ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES & PERMITTING

TPD’s has provided Environmental services for public and private sector clients related to transportation engineering projects since its inception in 1989. TPD is capable of performing studies for a wide variety of environmental projects ranging from simple noise studies to wetland delineations to complex Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) projects.

DISCIPLINES:

TPD personnel have completed a wide range of environmental projects in the following discipline areas:

Stream / wetland delineation and mitigation
– Macroinvertebrate studies
– Threatened and endangered species studies
– Waterway permitting
– Erosion & sedimentation control design
– CPESC inspection services
– NPDES permitting
– Noise modeling / monitoring

– NEPA documentation
– Phase 1 environmental site assessments
– Due diligence screenings
– Qualitative air quality assessment
– Public involvement and community outreach
– Agricultural lands assessment
– Section 4(f) and section 6(f) coordination
– Natural resources inventories

PROJECT TYPES:

We are prepared to provide environmental services for almost any transportation project, trail project, wetland or stream restoration project, including but not limited to:

– Highway design
– Bridge design
– Trail design
– Stream and wetland restoration

– Stream and wetland monitoring
– Land development
– Signal projects
– Highway occupancy permitting (HOP) projects

REGULATORY AGENCIES:

Our team of environmental specialists have experience with the following federal, state, and local agencies.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)
– U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
– U.S. Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers (USACE)
– National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
– U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS)
– National Park Service (NPS)

– Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
– County Conservation Districts
– Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA)
– Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC)
– Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP)

CLIENT TYPES:

Municipalities
– Counties
– Departments of transportation
– Toll commissions / authorities
– Private land developers

CERTIFICATIONS:

Certified Professional in Erosion and Pollution Control (CPESC)
– Noise Certification
– Rosgen Certification Level III

Frackville Borough to St. Clair Borough, Schuylkill County, PA

Service(s): Highway Design & Environmental Services & Permitting
Client(s): PennDOT District 5-0