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Raw Land Residential
Twin Ponds Subdivision
Buck Road (County Route 553), Elk Township, Gloucester Co., NJ
JEA was retained by the property developer to provide site/civil engineering services associated with the subdivision of an existing 142 +/- acre agricultural farm property into 49 residential lots for single family, detached housing. Due to the presence of shallow groundwater and numerous environmentally sensitive areas across the site, the subdivision layout and design required an innovative and creative approach to minimize impact to wetlands, minimize fill requirements, and accommodate stormwater management design (to comply the N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:8)) while creating a viable and aesthetic project. In addition to the lots, the project involved the design of approximately 0.9 miles of new roadway; storm-water collection and conveyance system, stormater management basins (consisting of three (3) wet ponds and an infiltration basin); design of water quality treatment and groundwater recharge compliance measures; County Roadway widening and creation of a left turn lane; replacement of existing County drainage culvert; extensive landscaping; street lighting; and emergency access lane extension. Additionally, the project required a Letter of Interpretation for verification of wetland delineation and a Statewide General Permits #10 & 11 from the N.J.D.E.P. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of subdivision/site improvement/roadway improvement plans; soils testing/percolation testing for stormwater management; drainage/landscaping/lighting design; design of stormwater management system to comply with the N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:8); Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals.

Lake Landings Subdivision
Sherwood Forest Homes, LLC.
Lake Road, Franklin Township, Gloucester Co., NJ
JEA was retained by the property developer to provide site/civil engineering services associated with the subdivision of an existing 50 +/- acre agricultural farm property into 15 residential lots for single family, detached housing. The project involved the design of approximately 0.3 miles of new roadway; storm-water collection and conveyance system, stormater management basins (consisting of two (2) detention/infiltration basins); design of water quality treatment and groundwater recharge compliance measures; extensive landscaping/agricultural buffers; street lighting; and preservation of open space consisting of 50% of the tract area. Due to the rural character of this Township and the site location, JEA worked with the Township to design the roadway as a Rural Road, pursuant to the New Jersey Residential Site Improvement Standards, with roadway swales to maintain the rural character of the area, minimize impervious coverage, and provide additional runoff water quality treatment. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of land survey; wetland delineation & Letter of Interpretation Application; subdivision/site improvement plans; soils testing/percolation testing for stormwater management and onsite septic; septic design; drainage/landscaping/lighting design; design of stormwater management system to comply with the N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:8); Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals.

Adamucci Subdivision
Sherwood Forest Homes, LLC.
Sanitarium & Atkin Roads, Hopewell Township, Cumberland Co., NJ
JEA was retained by the property developer to provide site/civil engineering services associated with the subdivision of an existing 50 +/- acre agricultural farm property into 10 residential lots for single family, detached housing. The project involved the design of approximately 0.75 miles of roadway widening; storm-water collection and conveyance system, stormater management basin (detention/infiltration basin); design of water quality treatment and groundwater recharge compliance measures; extensive landscaping/agricultural buffers; street lighting; and preservation of approximately 12 acres of open space along the Cohansey River to be conveyed to the Township. As the site is located within a bald eagle nest buffer, JEA worked cooperatively with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife and the NJDEP to minimize potential adverse impact to the bald eagles and eliminate encroachment upon wetlands or the river. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of land survey; wetland delineation & Letter of Interpretation Application; subdivision/site improvement plans; soils testing/percolation testing for stormwater management and onsite septic; septic design; drainage/landscaping/lighting design; design of stormwater management system to comply with the N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:8); Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals.


Urban Redevelopment
Hope Manor Homes - New Brunswick Hope VI
Phase I Neighborhood Revitalization
New Brunswick, NJ
Teal S. Jefferis, PE, while under previous employment, served as Principal Engineer and worked with the City of New Brunswick Housing Authority and The Community Builders, Inc., of Philadelphia, PA, to provide and oversee all engineering, surveying, planning, and environmental services associated with the demolition existing apartment buildings and the redevelopment of an neighborhood area in what is known as the Lower George Street region. The project, to be supported by Hope IV funding, consisted of multiple phases of planning, design, and construction of new residential dwellings and retail space.

Phase I consists of 61 residential units, composed of single-family town homes, twin and triplex style homes, residential apartments and 9 commercial/retail units, new infrastructure, and the renovation of existing residential and commercial structures. The primary objective in planning this project was to orient the redevelopment along George Street to compliment and enhance the existing neighborhood, provide a non-discrete housing area, develop a link between the former residential and commercial areas, and encourage the establishment of new businesses along the George Street corridor.

Mr. Jefferis provided, coordinated, and/or managed the following services associated with this project:
  • Preparation of demolition specifications
  • Environmental assessment and specifications for abatement of hazardous materials
  • Site and utility survey
  • Geotechnical Investigations
  • Coordination meetings with City/State/residents.
  • Monitoring of abatement/ remediation
  • Full civil/site engineering design
  • Roadway/infrastructure design
  • Grading, Drainage, and Stormwater Management Design
  • Lighting/Landscaping/Soil Erosion Design
  • Construction Specifications
  • Planning Board Testimony
  • Permitting/approvals
  • Construction Administration

Riverside Homes - New Brunswick Hope VI
Phase II Memorial Homes, Demolition & Neighborhood Revitalization
New Brunswick, NJ

Teal S. Jefferis, PE, while under previous employment, served as Principal Engineer and worked with the City of New Brunswick Housing Authority and The Community Builders, Inc., of Philadelphia, PA, to provide and oversee all engineering, surveying, planning, and environmental services associated with the demolition of four (4) existing apartment buildings and the redevelopment of the 4.75 ac.+/- block known as the Memorial Homes. The project, to be supported by Hope IV funding, consisted of the demolition of four (4) nine story Housing Authority residential towers and the construction of 76 single-family units, comprised town homes and single story handicap accessible flats, a community building, maintenance building, new roadway and utility infrastructure, and the creation of active and passive recreation space.

Mr. Jefferis provided, coordinated, and/or managed the following services associated with this project:
  • Preparation of Demolition specifications for the implosion of the towers.
  • Environmental assessment and specifications for abatement of hazardous materials
  • Site and utility survey
  • Coordination meetings with City/State/residents.
  • Monitoring of abatement/ remediation
  • Full civil/site engineering design
  • Roadway/infrastructure design
  • Grading, Drainage, and Stormwater Management Design
  • Lighting/Landscaping/Soil Erosion Design
  • Construction Specifications
  • Flood Plain Evaluation and Stream Encroachment Permitting
  • Planning Board Testimony
  • Permitting/NJDEP approvals
  • Construction Administration

The Housing Authority of the City of New Brunswick
373 Hale Street, New Brunswick, NJ
JEA has been retained by The Housing Authority of New Brunswick to coordinate the services for the completion of a Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) survey of the property to verify and locate the suspected presence of an existing underground storage tank at the property. A GPR survey was competed at the site and revealed and located an existing underground storage tank adjacent to the exiting apartment building owned by The Housing Authority. The findings of this GPR survey then enabled the Housing Authority to retain the services of an environmental consultant/contractor to complete the proper removal and closure of the tank system.

Community Links III Redevelopment
33rd & Saunders Streets, Camden, NJ
JEA has been retained by Saint Joseph’s Carpenters Society and MSB Architects to provide land planning and civil engineering services associated with the redevelopment of vacant parcels at the intersection of 33rd and Saunders Streets in Camden, NJ with new residential housing. The project, which was supported by State funding, consisted of the subdivision of the vacant parcels into five (5) new residential lots; vacation of an existing unimproved street; and construction of five (5) single family dwellings, offstreet parking, utility improvements, landscaping buffers, and street lighting. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of a property survey; geotechnical investigation; subdivision plan; site improvement plans; utility/drainage/landscaping/lighting design; Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals.

Community Links IV - Scattered Sites, Various Site throughout Camden, NJ
JEA has been retained by Saint Joseph’s Carpenters Society to provide civil engineering services associated with the redevelopment of various vacant parcels with “infill housing” throughout the City of Camden, NJ. These locations included parcels situated on Mitchell Street, Saunders Street, 34th Street, and Stevens Street. The project, which was supported by State funding, consisted of the subdivision of the vacant parcels (if required) and construction of single family dwellings, offstreet parking, utility improvements, and landscaping for the proposed infill housing. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of a property survey; geotechnical investigation; subdivision plan; site improvement plans; utility/drainage/landscaping/lighting design; Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals.

Oasis Project - Redevelopment, Sycamore & Louis Streets, Camden, NJ- Phase I and II
JEA has been retained by Saint Joseph’s Carpenters Society and the Oasis Development Corporation to provide civil engineering services associated with the redevelopment of numerous vacant parcels on Sycamore Street and Louis Streets with new residential housing. The project was financed through State funding and consisted of two phases. Phase I consisted of the subdivision of the vacant parcels into eight (8) new residential lots; construction of eight (8) single family townhouse style dwellings, off street parking, utility improvements, and landscaping; and construction of street improvements. Phase II consisted of the subdivision of the vacant parcels into two (2) new residential lots; construction of twin style single family dwelling, off street parking, utility improvements, and landscaping; and construction of street improvements. For this project, JEA is responsible for completion and preparation of a property survey; geotechnical investigation; Phase I Environmental Site Assessments; subdivision plan; alley vacation plans; site improvement plans; utility/drainage/landscaping/lighting design; Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals.

Parking Lot Improvements, Center for Family Services, 558-594 Auburn Street, Camden, NJ
JEA has been retained by Center for Family Services to provide civil engineering services associated with the reconfiguration and improvement of the existing parking lot at this location. The project consists of the re-grading and re-establishment of asphalt paving and gravel surfaces; installation of new driveway apron; removal of existing fencing & installation of new decorative fencing; and landscaping. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of a property survey; geotechnical investigation; site improvement plans; grading/drainage/landscaping design; cost estimation; and assistance with local permits including Historic Preservation Commission approval.

Oasis Project - Redevelopment: Environmental Remediation, Sycamore Street, Camden, NJ
JEA has been retained by Dresdner Robin Environmental Management, who had been retained by the Camden Redevelopment Agency and the Oasis Development Corporation, to provide civil engineering services for preparation of demolition and construction documents for a wall and fence removal & replacement associated with the environmental remediation scheduled to occur at the site. Due to the extent of environmental remediation/excavation required, an existing retaining/screen wall and fencing along the property line required removal prior to commencement excavation and replacement after completion of remediation services. For this project, JEA prepared demolition plans, construction plans, details, and technical specifications for the wall and fence removal, preservation/restoration of portions of the existing wall, improvements to the termination of the existing wall, restoration of concrete pavement, installation of new fencing, and temporary fencing requirements. JEA also Dresdner Robin with providing bid phase services. During this project, JEA met and coordinated with representatives of Oasis Development Corporation, Camden Redevelopment Agency, and the NJ Housing & Mortgage Finance Agency.

Carpenter Hill - Redevelopment, 32nd and High Streets, Camden, NJ
Teal S. Jefferis, PE, while under previous employment, served as Principal Engineer and worked with the Saint Joseph’s Carpenters Society to provide land planning and engineering services associated with the redevelopment of three residential blocks in the eastern portion of Camden, NJ on 32nd Street. “Carpenter Hill”, which was supported through HUD and State funding, was one of the largest residential subdivisions in the City of Camden in the previous 20 years and served as a catalyst for redevelopment in east Camden. In planning this neighborhood, several factors revealed by the residents and the City guided and directed the redevelopment plan, including security, lighting, infrastructure failure, architecture, and streetscape. Ultimately, a redevelopment plan was prepared by Mr. Jefferis consisting of 48 twin style residential units to compliment the existing neighborhood architecture, utility and infrastructure improvements, and a streetscape plan (lighting and landscaping) designed to provide a sense of security, openness, and aesthetics. Mr. Jefferis developed site engineering design (including utility and stormwater management) design, and construction documentation & specifications; provided Zoning Board Testimony; obtained local and county land development approvals; and provided construction administrative services.

West Jersey Renewal-10th & Everett Street, Camden, NJ
Teal S. Jefferis, PE, while under previous employment, served as Principal Engineer and worked with the Saint Joseph’s Carpenters Society and West Jersey Renewal to redevelop parcels located on the corner of 10th and Everett Streets in Camden, NJ, as part of West Jersey Hospital’s effort to improve and revitalize its surrounding neighborhood. This project consisted of the redevelopment of five (5) units, two new twin-style dwellings and the rehabilitation of an existing unit. Mr. Jefferis provided and/or managed numerous services, including, survey, preparation of site development plans, subdivision plan, alley vacation, grading & drainage designs, and utility designs.


Public Agency Housing
New Brunswick Housing & Redevelopment Authority
(As-Need Engineering Services)
City of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ
JEA and J.F. McKernan Jr Architects & Associates, LLC have been retained by the City of New Brunswick Housing & Redevelopment Authority (NBHRA) to provide “as-needed” architectural and engineering services for an annual basis from 2006 to current. Under this contract, JEA will be responsible for completing and providing surveying, civil engineering, bid administration, and construction management services associated with various facility and site improvements as required by the NBHRA.

New Brunswick Housing & Redevelopment Authority
(Office Building Expansion)
City of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ
JEA and J.F. McKernan Jr Architects & Associates, LLC have been retained by the City of New Brunswick Housing & Redevelopment Authority (NBHRA) to provide architectural and engineering services associated with the construction of an office building addition to house the Authority’s administrative offices. JEA prepared site development plans, technical specifications, construction details, and bidding documents for the site work improvements. JEA worked with the NBHA to aquire necessary permits from the City. The construction of this addition is scheduled to be completed by Spring of 2009.

New Brunswick Housing & Redevelopment Authority
(Capital Fund Improvements)
City of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ
JEA and J.F. McKernan Jr Architects & Associates, LLC have been retained by the City of New Brunswick Housing & Redevelopment Authority (NBHRA) to provide architectural and engineering services associated with various capital building & site improvements for 2007 funding. Under this contract, JEA worked with the NBHRA and architect to establish improvement priorities and budget amounts for each task, and then prepared technical specifications, construction details, and bidding documents for the site work improvements, consisting of asphalt milling & overlay and the replacement of concrete curbs, sidewalks, handicap ramps, and fire hydrants. Since the NBHRA desired to bid various site work tasks separately, multiple bid packages were prepared. The project is scheduled to be bid in the fall of 2007 and construction completed by spring of 2008.

New Brunswick Housing & Redevelopment Authority
(Community Block Development Grant Improvements)
City of New Brunswick, Middlesex County, NJ
JEA and J.F. McKernan Jr Architects & Associates, LLC have been retained by the City of New Brunswick Housing & Redevelopment Authority (NBHRA) to provide architectural and engineering services associated with various building & site improvements to be funded by Community Block Development Grant (CBDG) funding. Under this contract, JEA worked with the NBHRA and architect to develop budget amounts and then prepared technical specifications, construction details, and bidding documents for the site work improvements, consisting of landscaping, erosion control measures, sidewalk replacement, and modifications to existing site features/vegetation to support installation of security surveillance systems. The project is scheduled to be bid in the Spring of 2009 and construction completed by Summer of 2009.



Senior Housing
Benedict’s Place Senior Residence
Low Income Senior Housing
Diocesan Housing Services Corp
St. Mary’s Drive, Cherry Hill Township, Camden Co., NJ
JEA was retained by Donnelly Wagner Architects and the Diocesan Housing Services Corp. (Diocese of Camden) to provide site/civil engineering services associated with the construction of a three story, 73-unit, income restricted, independent living, senior housing building. The project, which will be supported by HUD funding, involves the construction of the new three-story building, asphalt parking areas, passive recreation areas & community garden, stormwater management areas, extensive landscaping, lighting, and utility services. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of site development plans; utility/drainage/lighting/landscaping design; design of stormwater management system to comply with the N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:8); Planning/Zoning Board testimony; and land development approvals. Construction of this project is anticipated to be completed in the Summer of 2013.

Mount Olive Seniors II
Income Restricted, Senior Housing
Mount Olive Manor, Mt. Olive Township, Morris Co., NJ
JEA was retained by Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey to provide site/civil engineering services associated with the construction of a three story, 50-unit, income restricted, independent living, senior housing building addition to the existing Mt. Olive Manor, a three story, 60 unit, senior housing apartment building complex in the Mt. Olive Township. The project, which was supported by HUD funding, consisted of the construction of the new three-story building addition, parking reconfiguration & expansion, storm-water management system with water quality treatment measures, extensive landscaping, lighting, utilities, and fire access lane extension. Additionally, the project required a Letter of Interpretation for verification of wetland delineation and a Statewide General Permit #6 from the N.J.D.E.P. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of a property survey; wetland delineation; wetland permitting; site improvement plans; utility/drainage/ landscaping/lighting design; design of stormwater management system to comply with the N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:8); Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals. Construction of this project is anticipated to commence in the summer of 2006.

Dumont Senior Housing
Low Income Senior Housing - St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church
Washington Avenue, Borough of Dumont, Bergen Co., NJ
JEA was retained by Steven S. Cohen Architects and the Archdiocese of Newark to provide site/civil engineering services associated with the construction of a three story, 50-unit, income restricted, independent living, senior housing building at Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in the Dumont Borough. The project, which was supported by HUD funding, consisted of the construction of the new three-story building, parking expansion, underground storm-water management system with water quality treatment measures, extensive landscaping, lighting, and utilities. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of a property survey; site improvement plans; utility/drainage/lighting design; design of stormwater management system to comply with the N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:8); Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals. Construction of this project is anticipated to commence in the spring of 2008.

Homestead at Harmony Senior Housing-Phase II
Affordable Senior Housing Facility - Volunteers of America Delaware Valley
400 Harmony Road, Greenwich Township, Gloucester Co., NJ
JEA was retained to provide site/civil engineering services associated with the construction of a three story, 66-unit, income restricted, independent living, senior housing building at Homestead at Harmony residential facility in Greenwich Township. The project consisted of the construction of the new three-story building addition, parking areas, storm-water management system with water quality treatment measures, extensive landscaping, lighting, utilities, and fire access lane. Green and sustainable design techniques were incorporated into site improvements, including the use of porous pavement surfaces, low impact development strategies, native and drought tolerant landscaping, and use of meadow/native grasses. Additionally, the project required a Treatment Works Approval for sanitary sewer service and a Simplified Water Main Extension Permit for a water main loop extension. For this project, JEA was responsible for completion and preparation of a property survey; site improvement plans; utility/drainage/ landscaping/lighting design; design of stormwater management system to comply with the N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater Management Rules (N.J.A.C. 7:8); Planning Board testimony; and land development approvals. Construction of this project is anticipated to commence in the fall of 2009.

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