Mecklenburg County

Robert C. Bradford Park

Huntersville, NC

Bradford Park serves the Towns of Huntersville, Davidson, and Cornelius. This 210-acre park provides three soccer fields, four lighted softball fields, a lighted baseball field, 2,700 SF picnic and restroom facility, walking trails, playground, and concession and storage facility. The fields have a totally “skinned” (sand/clay) surface to allow fields to be used for baseball and softball. The infield arc has been sized to accommodate a variety of age groups. Base path distances are also adjustable. Covered dugouts provide shaded seating for players. A covered picnic/restroom building provides a shaded picnic area for spectators. Benesch provided master planning, public involvement, detailed design, permitting and construction administration. Since its opening, Bradford Park has hosted numerous softball and baseball tournaments.

Project highlights

  • Strategic design of field elevations to avoid shallow bedrock
  • Design of roadway improvements in compliance with DOT standards
  • Special engineering of an onsite waste disposal system