Environmental Due Diligence for South Coast Rail

BSC Group supported the South Coast Rail Project with environmental engineering services, as a subconsultant. The South Coast Rail Project, currently in construction, will provide expanded commuter rail access to Fall River and New Bedford in Southeastern Massachusetts. BSC assisted in the development of an Environmental Management Plan and Contaminated Soil Management Plan to prepare…Read More

Cost Recovery and Litigation Support for MBTA Green Line Extension Project

BSC Group is providing cost recovery and litigation support to assist MBTA in recovering response costs incurred by the GLX construction contractors due to the existing chlorinated volatile organic compound contamination associated with an industrial facility adjacent to the MBTA’s railroad corridor. MBTA incurred extraordinary costs to manage contaminated soil and groundwater during the GLX…Read More

MBTA Parking Lot Improvements

BSC Group is teaming with Newport Construction to design improvements to six parking lots as part of the MBTA's Capital Delivery acceleration program. Serving the Commuter Rail, Blue Line, and Orange Line, these stations are located in both suburban and urban settings. Emphasizing quality design within a condensed project schedule, BSC implemented a range of…Read More

Main Street Complete Streets Design

The Connecticut Metropolitan Council of Governments (MetroCOG), in partnership with the Town of Stratford, selected BSC to design a variety of improvements within Stratford Center along a ¾ mile segment of Main Street (Route 113). BSC's design includes a variety of roadway intersection improvements, wide multi-use walkways, lighting, and other means of ensuring safe commuting.…Read More

Complete Streets Prioritization Planning

BSC developed a 5-year Prioritization Plan of the City of Gardner and also produced a similar plan for the Town of Palmer. These efforts were part of the MassDOT's Tier 2 Complete Streets Funding Program. To assist the City of Gardner and the Town of Palmer, BSC provided technical assistance to develop a prioritization plan…Read More

Environmental Permitting Services for MassDOT Bridge Replacements

BSC has been providing environmental permitting services for a variety of MassDOT bridge rehabilitation and replacement projects. These projects involve preparation of environmental documentation in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations. Representative tasks have included: conducting desktop/database hazardous waste release review; NEPA – Categorical Exclusion (CE) Checklists; wetland resource area delineation; USACE Section 404…Read More

Crosby Corner Interchange Safety Improvement Project

BSC acted as the environmental monitor during the construction of the Route 2 safety improvement project to ensure compliance with the DEP variance, the Army Corps of Engineers Individual permit, and the NDPDES permit program. Requirements include construction monitoring and reporting, preparation of requests for plan changes, and wetland mitigation monitoring and design. As part…Read More

Lagoon Pond Bascule Bridge Replacement

BSC served as the prime consultant, providing ecological, environmental permitting, and survey services to MassDOT for the replacement of the bascule bridge carrying Beach Road over Lagoon Pond in Oak Bluffs/Tisbury, MA. The bridge was structurally deficient when BSC was selected to assist with the design and permitting for permanent replacement of the bridge. BSC…Read More

Crash Data Validation System

Geonetics designed and developed a custom user interface for automated and semi-automated resolution of crash locations from operator and police automobile crash reports. This custom solution integrated with the client's GIS and linear referencing solution and provide standardized validation of crashes that could not be located to a point on a map.Read More

MBTA Land Tracker

Geonetics is under contract to provide a next generation HTML5 based real estate land management solution for the MBTA. The system features an easy to use interface that directly integrates multiple data streams for various databases. Other features of the system include: ArcGIS Server Mapping Integration Custom Document Management Financial System Integration Custom ArcGIS Desktop…Read More