Mesquite Solar Plant Mass Grading


Markham Contracting Co., Inc. cleared, grubbed, leveled, and roled 1000 acres including 3+ miles of drainage channel lined with RIP RAP, 700 lf of precast box culvert and 2.5 miles of retention basins with 294 drywells. Grading of 3 miles of ABC roadways and 1/2 mile of Asphalt roadway to substation.

When complete (est. early 2013) the solar plant will:

  • Feature more than 800,000 solar panels
  • Generate up to 700 megawatts of power
  • Power about 56,000 homes
  • Be North America’s largest photovoltaic solar power plant