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Town of Stockbridge to Replace Larrywaug Bridge with MassWorks Funds

Stockbridge town leaders gathered at the Massachusetts State House to receive the maximum possible MassWorks Small Town Rural Assistance Program (STRAP) grant. The $1 million award is to replace the badly deteriorated and heavily traveled Larrywaug Bridge on Route 183. Stockbridge representatives were congratulated by Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, and Housing and…Read More

BSC Selected to Design the Replacement of a Failed Culvert for the City of Meriden

BSC was recently selected by the City of Meriden, under an on-call contract, to provide final design services for the replacement of the City's failed Kensington Avenue Bridge culvert. This project requires close coordination with CTDOT, as construction funding for the culvert is provided under a state grant program that allows eligible municipal bridges and…Read More

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Worcester’s Castle Park

BSC's landscape team celebrates with Worcester City officials and neighborhood residents for the opening of Castle Park in Worcester, MA. BSC has been involved in every stage of development for this public park, from initial planning, to design development and construction monitoring. BSC was first retained by the Town in 2013 to survey the existing…Read More

UConn Hartford Campus Joins the Momentum of the Front Street District

As a 10-year veteran of the Front Street design team, BSC Group joined long-time client, HB Nitkin Group, in its ribbon-cutting welcome to UConn's New Downtown Hartford Satellite Campus at Front Street. Since 2007, Nitkin has strategically led the way in a steady and fruitful transformation of the Front Street District. The combined vision of…Read More

BSC Celebrates the Recently Completed Rand-Whitney Expansion Project at Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

BSC's Will Walter attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the recently completed Rand-Whitney Expansion project, a manufacturing and storage facility located in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. As pictured, in attendance of the ribbon cutting ceremony was owner Robert Kraft, Governor Gina Raimondo, and Mayor Donald Grebien. BSC provided the civil/site engineering, landscape architecture, permitting, and construction…Read More

BSC Recognized for Pro Bono Contributions to Worcester Project

As committed members of the Worcester Business community, BSC Group was pleased to support the City of Worcester in its efforts to redevelop the Stearns Tavern as a workforce training center. BSC Group provided pro bono surveying services to support the multifaceted project that involved physically moving the historic structure to a new location. We…Read More

Gillian Davies Concludes Successful Term as SWS President

The Society of Wetland Scientists annual meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico, marked the end of Gillian Davies's term as president of the international organization. Gillian's tenure was distinguished by opportunities to educate officials worldwide on the importance of wetlands in preserving natural resources. Traveling to such destinations as Taiwan, China, Portugal, Spain, Quebec City,…Read More

Waterbury Green Project Shines at Opening Ceremony

The restoration of Waterbury's historic City Green took center stage this week at a ceremony to celebrate the project's grand opening. The newly designed park serves as the centerpiece to the City's downtown area. To accomplish a design that would meet the vision of the community, BSC led an interactive programming planning effort that considered…Read More

Official Groundbreaking for Blackstone Gateway Park

Casey-Lee Bastien attended the official groundbreaking ceremony for Worcester's Blackstone Gateway Park last Thursday. After many years of planning and funding, the park is expected to be completed in May 2018 at a cost of approximately $4 million. The park will feature over 3,000 linear feet of walking paths, elevated boardwalks and three bridges crossing…Read More

Support for Communities Applying for Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has announced an exciting program to help municipalities conduct climate change vulnerability assessments and resiliency planning. Called the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program (MVP), the grant opportunity will provide technical assistance funding for communities to identify and prepare for risks associated with climate change. An important element of this program is the…Read More
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