Pelham Former MGP Site, Corrective Action

Posillico Environmental was retained by Consolidated Edison (ConEd) to perform remedial action at the former Pelham Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site in Pelham, Westchester County, NY. Remedial action required the construction of a jet-grout barrier wall underneath the existing sheet pile barrier wall that enclosed the site. The jet-grout barrier wall was extended from the tip of the sheet pile wall to the top of bedrock. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) ... ... Read More

Second Avenue Subway-72nd Street Station

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Capital Construction retained Schiavone Shea and Kiewit (SSK) Constructors JV for construction of the 72nd Street Station for a new Second Avenue Subway line in New York City, New York. The project scope includes the extension of shafts to a previously-bored tunnel, the construction of caverns for the station, and relocation and temporary support of utilities. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) provided ... ... Read More

Rondout West Branch Bypass Tunnel-Shafts 5B & 6B

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (NYCDEP) is constructing a Bypass Tunnel requiring the construction of two shafts (5B & 6B) in the towns of Newburgh and Wappinger, New York. The shafts are being excavated in overburden earth and rock, and lined with concrete. For each shaft, a ... ... Read More

Trans-Hudson Express (THE) Tunnel Project

NJ TRANSIT, with the support of the PANY&NJ, began a planning effort over a decade ago to expand trans-Hudson capacity. The Mass Transit Tunnel was found to be the most efficient, cost-effective option to relieve traffic congestion and to spur the region’s economic growth. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) was ... ... Read More

East Side Access LIRR-Madison Yard

Renovations to Madison Yard, located under the Grand Central Terminal in Manhattan are vital to the East Side Access Tunnel Project. Several tracks, crash walls, commissary areas were demolished and reconstructed to facilitate use by the LIRR. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) has been retained by the ... ... Read More

NYCEDC Green Infrastructure – Newtown Creek

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) retained Arup to support NYCDEP’s Green Infrastructure Program. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Office of Green Infrastructure (OGI), in conjunction with other City agencies, is currently implementing the Mayoral PlaNYC Green ... ... Read More

NYCEDC Phipps Redevelopment – Courtlandt Corners

The Phipps Housing project at Courtlandt Corners in the Bronx was a brownfield redevelopment project undertaken by the NYCEDC/ERM. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) provided engineering evaluation and construction monitoring services to Conti Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc. for two former underground ... ... Read More

ConEdison Former Manufactured Gas Plant Site

ConEd contracted with Conti Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc., the performance of remedial actions at a former Manufactured Gas Plant (MGP) site. Remedial action required excavation of contaminated soil impacted by MGP operations, which extended to a depth up to 22 feet. The presence of retail stores immediately ... ... Read More

NJDOT I-295/Route 42/I-76 Direct Connection

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is constructing the I-295/Route 42/I-76 Direct Connection to provide improved access along the corridor from west of Creek Road to east of Bell Road. The Prime Contractor on this project is PKF-Mark III, Inc. Distinct Engineering Solutions, Inc. (DESI) is providing ... ... Read More

Berkshire Valley Bridge

The Berkshire Valley Road Bridge in Jefferson Township, Morris County, NJ, was being reconstructed across the Rockaway River. The $11-million project also included the expansion and realignment of the access road to the bridge. Distinct Engineering Solutions Inc. (DESI) performed geotechnical investigations, including retaining a drilling subcontractor and advance soil ... ... Read More