Tru by Hilton, Sussex County, DE

  • GTA provided subsurface exploration, geotechnical engineering, and construction observation and testing services including earthwork, foundations, slabs, and structural steel for the four-story, 44,000-SF, 90-room Tru by Hilton hotel with pool and fitness center, and a 7,200-SF, one-level retail building anchored by Starbuck.

Dogfish Head Brewery, Sussex County, DE

  • GTA provided subsurface exploration, geotechnical engineering, laboratory testing, and construction observation and testing (COT) services for Dogfish Head Brewery’s Bay 7 project.
  • The project involved removal of an existing 4-inch thick slab and replacing it with 24-inch-thick reinforced concrete pads which would be used to support the weight of 20, 70-foot-tall tanks within an existing warehouse.
  • Also provided COT services for a chiller addition and expansion of their wastewater treatment plant.

Rehoboth City Hall, Sussex County, DE

  • Construction observation and testing services for the new $21 million complex which includes the Parking Department and Communications Department building and City Hall.
  • The approximately 50,000 SF, three-story building with basement construction entailed selective demolition of existing features while expanding the overall building footprint.
  • Parking lot construction included porous pavement construction as an integrated feature of stormwater management for the project site.

Cape Henlopen Medical Center, Sussex County, DE

  • Two-story, 39,000-SF medical office building with 156 parking spaces on three acres.
  • Construction observation and testing services including earthwork, utilities, pavement, foundations, slabs, structural steel inspections.

Lewes Transit Center, Park & Ride, Sussex County, DE

  • Largest public sector pervious pavement project in Delaware.
  • Construction observation and testing services during all three construction phases.
  • GTA’s National Ready Mixed Concrete Association (NRMCA) and American Concrete Institute (ACI) certified staff provided the quality control services.

Plantation Lakes, Sussex County, DE

  • Geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, wetland delineation, hydrogeologic services, and construction observation and testing services for the 664-acre, 2,510-unit Residential Planned Community (RPC), 18-hole Championship Golf Course, and 22,000-SF award-winning clubhouse

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.

Laurel Elementary School, Sussex County, DE

  • 2019 ENR MidAtlantic Best Projects winner in the K-12 Education category.
  • New $35.4M, 151,958-SF elementary school which accommodates 1,200-students.
  • Geotechnical services, CPT soundings, SPT borings, infiltrometer testing, laboratory analysis.
  • Construction testing for site grading, subgrade soils and utility construction; bituminous concrete pavement; laboratory testing; and structural steel.

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.

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.