1. Hermitage Municipal Authority Low-Pressure Sewer System

    Sanitary surveys revealed that more than 40 percent of surveyed on-lot disposal systems on North Neshannock Road, North Darby Road, and South Darby Road in the City of Hermitage were classified as suspected or confirmed malfunctions according to Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection regulations. These results suggested untreated sewage was being discharged into “Waters of…

  2. Stehli Silk Mill Mixed-Use Community Development

    Built in 1897, the Stehli Silk Mill was once a productive, lively place to work for hundreds of employees. But with the loss of manufacturing in the region, the building has laid vacant and deteriorating for decades. The site is ideally located across the street from a 1920s era residential community and within walking distance…

  3. Mill Road and Horseshoe Trail Road Bridges Rehabilitation

    Two small bridges in West Cocalico Township, one over Little Cocalico Creek and one over a tributary to Cocalico Creek, were deteriorating and needed repairs. Horseshoe Trail Road Bridge was previously closed because of collapsed abutments, and Mill Road Bridge was restricted by a steel plate over a portion of the failed deck. These failing…

  4. Penn State Health Brookside Development

    As part of creating a new development destination, RETTEW worked with our client, Oak Tree Development, to create a comprehensive master plan for an approximately 96-acre site in East Hempfield Township. The mixed-use development, anchored by a new Penn State Health Hospital, will include residential, medical, commercial, and distribution facilities, as well as provide extensive…

  5. South Middleton Township Bridge Asset Management Program

    Under National Bridge Inspection Standards, only bridges with spans greater than 20 feet are required to be inspected every two years. When South Middleton Township suspected an issue with a weight-restricted bridge spanning under 20 feet, they had no recent inspection on which to rely. RETTEW completed a bridge inspection for the Township and revealed…

  6. The Reserve at Greenfield

    High Real Estate Group wanted to introduce a new type of market-rate housing in this region of Lancaster County that offered high-end amenities and proximity to goods and services. The selected site was close to shopping, dining, and local attractions, but was constrained by a floodplain, which presented challenges in designing a stormwater system that…

  7. The Farmstead at Homestead Village Community Expansion

    Homestead Village, a life plan retirement community, wanted to expand its housing and offer residents duplexes as an alternative option for independent living. RETTEW’s expertise in developing senior living communities, and our thorough knowledge of local zoning ordinances and land development processes, ideally positioned us to help Homestead Village achieve their goal. Challenges to the…

  8. Pequea #5 Bridge

    The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) identified the existing three-span Pequea #5 Bridge as structurally deficient, so Lancaster County set out to replace it and concurrently address other important public concerns. Specific project goals included eliminating the piers to reduce maintenance costs, accommodating the Amish community, preserving the rural historic district, to which the bridge…

  9. Hermitage Organic Waste Digestion and Environmental Attributes Program

    The Hermitage Municipal Authority’s organic waste digestion project has many environmental and economic benefits. By processing waste sludge and food wastes through its anaerobic digestion system, the Authority not only produces a beneficial energy source in the form of biogas, but they also prevent the disposal of organic waste at landfills. By diverting wastes from…

  10. City of York Biogas Piping Repair and Improvements

    The City of York operates a 26-mgd advanced wastewater treatment plant, providing service to the greater York region. As part of its sludge handling processes, the City employs anaerobic digestion and combusts the accumulated biogas to produce electricity to meet the facility’s needs. To ensure optimal performance of the biogas piping, the City hired RETTEW…

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RETTEW Charitable Foundation Awards Grant to Good Karma Garage

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