Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Dirt Flies at Crossings Site

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Business partners, local dignitaries, and community members gathered on Thursday, March 30 to commemorate the official start of construction at The Crossings at Conestoga Creek in Lancaster County, PA.

RETTEW announces new hire in Mechanicsburg office

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

RETTEW recently hired Joshua L. Zimmerman in its surveying group, working from the firm’s Mechanicsburg, Pa. office.

RETTEW project selected for ACEC/PA engineering award

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC/PA) awarded RETTEW a Diamond Certificate for the State Route 11 Bridge Project. The award criteria includes innovation, complexity, exceeding client needs, future value to engineering, and […]

RETTEW Announces New Solar Array Project

Monday, February 27th, 2017

  RETTEW and project partners the University Area Joint Authority and Pace Energy, LLC today solidified a plan to install a solar array at the authority’s site in State College, Pa. The array will provide […]

Foundation Awards $5K to Preschool Science Program

Monday, February 20th, 2017

The RETTEW Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Lancaster Science Factory for its PASTE program. PASTE is the museum’s first-ever preschool-age science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program, begun in the fall […]

RETTEW Makes Strategic Hire

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

RETTEW recently hired Steven G. Rowley in its Lancaster office.   A senior program manager, Rowley is part of the firm’s business development and program management team. He is responsible for providing technical expertise and […]

RETTEW secures $800,000 for Manor Township’s Enola Low Grade Rail Trail  

Monday, January 16th, 2017

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) recently awarded Manor Township, a RETTEW client, $800,000, to convert the Safe Harbor Trestle Bridge to recreational use. An abandoned railroad trestle bridge for the Enola […]

RETTEW team secures grant for MS4 pollution reduction plan

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

RETTEW’s Community Development group secured a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for more than $47,000 to help municipalities in the Cocalico Creek Watershed develop Pollution Reduction Plans. Kara Kalupson, RETTEW’s MS4 Coordinator, […]

RETTEW Charitable Foundation donates to North Museum’s STEM Sisters program

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

The RETTEW Charitable Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the STEM Sisters program at the North Museum of Nature and Science in Lancaster, Pa. The STEM Sisters program focuses on female middle school and […]

Suhail Khan wins Executive Management Award

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Suhail Khan, vice president of technology and facilities at RETTEW, was named Chief Technology Officer of the Year at the Executive Management Awards held on Dec. 13. The awards, sponsored by the Central Penn Business […]

RETTEW Announces Controller

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

RETTEW is pleased to announce the promotion of Andy Kretlow, senior accountant, to the position of controller. Kretlow will lead financial processes and analyze financial information, prepare and monitor the corporate budget and is responsible […]

RETTEW Bridge Engineer Spotlighted on STEM Podcast

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Samy Leisenring, a senior bridge engineer in RETTEW’s Transportation group, recently lent her voice to a podcast discussion about women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. Kara Newhouse, a reporter for LNP, is […]

RETTEW makes strategic hire in Philadelphia region

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

RETTEW recently hired Chad E. Dixson as a regional manager. He will manage client relationships and projects in southeastern Pennsylvania, central and southern New Jersey, and northern Delaware. Dixson’s responsibilities focus on business development and […]

RETTEW Clients Named to Prestigious Program

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

Two of RETTEW’s clients this week were named to a prestigious program honoring utilities for innovation, sustainable practices, and energy efficiency. The Hermitage Municipal Authority and the University Area Joint Authority, both serving customers in […]

RETTEW Announces Two New Hires

Monday, September 12th, 2016

RETTEW is pleased to announce two new employees in its Pennsylvania offices.

George W. Rettew, Jr. Scholarship Established

Tuesday, September 6th, 2016

In honor of the retirement of the company’s former CEO, RETTEW recently established the George W. Rettew, Jr. Endowed Scholarship at Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology. Initially funded at $17,000, the scholarship will be awarded […]

RETTEW Hires MS4 Coordinator

Monday, August 8th, 2016

RETTEW is pleased to announce the hiring of Kara Kalupson as its MS4 Coordinator. Working in the firm’s Lancaster, Pa. office, Kalupson joins RETTEW’s civil/municipal engineering group. Kalupson is responsible for the ongoing planning and […]

RETTEW elects new board member Suhail Khan

Friday, July 29th, 2016

The shareholders of RETTEW recently elected Suhail Khan to the firm’s board of directors. Khan is RETTEW’s vice president of technology and facilities and a shareholder in the company.

RETTEW Announces New COO

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

RETTEW is pleased to announce that Robert Lauriello, PE, has been promoted to the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Lauriello will oversee all day-to-day technical operations and staff, as well as lead […]

Brian Book Wins the Ted Moses High Hat Award

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

RETTEW is pleased to announce that the firm’s own Brian Book has been awarded the Ted Moses High Hat Award.  Book is the Director of the energy and environmental engineering group at RETTEW.  As the […]

FAA Grants RETTEW Exemption for Drones

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

RETTEW is pleased to announce that the FAA has granted an exemption for the use of the firm’s drone (Unmanned Aircraft System) for surveying and mapping purposes. Though RETTEW has owned a drone for roughly […]

Hank Rettew, Retired RETTEW CEO, receives Exemplar Award

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry Thursday night awarded George “Hank” Rettew, Jr. its annual Exemplar Award. Recently retired CEO of Lancaster-based engineering firm RETTEW, Hank spent more than 40 years leading the business. […]

RETTEW Awards Grant to Trout Unlimited

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

The RETTEW Charitable Foundation awarded $5,000 in grant funding to the Little Lehigh Chapter of Trout Unlimited. The RETTEW Charitable Foundation’s corporate purpose is to improve the quality of life in the firm’s surrounding communities. […]

RETTEW announces retirement of prominent leader

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Longtime Central Pennsylvania leader Gary Stouffer will retire April 15 from Lancaster-based engineering firm RETTEW. He’s had a prestigious 40-year career in the surveying field, including nearly 30 years with RETTEW. RETTEW hired Stouffer as […]

Work Begins on Floating Solar Array in New Jersey

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Work began this week on one of the largest floating solar arrays in the nation, in the Borough of Sayreville, New Jersey. Along with the project development team, two local educational partners will also participate, providing valuable services to their special needs clients.

RETTEW Donates to the American Red Cross

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Do you know anyone who received a blood transfusion? How about someone who suffered a house fire or flood? Or is a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces? Chances are, you do know someone who’s […]

RETTEW Charitable Foundation Gives $13,000

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

The RETTEW Charitable Foundation, which supports RETTEW’s corporate purpose of improving the quality of life in the firm’s surrounding communities, recently awarded $13,000 in grant funding to two local nonprofit organizations. Milagro House, a facility […]

RETTEW Opens Newville Bridge

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

RETTEW and West Donegal Township Supervisors formally opened the Newville Road Bridge in Elizabethtown on Monday. Representatives from several state and federal legislative offices were present, and Supervisor John Yoder spoke on the significance of the project in the community.

RETTEW Partners with Township and Football Team to Give Back

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

RETTEW partnered with Penn Manor Middle School’s football team to post signage throughout the community, attempting to keep its waterways clean!

Oxford Area Sewer Authority and RETTEW ceremonially open wastewater treatment reclamation facility.

Monday, October 12th, 2015

The staff and board members of the Oxford Area Sewer Authority in Chester County, along with consulting engineer, RETTEW, hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new wastewater treatment plant, storage lagoon, and spray fields on […]

Highspire Borough Breaks Ground for Two Community Bridges

Friday, July 24th, 2015

On Thursday, July 16 at noon, Highspire Borough, RETTEW, and Dauphin County held a groundbreaking ceremony for two local bridges on Jury Street and Market Street. Borough Mayor John Hoerner and County Commissioners George Hartwick […]

RETTEW Welcomes Charlton and Frost

Friday, May 8th, 2015

RETTEW is pleased to introduce Travis Charlton and Keith Frost, both working from the firm’s Canton, Ohio office. Travis Charlton Travis Charlton is a GIS technician, providing custom developed GIS maps to internal departments as […]

Lancaster County bridge project receives award certificate

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

The Susquehanna Chapter of the Association for Bridge Construction and Design has awarded RETTEW a certificate in appreciation of the design of Mill No. 3 Bridge. The structure is located in West Lampeter Township, Lancaster […]

RETTEW projects selected for ACEC/PA engineering award

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC/PA) awarded RETTEW a Diamond Honor Award in the water resources category for the firm’s work on the Osborne Storage Lagoon and Ross Spray Fields Project. The […]

RETTEW Welcomes George Yatsky to Safety Consulting Group

Friday, February 6th, 2015

RETTEW is pleased to announce the hiring of George Yatsky in its safety consulting group.

RETTEW Welcomes Nagorski and Price to Pittsburgh Office

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

RETTEW is pleased to introduce new hires Jason Nagorski and Samuel Price, both working from the firm’s Pittsburgh office.

RETTEW announces new hire Matthew Dennis

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

RETTEW recently welcomed Matthew Dennis, civil engineering project manager, to its Mechanicsburg office. A certified Professional Land Surveyor and Engineer in Training, he brings seven years of civil engineering experience on land development projects. Dennis’ […]

RETTEW welcomes Aures, Mislinski, Rae, and Rawson

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

RETTEW recently welcomed new hires Rosemary Aures, Corey Mislinski, Luke Rae and Burke Rawson. Rosemary Aures An environmental scientist in RETTEW’s natural sciences group, Rosemary Aures works from the firm’s recently opened Bridgeport, West Virginia […]

RETTEW hires Miller, Ziegler

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

RETTEW is pleased to introduce new hires Keith Miller, a landscape architect, and Charles Ziegler, a transportation engineer, both working from the firm’s Pittsburgh office. Charles Ziegler works in RETTEW’s transportation group overseeing staff working […]

Hermitage Municipal Authority Wastewater Treatment and Energy Facility Project

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

On Sept. 19 the Hermitage Municipal Authority and RETTEW hosted a tour of the authority’s advanced wastewater treatment and energy facility. More than 100 people attended, most from the Western Pennsylvania Water Pollution Control Association. […]

RETTEW welcomes Doug Jena, Nicholas Konchar, Cathy Lee, and Peter Lee

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

RETTEW is pleased to announce four new hires at its offices in Mechanicsburg and Pittsburgh, Pa., and Canton, Ohio. These experienced staff members will help RETTEW continue serving its clients throughout the Northeast. Doug Jena […]

RETTEW Expands Operations to Five States

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

RETTEW, an Engineering News-Record top design firm, this month opened an office in West Virginia. Located in Bridgeport, the office will serve as a base for staff members performing onsite work for clients in the region.

RETTEW welcomes John Brock, Daniel Pulice and Robert Roth

Monday, June 23rd, 2014

RETTEW is pleased to announce three new hires at its offices in Lancaster and Pittsburgh, Pa. and Denver, Colo.: John Brock is located in Lancaster, Daniel Pulice is in Pittsburgh and Robert J. Roth works in the Denver office.

RETTEW planning guidance helps municipality win award

Friday, May 16th, 2014

RETTEW’s community development and planning services have led to one of its clients receiving the 2014 Great Design Award. Given to Blossburg Borough in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, the award is part of the Champion of the PA Wilds Awards, presented to organizations making significant contributions to develop outdoor recreation via economic development and conservation goals.

Siegrist’s Mill Covered Bridge project wins design award

Friday, April 25th, 2014

The Association for Bridge Construction and Design’s (ABCD) Susquehanna Chapter this week chose RETTEW’s Siegrist’s Mill Covered Bridge restoration project for its Outstanding Context Sensitive Solution Bridge Design Award. The award recognizes projects that exemplify superb technical merit, constructability, innovation and aesthetics.

April Safety Net

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Each year, dozens of workers perish while working in permit-required confined spaces.

And you can be one of those to change that statistic.

Many of those injured or killed in such a situation lack the proper training or equipment. RETTEW’s April Safety Net newsletter describes our trainings for permit-required confined spaces, includes a calendar of other upcoming trainings, and describes our new training facility! Click here to read it.

RETTEW announces Eagan, Kretlow, and McNierney

Friday, March 21st, 2014

RETTEW is pleased to announce three new hires at its offices throughout the Northeast: Michael Eagan in Canton, Ohio; Andrew Kretlow in Lancaster, Pa.; and Kevin McNierney, in Pittsburgh. Michael Eagan Eagan is an environmental […]

Lancaster County to hold ribbon-cutting ceremony for restored Pinetown Covered Bridge

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

What:   The Lancaster County Commissioners will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 20, 2014 to celebrate the rebuilding and reopening of the Pinetown Covered Bridge. The bridge spans the Conestoga River and borders Manheim and […]

RETTEW’s Andrew Benner volunteers for national data technology project

Monday, March 17th, 2014

In conjunction with National Surveyors Week, March 16 through 22, a Snyder County resident is volunteering with the Pennsylvania Society of Land Surveyors (PSLS) to collect geographical data for use in a national database. Andrew […]

Siegrist’s Mill Covered Bridge project wins award

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

RETTEW is pleased to announce the firm’s project, Siegrist’s Mill Covered Bridge, was named a 2013 Envision Lancaster County Leadership Award winner in the large projects for heritage resources category. The Achievement Award is given […]