Hyundai Proving Grounds
Client: Hyundai Motor Company
Location: California City, California
Scope of Work:
Grading and Drainage Plans
Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan
Storm Drain Plans
The Hyundai/Kia test track is part of a 4,300 acre, $60 million Hyundai/Kia test facility in California City. Vehicles are tested on a variety of surfaces including a 6.4 mile oval track, a 2 million square-foot Vehicle Dynamics Area, a 2.75 mile winding track and a 3.3 mile hill road, and various special surface roads designed to duplicate highway and road conditions. The Proving Ground also includes a 30,000 square-foot office complex for its 50 staff members. Diamond West provided engineering services for the site’s grading, road/street, and storm drain facilities, as well as the storm water pollution prevention plan.
In addition to the on-site development plans, Diamond West prepare the infrastructure design for all off-site improvements, including 2 miles of roadway, water supply pipelines, and storm drains in the road shoulder.