Industrial

Project Independence, First Industrial Development, Inc.

Owner: Arm and Hammer, Inc., York, PA

Design Project: The project included the site design for 1.6 million square foot manufacturing and warehousing industrial complex. Project located on 220 acre site included complete land development services including rail service to site and wastewater pump station. The project tasks included the internal site grading (including visual buffer design), permit applications, roadway design, drainage design, coordinating the geotechnical work (limestone intrusions on part of site) and parking lots for employee parking and trailer storage.

Project Manager: John R. Ackerman, PE, PG

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

Tobyhanna Army Depot Radar Relocation Site (two sites on the base), Tobyhanna, PA

Owner: U.S. Department of Defense

Design Project: The U.S. Marines donated a radar system to the U.S. Army for testing purposes. The radar system required relocation from a west coast base to a new facility to be built at the Tobyhanna Army Depot. The project design included the internal roadway, the concrete radar dome pads, the radar support buildings and utility runs.

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

Brownfield Site, Elizabeth, NJ

Owner: City of Elizabeth, NJ

Design Project: The project consisted of two phases to reclaim a Brownfield in the Port Elizabeth portion of the City. In the first phase of the project, the civil engineer worked in conjunction with the City of Elizabeth, Jay Cashman, Inc. Heavy Civil Construction and the environmental engineer to develop an old chemical plant into a dredge material off-loading and processing plant. The second phase of the design is to develop the remaining portion of the site to house an office building. The design project included the internal site grading, roadway design, drainage design, coordinating the geotechnical work and the storage pads for the processed dredge material.

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

First Park Hazleton, Hazleton, PA

Owner: First Industrial, Inc.

Design Project: The project included the site design for warehousing complex for two 350,000 SF and one 1.2M SF buildings. Project located on 150 acre site included complete land development services including rail service to sites. The project tasks included the internal site grading, planning and highway permit applications, roadway design, drainage design, coordinating the wetland identification and permitting, and parking lots for employee parking and trailer storage.

Project Manager: John R. Ackerman, PE, PG

Sugarloaf Logistics, Sugarloaf Township, Luzerne County, PA

Owner: Sugarloaf Logistics, LLC

Design Project: The project included the site design for warehousing complex for two 750,000 SF buildings. Project located on 100 acre site included complete land development services including on-site wastewater plant and associated permitting. The project tasks included the internal site grading, planning and highway permit applications, roadway design, drainage design, geotechnical investigation for undermining of site, coordinating the wetland identification and permitting, and parking lots for employee parking and trailer storage.

Project Manager: John R. Ackerman, PE, PG

Commercial

Cranberry Creek Gateway Park

Owner: CANDO, Inc. and Greater Hazleton Joint Chamber of Commerce, Hazleton, PA

Other Project Team Members: SRA International, Vita Nuova, LLC

Design Project: Our project components consisted of the conceptual design of a 288 acre multi-use commercial (big box and downtown center zones), residential (single family, downtown center and age-restricted complexes), recreational project (minor league baseball stadium, soccer / baseball / softball complex) on abandoned mine land site. Scope of work included civil design (reclamation, parcel layout, road and utility infrastructure), conceptual plans based on the initial opportunities / constraint analysis and traffic design related to limited-access highway.  The other project team members provided financial analysis, marketing analysis and community outreach services.

Project Manager: John R. Ackerman, PE, PG

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

Middlesex County Long Term Care Facility, Old Bridge, Middlesex County, NJ

Owner: Middlesex County, NJ

Design Project: The 14.8 acre site design for a 180 bed Long Term Care Facility. The proposed site development included a 27,769 SF four story building and associated parking area. In addition to the standard site development tasks preparation of the Base Survey Drawing and Construction Documents for the site development and utility infrastructure design were included. An “off-site” improvement for a 1,236 LF 8-inch gravity sewer that traversed both Township and County Roads was also designed for this project. The Engineer assisted the Client in obtaining the necessary permits from NJDEP and other agencies in a timely manner.

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

Cape May Supportive Housing, Cape May County, NJ

Owner: Borough of West Cape May, Cape May County, NJ

Design Project: The developer desired to place a 2 (two) story residential type building on a 0.17 acre lot. The site design included the associated 4 (four) car parking area and driveway, (both utilizing permeable pavement), a storm water collection system to infiltrate the roof runoff, and the sanitary sewer extension and the house connection.

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

“Home2 Suites by Hilton”, Rahway, Union County, NJ

Owner: Private Client

Design Project: The 1.86 Acre lot development includes a four story building. Design tasks included, associated parking for 92 cars, and a new drainage system with underground detention.

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

Community Park Soccer Complex, Hazle Township, PA

Owner: Hazle Township

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site development projects

Design Project: Hazle Township through their Recreation Department joined with the Greater Hazleton Youth Soccer Association to develop a soccer complex at the Hazle Township Community Park. As Township Secondary Engineer a seven field soccer field complex was designed and developed along with a walking/running track surrounding one field. Five fields were constructed in the initial phase. Tasks included site layout, grading plans, storm water drainage plan, internal roadways, survey, permitting and wetland investigation.

Project Manager: John R. Ackerman, PE, PG

Elias Restaurant Parking Lot Improvements and Septic Design, Columbia, NJ

Owner: Private Client

Design Project: Designed an on-site septic system for the existing 52 seat restaurant and adjoining residence. The septic system exceeded the maximum of 2,000 gals per day; therefore the design was submitted to the NJDEP for review and approval. Grading and drainage design associated with the paving of the gravel parking lot was also provided.

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

Mount Olive Shopping Center, Mount Olive, NJ

Owner: Private Client

Design Project: Provided design for a five unit, 10,500 square-foot strip store facility. The design tasks included soil infiltration testing, sanitary sewer line design, the design of a subsurface infiltration system and associated collection system, the site grading, internal parking lot and circulation design, and site lighting.

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

Lakeside Trucking Flex Space, Roxbury Township, NJ

Owner: Lakeside Trucking, Inc.

Design Project: Provided design for 9,500 square-foot flex space office/warehouse facility. The design tasks included soil infiltration testing, on-site sanitary system design, the design of an infiltration pond and associated collection system, site grading, internal parking lot and circulation design, and site lighting.

Civil Project Manager: Al Handy, PE

Camp Akiba Development Plan, Monroe County, PA

Owner: Private Client

Conceptual Design Project: Provided conceptual design for development of 250 acre recreational / residential redevelopment of original Pocono Mountain camp site. The design tasks started with a wastewater alternatives analysis to determine areas available for placement of residential lots to be served by a community wastewater treatment system using on-lot drip or spray irrigation in lieu of stream discharge. Upon determination that sufficient property was available for wastewater effluent disposal a wastewater treatment plant was designed and the lot plans were developed for evaluation by the owners.

Project Manager: John R. Ackerman, PE, PG