The answer? It depends…
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).
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As explained in a previous post, most municipalities in Lancaster County updated their stormwater management ordinances in early 2014. These updates were often based upon a model stormwater ordinance created by the Lancaster County Planning Commission so there is now… Read more ›
Occasionally I’ll pick up the newspaper and there’s a story about a sinkhole that’s “big enough to swallow a car”…or a truck…or a house. Incidents like this tend to cause a bit of concern for those of us living in… Read more ›
Most municipalities are settling in with their recently adopted stormwater ordinances. But many builders, homeowners and business owners may still be getting used to the new regulations. The good news is that there’s now some consistency across many Townships and… 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 ›
Many of us have suffered the ill effects of stormwater runoff that went somewhere that it wasn’t supposed to and caused damage to something we valued. Whether it is water in our basements, a stream that keeps moving closer to… Read more ›
Many communities are putting a great deal of time, effort and money into creating terrific new trails for us to use – such as the 8 miles of the Enola Low Grade Line that Providence Township just finished. And once that… Read more ›
For many, many years the concepts of “redevelopment” and “green” seemed to be on opposite ends of the spectrum. Those who were involved with construction and building cringed at the thought of the environmental hassles involved with such projects. Those who were… 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 ›
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 ›