SGA awarded several new urban redevelopment projects.
November 24, 2015
SGA has been selected as the prime planning and design consultants for the City of Huntington, WV’s downtown waterfront brownfields redevelopment plan and its city-wide redevelopment strategy. The project is funded through a series of U.S. EPA Brownfields planning and environmental assessment grants. SGA and its team members are excited to participate in the major kick-off event on December 8th which will include senior representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington Division; U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of Rural Development; U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration; U.S. Department of Labor; and Federal Emergency Management Agency.
SGA was as retained as the prime consultant by the Beaver
County Planning Commission, on behalf of the Ohio River Brownfields Coalition,
to advance planning and preliminary design recommendations developed by SGA for
the 28-mile Ohio River Brownfields Area-Wide Redevelopment Plan. This
significant regional project is funded through a U.S. EPA Brownfields Coalition
Assessment Grant and will focus on advancing several key sites through
environmental clean-up and undertaking detail design development for various
reuse types, including mixed-use, modern industrial, public parks, trails and
Participating as a strategic team member, SGA will be
assisting Baker International on a contract to provide brownfields
redevelopment planning assistance to the Lehigh Valley (Pennsylvania) Economic
Development Corporation. The project is funded by a U.S. EPA Brownfields
Coalition Assessment grant and projects will be located throughout Lehigh
and Northampton Counties and includes the Cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and
Easton. SGA has a long established and ongoing track record of successful
projects in the Lehigh Valley including the Parks Master Plan, Trails Master
Plan, Comprehensive Parks and Trails Signing System Design and the Lehigh
Riverfront Redevelopment Master Plan, all for the City of Allentown. The firm
is also currently working on a Master Plan for Wind Gap Park and a
Comprehensive Parks, Recreation, Trails and Open Space Plan for Allen Township,
immediately north of Allentown.