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.

Principio Business Park & Warehouses, Cecil County, MD

  • GTA provided geotechnical engineering and natural resource planning services in conjunction with the comprehensive master land use plan for large warehouse/distribution (up to 1,500,000 SF in size) and office uses at the 1,000-acre property with rail access and close proximity to I-95.
  • Also provided geotechnical explorations and recommendations, natural resources planning, environmental consulting, & COT services for several parcels at the business park.

Wanaque Municipal Building, Wanaque, NJ

  • Subsurface exploration, geotechnical engineering, and environmental consulting services.
  • New City Hall and Police Station with two 9,000-SF floors plus a half-occupied basement (27,000 SF).
  • The facility houses administrative offices, the Municipal Court, and the Police Department.

Wheaton Triangle Office Building, Montgomery County, MD

  • Environmental & geotechnical consulting during design, and environmental services during site excavation & construction.
  • $170 million, 489,714-SF office building with a 4-story underground parking garage, 1st floor retail, 14-stories of office space, Town Square, and transit connection.
  • New headquarters of M-NCPPC.
  • A geothermal heating/cooling system will be located beneath the parking garage, one of the first such applications in MD.

Creekside Village, Anne Arundel County, MD

  • Geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, COT services for the 161-acre community with 820 single-family homes and townhome lots, 208 apartment units within six buildings, two clubhouses, & two swimming pools.
  • Named “Community of the Year,” by MBIA Land Development Council.
  • Received the “Excellence in Construction Award, New Project Over $10 Million,” from Baltimore Metro Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc.

6410 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA

  • Geotechnical engineering, retaining wall design, environmental consulting, & COT services for 2 stories of below-grade parking, & 5 stories above-grade w/ apartments, retail, & townhouses.
  • Obstacles included adjacent parking garage w/ uncertain foundation conditions, adjacent below grade parking garage which could not receive additional lateral loading, existing fill and loose, wet soil conditions.
  • COT for this project fell under the stringent guidelines of Fairfax County‚Äôs Special Inspection Program.

Point Street Apartments, Baltimore City, MD

  • Geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and COT services for the 270,000-SF, 17-story apartment building with a one-level, 40,000-SF below grade parking garage, and 18,000 SF of retail space on the first floor.
  • The foundations for the project include over 300 driven, environmental concentric closed-end steel pipe piles filled with concrete.