1. West Hempfield Township Pollutant Reduction Plan

    As an MS4 permittee, West Hempfield Township needed to submit a pollutant reduction plan (PRP) to comply with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s MS4 Program requirements. The Township needed to determine the existing pollutant loading rates attributed to the MS4-regulated area, and identify stormwater best management practices (BMP) to reduce sediment, phosphorus, and nitrogen…

  2. Highspire Borough Stormwater Fee Study

    Small municipalities face tremendous financial burden in managing stormwater and complying with water quality regulations. Enacted and enforced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, these regulations, while beneficial, caused Highspire Borough to search for alternative funding for maintaining stormwater management facilities. RETTEW began assisting the Borough by presenting…

  3. Valley Run Assessment and Monitoring

    Radnor Township wanted a better understanding of how the conversion of a parking lot into a parking garage, dormitory, and accessory buildings on the Villanova University campus might impact Valley Run. The Township asked RETTEW, as a neutral, third party, to assess the physical conditions and health of the stream and provide results in a…

  4. Radnor Township Planning Services

    Radnor Township needed a consultant to assist with multiple planning issues. First was a proposal to redevelop a key site along I-476 into a mixed-use development. Challenges included opposition from a competing developer and accommodating increased density while minimizing traffic. The Township wanted an impartial opinion of the maximum build-out under its current zoning ordinance….

  5. Lancaster Amtrak Station Site Improvements

    Amtrak and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania invested millions of dollars to make improvements to the Lancaster train station including convenience, speed, and safety for commuters traveling between Harrisburg and Philadelphia. The improvements needed to meet Amtrak standards. RETTEW provided all site engineering design services to obtain local authority and agency approvals for this project. RETTEW’s…

  6. 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…

  7. Kirby Feed Mill Expansion

    Our client, the largest wholesale fertilizer distributor in the northeast and mid-Atlantic, wanted to expand their feed mill at its current location, rather than moving operations to a new site. The plan allowed the client to use an existing rail spur and realize cost savings in the expansion process. The construction needed to take place…

  8. Steel Mill Maintenance Services

    An industrial steel client needs to ensure its mill is fully operational at all times. When there is a problem in one part of the mill, it can idle the entire facility until they can resolve it. To fulfill this need at their plant, our client required an engineering staff to solve complex facility maintenance…

  9. Moxie Pipeline

    While our client’s business had expanded because of Marcellus Shale development and low gas prices, routing and permitting several miles of high-pressure transmission pipeline through the rolling hills of rural Pennsylvania was outside their normal project scope. So when Valley Energy, a Bradford County-based gas distribution company, considered how critical this pipeline was to building…

  10. Rover Pipeline

    The Rover Pipeline is a 711-mile transmission pipeline project that runs through portions of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, and extends 75 miles into Michigan. The mainly 42-inch pipeline will transport up to 3.25 billion cubic feet per day of domestically produced natural gas from multiple gas processing facilities to markets in the Central United…

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RETTEW Charitable Foundation Awards Grant to Good Karma Garage

RETTEW is excited to announce Good Karma Garage is the recipient of a $7,000 grant from the RETTEW…

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For the last decade, RETTEW has been providing North America’s largest flat-rolled steel producer with visual structural inspections…

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