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Don’t Let Winter Weather Affect Your Project’s Timeline // 09.10.2018

Winter weather can often times complicate the permitting schedule and push back a project’s timeline. Field work and permitting should be an ancillary part of your projects, rather than an obstacle to completing the work. Here are some tips to get your projects moving ahead of winter weather. You don’t have to authorize the entire […]

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Borton-Lawson Trio Leads MSC Work Group Session // 08.23.2018

Borton-Lawson’s Matt Neiman, Jacob Hauptmann and Chad Keating recently led a Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) Work Group session on a new permit application submittal standard. The group led an interactive demonstration and open forum on the creation routine of a ArcGIS Layer Package (.LPK) file developed from an AutoCad (.DWG) well plat file. Starting September […]

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BL Employees Complete FERC Seminar // 07.03.2018

Borton-Lawson continues to develop our Oil and Gas capabilities by ensuring our staff receives industry related  training aligned with supporting our clients in the midstream sector.  Chris McCue, Market Sector Leader for Oil and Gas, and Lisa Clementoni, Senior Environmental Scientist, recently completed the Environmental Review and Compliance for Natural Gas Facilities Seminar sponsored by […]

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JD Eckman and Borton-Lawson Work Together on PTC Project // 06.06.2018

Congratulations to JD Eckman, who was recently contracted by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to replace the superstructure of the bridge carrying I-476 over SR 0309 in South Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. Borton-Lawson has been retained by JD Eckman to complete the bridge design as part of this partial Design-Build project. The bridge superstructure will be […]

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GNA Career Forum // 05.22.2018

Our very own Dave Yefko spoke to the students at the Greater Nanticoke Area School District for Career Day about engineering.  The students had nothing but positive comments on his presentation and has already been invited to the event next year. The following are some of the comments about what they learned: I learned that […]

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Limit Down Time With a Field Fit Pre-Plan // 04.26.2018

Are you waiting for new equipment to arrive on-site only to find final connections need design adjustments? This may be causing longer than necessary shutdown times and negatively affecting your overall project schedule. Borton-Lawson utilizes the latest 3D technologies in the post-fabrication, pre-installation stage to help prepare a field fit pre-plan. From a fully immersive […]

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Don’t Let Winter Affect Your Project’s Timeline // 11.08.2017

Winter weather can often times complicate the permitting schedule and push back a project’s timeline. Field work and permitting should be an ancillary part of your projects, rather than an obstacle to completing the work. Here are some tips to get your projects moving ahead of winter weather. You don’t have to authorize the entire […]

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Seasonal Restrictions for T&E Species // 10.25.2017

Written by: Brian Derenick As the autumn leaves turn before eventually yielding to a long Pennsylvania winter, design plans are well underway for the next construction season. While Mother Nature may appear to be shutting down for the winter, this time of year is as important as any for engineers, designers and developers to remain […]

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State Route 4018 in PennDOT District 5-0 // 09.12.2017

Construction was recently completed for the replacement of two existing stone masonry arch bridges located on State Route 4018 in Washington Township, Lehigh County, PA. The bridges carry State Route 4018 over Trout Creek as well as over Tributary to Trout Creek and were built in 1881. The deterioration of these historical structures resulted in […]

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School’s Back, Power Systems & Safety to the Front // 09.11.2017

Higher Education institutions spend much of the summer executing on capital projects.  Once school’s back in session, it is again time to focus on building operations.  Over 2000 people are treated each year for injuries related to building electrical systems, and many times those affected are facility staffers.  A documented Power Systems Study provides numerous benefits for facility managers. These […]

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