The Charter Township of Orion is taking bids for Infield Resurfacing at the following locations:
-Four (4) infields at Friendship Park 3380 West Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion MI 48360
-Three (3) infields at Civic Center Park 2525 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion MI 48360
Renovation would include establishing shorter arcs at Friendship Park to 90’ by removing and hauling away spoils, replacing with topsoil and sod. Re-establishing existing arcs at Civic Center Park. All transitions from infield to grass outfield must be level. Using laser-controlled equipment to recondition existing infields while adding infield material, also establishing proper base anchors for total field realignment. Previous ball field renovation work is a must with references required. Work on project is slated to begin on or after October 14, 2019.
-Reconfiguring of infield arcs to accommodate specific age groups per field.
-Removal of existing material with spoils disposal.
-Spreading topsoil and laying sod.
-Leveling and crowning of fields using laser-controlled equipment.
-Installation of new base anchors and realignment of all seven (7) fields.
-Top dressing of infield surfaces with Dura Edge Pro Slide finishing product.
Product specification: clean, dry clay mixed with washed mason-type sand resulting in a weed-free mixture that is reddish brown in color having a yield of 1.35 tons per cubic yard when placed loose or 1.5 tons per cubic yard when compacted 85% - 90% on a Standard Proctor Test (ASTM D 689-07). The material must possess the following particle size analysis:
a. A total sand content of 70-75 percent.
b. A combined amount of sand retained on the medium, coarse and very coarse sieves to be greater than or equal to 50 percent.
c. A combined amount of silt and clay of 25-30 percent.
d. A ratio of silt divided by clay, otherwise known as SCR: 0.5 – 1.0.
e. No particles greater than 3 millimeters.
f. Equal to or less than 5% of particles to be retained on the 2 millimeter.
Product specification: Expanded shale topdressing with a gradation mixture of 4x30 and 6x30 particles sizes.