1. SR 4011 Fruitville Pike Highway Widening and Signalization Project

    In order to complete a new 500,000-SF retail development along the primary east-west highway serving this region, Manheim Township and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) required an extensive analysis of off-site intersection improvements to SR 4011. The client needed a detailed traffic impact study to determine the major roadway improvements that would minimize traffic…

  2. West College Avenue Improvements

    College Avenue in Elizabethtown Borough was in need of more efficient transportation infrastructure to decrease traffic congestion and hazards as well as improve traffic flow. To accomplish this goal, RETTEW split the project into two phases. The first phase relocated an existing borough street to avoid placing heavy traffic in local neighborhoods with small intersections,…

  3. Newville Road Bridge Replacement

    West Donegal Township closed Newville Road Bridge in the 1990s because of excessive corrosion in its asphalt-filled metal deck pans. After receiving federal funding administered through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for the project, the Township selected RETTEW to develop a new bridge and approach roadway that met both PennDOT and Amtrak design criteria….

  4. Mon/Fayette Expressway Expansion Phase I Environmental Site Assessment

    The Mon/Fayette Expressway system is a 25-year regional transportation improvement project aimed at providing continuous travel from I-68 in West Virginia north to I-376 in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. The final leg of the project, PA Route 51 to I-376, is a 14-mile extension of the 74-mile system that affords direct access to the eastern suburbs of…

  5. Harrison County Road 51 Bridge Replacement

    Closed to traffic for more than three years following an inspection that deemed it unsafe, residents and community members of German Township had to avoid the Harrison County Road 51 Bridge and travel miles out of their way to get to their homes, schools, and businesses. The detour not only delayed emergency responders to the…

  6. Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission Wastewater and Environmental Engineering Services

    The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission was looking for environmental engineering services for its facilities statewide, including 62 interchanges, 21 maintenance facilities, 17 service plazas, 8 police stations, 5 tunnels, and multiple administrative and operation buildings. RETTEW’s staff experience in wastewater and environmental engineering, along with our strategic office locations to provide on-site services, led to selection…

  7. Rettew Mill Road Bridge Replacement

    Keller’s Covered Bridge, the original single-lane single-span Burr-arch wooden truss carrying Rettew Mill Road over Cocalico Creek, is a beautiful historic structure, but its 5-ton weight restriction, limited vertical and horizontal clearance, and insufficient sight distance prohibited it from adequately meeting modern-day transportation needs. Ephrata Township needed to replace this bridge in order to significantly…

  8. Roadway Full-Depth Reclamation

    In northern Pennsylvania, many of the rural roads were constructed and maintained for light to moderate farm traffic. When natural gas drilling and exploration in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale region hit, the roads suddenly became major thoroughfares for thousands of trucks hauling equipment and materials needed for natural gas operations, thereby causing major damage to the…

  9. Amsted Rail Company New Warehouse Facility

    Amsted Rail Company, the largest freight car components manufacturer in the world, wanted to establish themselves as a comprehensive services provider for all train and freight car-related equipment in the region, but needed to expand their facilities to accommodate increased production. The client required assistance designing and constructing a new 6,000-SF warehouse to house their…

  10. Siegrist Mill Covered Bridge Rehabilitation

    Lancaster County cares deeply about the heritage of its covered bridges, which account for 10 percent of all of the covered bridges in the state and 1 percent of all existing covered bridges nationwide. The Siegrist’s Mill Covered Bridge sustained major damage during Tropical Storm Lee. The storm washed the bridge off its abutments, and…

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RETTEW Leads Technology Discussion with Pa House of Representatives Transportation Committee

RETTEW was proud to host the Pennsylvania House of Representatives Transportation Committee for an informational meeting on Wednesday,…

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RETTEW is Here to Help With Tropical Depression Ida Damages

Heavy rainfall is expected over the next couple of days as Tropical Depression Ida makes its way into…

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