The Highlands, Arlington County, VA

  • Part of the West Rosslyn Area Plan Study (WRAPS), a County-driven and community-involved redevelopment opportunity.
  • Geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and COT services for the 1,200,000-SF above grade complex with three high-rise towers containing upscale condominium and luxury apartment communities, and ground floor retail. The complex also includes four levels of below grade parking for approximately 1,050 cars.

Chemours Discovery Hub, Newark, DE

  • New three-story, 325,000-SF research facility.
  • The project is a redevelopment of a portion of the former Chrysler manufacturing facility, now part of the University of Delaware’s Science Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus.
  • GTA provided environmental, geotechnical, construction observation and testing services.

Atwater Village, Chester County, PA

  • Geotechnical and environmental consulting and COT services for the 147-acre mixed-use development with 549 single, twin, and townhomes, nine apartment buildings, a daycare facility, and four commercial pad sites.
  • Saved the client an estimated cost of over $2,000,000.

The Residences at Bulle Rock, Harford County, MD

  • Geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and COT services for the 977-acre residential development.
  • Services include testing for mass grading, SWM facilities, subsurface utilities, and monitoring lot fill treated with soil cement.
  • Inspections of cast-in place concrete, foundations, reinforcing steel as well as structural steel inspections for clubhouse building & water tower.
  • Observations for construction of a bottomless arch bridge, and construction of a reinforced soil slope and modular block retaining wall.
  • Named HBA of MD, LDC, Project of the Year.

Building, Roanoke, VA

  • Performed a Phase I ESA and Section 106 report for placement of cellular antennas on an historic building.
  • Performed surveys to determine whether ACM and/or LBP would be encountered during installation; ACM was encountered.
  • Supervised the removal of friable ACM from areas where the Client would install routing cables associated with the equipment.
  • Negotiated and MOA with the FCC and State SHPO due to adverse effects to the building.

Tower, McGinn County, TN

  • Performed a Phase I ESA and geotechnical study for preparation of construction of Cellular Tower.
  • Negotiated and performed a Memorandum of Agreement with the FCC and State SHPO office due to an adverse effect on a nearby historic property discovered during the NEPA screening process.
  • Completed an NEPA Environmental Assessment in in accordance with FCC.

Water Tank, Richmond, VA

  • Performed a Phase I ESA and lead-based analysis for Client preparing to mount antennas on a water tank constructed in 1965.
  • Due to the presence of lead-based paint on the tank, soil sampling was also performed at the base of the tank where ground excavation would occur to install equipment.
  • Supervised the removal and disposal of lead paint and soils impacted by lead during installation of client equipment.

Tower, Virginia Beach, VA

  • Performed a Phase I ESA for a Client at an existing cellular site.
  • Collected groundwater and soil samples at proposed lease Client lease areas due to the former presence of a gasoline station at the tower site.
  • Supervised excavation and management of contaminated soils during construction.

Tower, New Castle, DE

  • Performed a Phase I ESA for preparation of construction of Cellular Tower.
  • Performed a NEPA evaluation, which included the evaluation of visual and direct effects on historical properties.
  • Performed a balloon test to evaluated the proposed tower effects on historic buildings nearby.
  • Performed archeological monitoring during construction due to the presence of artifacts.

Village South at Waugh Chapel, Anne Arundel County, MD

  • Drilling, lab testing, geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, & COT services for the 100-acre, 1.2 million-SF residential, retail, & commercial development, located at the site of a former sand & gravel mine reclaimed with fly ash.
  • Site issues encountered included: fly ash fill, loose fly ash, uncontrolled fill, a stump dump, a deep mined hole, a tall retaining wall on uncontrolled fill, an existing deep sewer with poor backfill, and a proposed deep sewer close to a building.