utah’s Interstate 15 shows the spacious, multi-lane roadway. Learn More
Fast-track Design of I-70 Reconstruction Interstate 70 out of Chicago had outlived its original design. Reconstruction was necessary to bring the highway up to current design standards, with improved safety features and a reduction in maintenance costs. Learn More
Crucial Interchange Completes Connection This multi-level directional urban traffic interchange alleviates congestion, reduces commute time, and provides access to the southern portion of the valley. Learn More

Golden Gate Parkway is County’s First Single Point Interchange

Stanley Consultants’ services were retained by Collier County, Florida to provide design for the upgrade of the Golden Gate Parkway from a four-lane roadway to a six-lane urban divided roadway.

The Golden Gate Parkway is Collier County, Florida's first Single Point Urban Interchange and the county's first grade separated overpass not on a freeway.

Located in an affluent neighborhood, the overpass was strongly opposed by the public fearing it would be a monstrosity. However, an extensive public information campaign supplemented with an interactive 3D presentation transformed condemnation into consent. An animated 3D show allowed the public to visualize (prior to construction) how the bridge would complement and benefit the neighborhood.

The signature structure has been coined "The Gateway to Naples." It's the first impression visitors have of the area and it makes a positive impact on surrounding properties. Views from any angle reveal an aesthetically pleasing structure. The bridge's walls incorporate decorative element, colors and textures with attractive lighting. This is a stark contrast to the utilitarian structures in the county.

Top