J.C. Stone - Ludwig Dimension Stone Quarry

Jefferson, Maine


To remain in compliance with Maine Department of Environmental Protection and local regulations.

BCE Role

Provided recommendations for best management practices for erosion control, designed stormwater management plans and devices and prepared drawings for the SWPPP and Hydrogeological Report.

J.C. Stone operates the Ludwig Quarry off Old Union Road in accordance with Maine DEP regulations and Town of Washington Mining Ordinance and Conditional Use Permit for a Medium Size Project (1-5 acres). As such, J.C. Stone had adopted and implemented a Reclamation Plan that limits acreage open to excavation prior to reclamation, that commits to restore areas affected to a similar pre-excavation condition, that is conducted in accordance with best management practices and that stockpiles topsoil, overburden and grout rock in sufficient quantities for use in reclaiming disturbed land.

Project Highlights

  • Stormwater is designed to be internally drained
  • Holding ponds to keep storm- water internally drained
  • Designed scalable reclaimation plan to ultimately become a large pond

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Start to Completion Date

  • May, 2010 to Nov, 2012

BCE Services Provided

  • Interim Erosion & Sedimentation Control
  • Stormwater Management Plan
  • Field Data Collection
  • Drawings for Stormwater Polution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) and Hydrogeological Report
  • Site Plan
  • Quarry Reclamation Plan
  • Construction Observations