MCP Services

BSC Group staff provided LSP services for the remediation of a kerosene fuel oil (K-1) release from the delivery system of a jet turbine generator co-located at the electrical power substation in Pittsfield. The kerosene release occurred in January 2019 during a start-up test of the jet turbine when a fitting failed and 354 gallons…Read More

MCP Services

BSC has been providing LSP services for four separate Release Tracking Numbers (RTNs) under the Massachusetts Contingency Plan (MCP), including site investigation and remedial activities for a variety of environmental contamination conditions. The project also involved the removal of the over 20,000 cubic yards of paper sludge from two former dewatering lagoons and a stockpile…Read More

CambridgePark Drive Residential Development

BSC was selected by the Hanover Company to provide engineering services to support the construction of 50 CambridgePark Drive, a 294 unit multi-family residential complex with ground floor retail in Cambridge, MA. Prior to construction, BSC supported the project's permitting process, which included an Alewife Overlay District and Floodplain Special Permit from the Cambridge Planning…Read More

Permitting Services for Cambridge Discovery Park

BSC played an integral role in permitting for the development of Cambridge Discovery Park, requiring close coordination with the Cambridge Planning Board (Project Review Special Permit, Flood Plain Overlay District Special Permit, and District 4 Dimensional Relief Special Permit); Cambridge and Arlington Conservation Commissions (ANRADs, Superseding Order of Conditions and NOIs); Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act…Read More

Pine Orchard Yacht and Country Club Ecological Resiliency Project 

BSC Group conducted planning, engineering, and landscape design to integrate ecologically resilient measures to protect the existing 13-acre golf course from sea-level rise and tidal inundation. BSC designed a combination of natural and engineered design solutions to mitigate the effects of inland and tidal flooding through the relocation and restoration of a tidal creek, creation…Read More

Climate Resiliency Services for Cambridge Discovery Park

BSC Group provided integrated services for the redevelopment of a research and development facility with six new buildings and two structured parking garages. Cambridge Discovery Park is located within the 100-year floodplain to the Little River and required the application of Green Infrastructure design elements to compensate for the displacement of floodwaters caused by the…Read More

Loomis Chaffee School Athletic Fields Renovations

BSC Group was retained by the Loomis Chaffee School to design and oversee the renovation of their field hockey/lacrosse field. Addressing the field's overuse, BSC introduced a synthetic turf field that meets the Synthetic Turf Council's guidelines for field performances. In addition, BSC provided master planning for upgrades to the school's main stadium complex, assessment…Read More

Cape Arundel Cottage Preserve

Cape Arundel Cottage Preserve is a three-season residential community near the southern Maine coastline. BSC served as the landscape architect for the site and planting design of Phase 1 of the development of the 200-acre property. Elements of the first phase include the main clubhouse, pool with waterfall, pavilion, fire pits, bocce courts, yoga lawn,…Read More

Wesleyan University Steam and Hot Water Distribution

Working with mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineer vanZelm Engineers, BSC was hired by Wesleyan University to provide civil engineering services in support of three projects to replace aged steam distribution systems on the Wesleyan campus. The systems were replaced with two new steam systems and a hot water system. The three projects traversed a variety of…Read More

The Watch Factory

Perched on the banks of the Charles River, the Watch Factory has undergone extensive redevelopment from an underutilized 150-year-old mill complex to a modern mixed-use development, comprised of approximately 400,000 square-feet of restaurant, café, residential and office space. BSC Group provided civil design services for the nine-acre project site and prepared a traffic impact study…Read More