A couple of months ago I helped cut the ribbon for a pretty amazing project at the Amos Herr Park in East Hempfield Township. It was the culmination of nearly three years of planning that resulted in the completion of a… Read more ›
The answer? It depends…
We can learn a lot from our failures, but given the choice, I’ll take success any day of the week.
In a previous post I discussed the benefits of using a three-dimensional design model for civil engineering projects. And I’m not referring to sitting in an IMAX theatre with dorky, oversized plastic glasses
I’m old enough to have started my college education by drafting with a 2B pencil, a few right-angle triangles and a protractor…and young enough to have learned that method side-by-side with computer aided design (CAD).
This is the second of two articles about understanding Pennsylvania’s process for projects located in areas that may have significant historical and archaeological resources…
DCNR just announced the recipients of their 2014 Community Recreation Conservation Grants list and I was thrilled that one of my projects made the list. Do you want to increase your chances of being on the list of next year’s awardees?… Read more ›
Few things strike fear into the heart of an owner or project manager as much as finding out that their building site has potential for containing “significant cultural resources”. Let’s talk about what that means for your project…
I pulled into the parking lot and I’m not ashamed to admit it…I was stumped.
It’s no secret that Lancaster Civil is designed for community. Civil engineers, by definition, produce projects that are designed to make life easier for the community – roads, bridges, drainage facilities, sewer and water treatment plants – all are designed to… Read more ›
“Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it? For if you lay the foundation and are not able to finish it,… Read more ›
A terrific example of a community project where the process was just as important as the product is the recent site improvements to the Amtrak station in Elizabethtown. I was part of the team that brought this project to reality… Read more ›
A community build project that’s building the community. Over 20 years ago, the Hempfield community came together for a week to build the first Dream Park playground for the Amos Herr Park at 1700 Nissley Road, Landisville. Over 2,000 volunteers sawed,… Read more ›
Lancaster Civil is thankful to have been chosen to be the project manager for revitalization efforts at Riverfront Park located along the Susquehanna River in Wrightsville Borough. Lancaster Civil is partnering with the good folks at C.S. Davidson Inc. who have… Read more ›