Landfill Expansion at Bonneville Co., ID Stephanie Beckert, P.E.
Stephanie has 10 years of engineering experience in many disciplines, including solid waste, wastewater, site development, and trails. While with Great West Engineering, Stephanie’s responsibilites have included project management, design, construction, construction inspection, analysis, reports and environmental assessments.
Case Study: A case study for the Bonneville County, ID 16-acre Phase 3 Landfill Cell Expansion and relocation of the leachate pond. The project included seismic stability analysis to determine the excavation and composite liner design, grading design of the new landfill cell and leachate pond, design of a new access road, design of new leachate transport piping, bidding, and construction. Some challenging portions of the construction included building a new leachate pond, providing temporatry leachate removal and handling, routing the leachate to the new pond, and excavating through boulders the size of small dozers.