Bel Air Auto Auction Stream Restoration Project, Harford County, MD

  • Stream restoration design, construction observation and project management for a 75-foot section of severely degraded and eroded channel that flows into the preserved wetland area.
  • State and federal wetland permits for permanent impacts to intermittent streams from development of the 175-acre Riverside East Business Park property.
  • Grading and the installation of imbricated rip-rap toe rock around two eroded stream bends to minimize further scouring and erosion during storm events.

Bay Forest Club, Sussex County, DE

  • Geotechnical engineering, wetland delineation and permitting, and COT services for the 407-acre Residential Planned Community.
  • This 913-unit community focuses on environmental protection and enhancement, and was design to preserve over 139 acres (36%) of open space with 90 acres (50%) of the existing forest remaining for trails and passive open space.

Medical Office at East Run, St. Mary’s County, MD

  • Subsurface exploration, laboratory testing, geotechnical engineering, wetland delineation, and COT services.
  • Three-story, 44,500-SF, fast-tracked medical office building, pharmacy and associated infrastructure improvements.
  • Anticipated LEED Silver certification.

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.

Two Rivers PUD, 1.0 MG Water Tank, Anne Arundel County, MD

  • Geotechnical exploration and report, wetland delineation and permitting, and COT services for the water tank’s foundation including observing the installation of 92 aggregate piers, and concrete testing for the ring wall and 40-ft diameter concrete shaft.
  • Part of Two Rivers planned unit development, in Odenton, which will ultimately include a mixture of over 2,000 villas and single-family patio homes.

Rogers Ford Stream Restoration, Joppa, MD

  • GTA provided construction observation services of the stream mitigation, which consisted of restoration of approximately 360 feet of a severely degraded tributary to Foster Branch.

Marcellus Shale, FDR Design, PA & WV

  • Provided design for upgrade and/or reconstruction of approximately 57 different paved and unpaved state, county, and municipal owned public roadways in Pennsylvania that were damaged by Marcellus/Utica Shale related drilling traffic.
  • Provided design for seven dirt and gravel roads, totaling 27 miles, through the Allegheny National Forest that will be subjected to heavy traffic from oil and gas drilling.

Natural Gas Pipeline Relocation, New Castle County, DE

  • Provided wetland delineation and permitting services for the 1.5-mile utility alignment project.
  • Coordinated with USACE, DNREC Wetlands and Subaqueous Lands Section and Natural Heritage and Endangered Species Program.
  • Obtained USACE authorization to use Nationwide Permit 12-Utility Line Activities.
  • Obtained State Subaqueous Lands authorization & coordinated with Delaware SHPO for issuance of a Cultural Resource Survey Concurrence letter.

Trails at Beech Creek, Harford County, MD

  • Geotechnical, environmental, and COTS services for a 349 single-family and 397 townhome subdivision on a former 300-acre golf course.
  • Wetland delineation, GPS location of wetland boundary, rare, threatened, and endangered species consultation, wetland permitting, and stream mitigation design services. Managed permitting for the wetland impacts including three road crossings, site grading, utility line crossings of streams and wetlands, and stormwater management pond outfalls.

Full-Depth Road Reclamation Design, OH, PA, & WV

  • Provided design for reconstruction of over 750 miles of paved state, county, & municipal owned public roadways in Ohio, Pennsylvania, & West Virginia that were damaged by Marcellus/Utica Shale related drilling traffic.
  • Performed initial evaluations of pavement condition and distress, plus test pit explorations to evaluate the pavement section and subgrade conditions.
  • Designed specialty slope & wall stability systems to support areas of slope instability affecting public roads.