1. Top 10 Civil Engineering Projects of All Time

    During National Engineers Week, we’re showcasing what civil engineers can do! It was one of the services RETTEW offered when we first hung out a shingle 50 years ago in 1969, but engineering was making an impact on the world long before that! Check out this infographic from Norwich University depicting the 10 most impressive…

  2. Avoid Scams

    Every year, scammers come up with more and more clever ways to trick you. We care deeply about safety, which applies not only to job sites and standard operating procedures, but also to the safety and security of our identity, money, and online presence. We’re rounding up several major scams identified by the Better Business…

  3. Stay Safe Working Outdoors in the Winter

    “Oh, the weather outside is frightful!” In the past few weeks, much of the U.S. has been blanketed by sub-freezing temperatures. Many of us, including RETTEW’s technical experts in the field, work outdoors nearly every day. Even when it’s not below freezing, winter air and temperatures can be dangerous. Follow our safety tips to make…

  4. A New Chapter

    Creating more support for professional women. One of RETTEW’s transportation engineers is helping to spearhead a new chapter of WTS, an organization dedicated to advancing professional women in the transportation industry. Juli Wolfe, Senior Project Manager, is one of five women partnering together to start a chapter in the Lehigh Valley, which encompasses Allentown, Bethlehem,…

  5. PPE Makes OSHA’s List

    For the first time ever, personal protective equipment is on OSHA’s annual list of Top 10 most cited violations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) enforces workplace safety in the U.S. via periodic inspections of both company offices and job sites. Inspectors note unsafe practices, ranging from minor to extremely hazardous. In 2018, Personal…

  6. Over the River and Through the Wood

    Many of us take to the highways and byways for our annual holiday travel. Along with all your presents, cookies, and that festive ugly sweater, make sure you remember to be safe as you travel this season! Tips for keeping your road trip a smooth ride: About a week before you leave, check your vehicle’s…

  7. Decorate and Celebrate Safely

    Stay cozy, but stay safe!  During this special time of the year, make sure you’re being as safe as possible while celebrating the holidays with family and friends. Safe decorating tips: Use a step ladder to decorate your tree – don’t stand on chairs or other furniture Avoid inhaling artificial snow Make sure strings of…

  8. Environmental Permitting – We Wrote the Book! Literally!

    RETTEW is known for our expertise and guidance in environmental compliance. And now it’s in writing! The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently released Publication 783, the Environmental Permitting Handbook. RETTEW authored the handbook for PennDOT as a part of our work for the agency’s Central Office. The handbook includes waivers and permitting types, an overview…

  9. Geophysics in Business Journal

    RETTEW’s staff are passionate about changing our communities and the world for the better. The Central Penn Business Journal recently published an article by Jason Scott entitled “Geophysicist helps develop landmine detection robot.” The piece included parts of an interview with Tim Bechtel, PhD, Geophysicist at RETTEW. Below are excerpts from the article:   “Since…

  10. Fees and Maps

    The pipes are corroding as you read this. Under our buildings and beneath our roads lies a myriad of stormwater infrastructure – much of it put in place more than 40 years ago. After several decades, these systems are in need of updates. However, many cities, townships, villages, and boroughs don’t have funds set aside…

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RETTEW Continues With Strategic Leadership Succession Plan

LANCASTER, Pa. — RETTEW announced today that Suhail Khan, current Vice President of Technology and Facilities, has been…

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