1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. The Approach to Community Planning

    It’s National Community Planning Month and we continue to celebrate the community planners that help make our regions vibrant! These professionals help communities grow and thrive while maintaining the area’s history and culture. Questions they often ask as they’re working to help a community (borrowed from the Planners Network) include: Historically, how has cultural activity…

  4. Grant for Flood Study

    Less flooding = a safer community and environment. For Highspire Borough in Dauphin County, PA, new grant funding will start the process of reducing flooding in the community. With RETTEW’s help, the Borough received a grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development for more than $190,000 to complete a flood mitigation feasibility…

  5. A Community, a Person, and a Plan

    What is community planning? And what does a community planner do? October is National Community Planning month, and RETTEW is highlighting the foundational role community planners play throughout the country. While you may not know it, community planners in your local area have impacted your daily life: where you live, what type of home you…

  6. Waterlogged

    Late summer and early fall rainstorms can cause major flooding, especially in areas already crisscrossed by many rivers, lakes, and streams. Such was the case in Central Pennsylvania on Labor Day Weekend. Friday afternoon brought intense downpours, so much so that many areas saw rain amounts measuring in double-digit inches in only a few hours….

  7. July 4 Safety

    Practice these safety tips to fully enjoy your July 4 holiday!  

  8. The Final Link in the Chain

    A $3 million grant will provide the missing link for a long-awaited rail trail completion. The Enola Low Grade Rail Trail has been an ongoing project for RETTEW’s client, Manor Township, in Lancaster County, PA. Sections of the trail have been completed over the past several years, with the final piece being the Safe Harbor…

  9. A Better Plan

    When retirement arrives, it may be a bigger loss than first thought. At universities and colleges across the country, baby boomers involved in maintenance and facility management have reached retirement age. As they leave to relax, travel, and have more time for golfing, they take with them decades of institutional knowledge. Where every underground waterline…

  10. A Change of Direction

    You won’t change your driving habits. Sounds pretty definitive, huh?  Well, studies show unless you’re in a vehicle accident or receive a citation, you most likely won’t change any poor driving behaviors. RETTEW recently hosted Dave Maceiko, a retired PA state trooper, who is now with the South Central PA Highway Safety organization. Dave held…

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From the Oldest to the Newest

The oldest covered bridge in Lancaster County, PA is now revitalized and open to traffic. Pequea No. 7,…

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Decorate and Celebrate Safely

Stay cozy, but stay safe!  During this special time of the year, make sure you’re being as safe…

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