Presque Isle Landfill Closure

Presque Isle, Maine

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City of Presque Isle
12 Second Street
Presque Isle, ME 04769
Dana Fowler, PE

Project Type

Landfill Closure


CES, Inc.
465 South Main Street
Brewer, ME 04412

Start / Finish

June 2014 - September 2014

Description / Significance

This project required the design, permit approval and construction of a landfill capping system for the closure of 9.2 acres of a municipal landfill and the modification of the existing landfill gas collection system.

Scope of work included:

  • 14,300 cubic yards of barrier soil covered by liner and composite.
  • Hauled and placed 14,300 cubic yards of select borrow covered by 7,100 cubic yards of loam.
  • The borrow source for the site was turned into an irrigation pond for future irrigation use by a local farmer.

This project was recipient of the 2015 AGC Build Maine Award in the Municipal/Environmental category and the 2015 Governor’s Award for Environmental Excellence.

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