NJ Society of Municipal Engineers
Project of the Year
The Borough of Carteret was in need of improvements to Sullivan Field, the only full sized baseball field located within the Municipality. Located within Carteret Park, the Borough's largest Municipal Park, Sullivan Field plays host to the Borough's High School Varsity and Junior Varsity baseball teams as well as numerous athletic organizations including the Babe Ruth League and adult softball leagues.
The existing ball field was in disrepair, the clay infield and insufficient stormwater drainage system on the existing grass outfield required daily maintenance and considerable amount of labor from the Borough personnel. Unfortunately, any rain event could cancel a scheduled game and consistently disappointed the many users of the facility.
UNIQUE OR UNUSUAL DESIGN FEATURES:
Through the innovative design and construction management of Gregory R. Valesi P.E., P.P. & C.M.E. the Borough of Carteret has realized their goals for the improvements to Sullivan Field. With the completion of the new multi-purpose facility, the Borough now has a reliable, state of the art facility that will host a multitude of Baseball and Soccer Events for years to come.