Project Name & Description
LESNER BRIDGE, VIRGINIA BEACH, VA
MAP Environmental Inc. led the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and permitting processes for the Lesner Bridge Replacement Project. The project was recently authorized by all the key regulatory agencies: Army Corps of Engineers (COE), Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) and the US Coast Guard (USCG). MAP had a vital role in the NEPA process, from drafting the Environmental Assessment (EA) which was approved by FHWA and VDOT in October 2009, to the FONSI which was approved in November 2011 and the NEPA re-evaluation was approved in August 2012. The Joint Permit Application was submitted in August 2012, and the Coast Guard Application in February 2013. MAP secured all permits, including the most recently issued US Coast Guard permit in July 2013 and construction began in 2014.
MIDTOWN TUNNEL, NORFOLK AND PORTSMOUTH, VA
Beginning in 2008, MAP Environmental Inc. (MAP) played a prominent role in the environmental process for the Midtown Tunnel project. From the NEPA documentation, including the FEIS, ROD, Supplemental EA and NEPA Re-Evaluation, to the permitting process, including COE, DEQ, VMRC and local wetlands boards authorization, MAP spearheaded and was responsible for securing approval for these critical deliverables.
ROUTE 35 BRIDGE, COURTLAND, VA
MAP Environmental Inc. was retained by URS to prepare a Biological Assessment for the area surrounding the Route 35 Bridge project in Courtland, Virginia. Additionally, MAP provided permitting services for the project, which included coordination with the various regulatory agencies, as well as wetlands mitigation for the proposed impacts. MAP successfully secured COE, DEQ, and VMRC permits in November and December of 2014. Construction of the project is scheduled to begin in January 2015.
VMASC and TRI-CITIES CENTER, SUFFOLK, VA
In December 2005, Old Dominion University (ODU) engaged MAP on an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center (VMASC) and Tri-Cities Higher Education Center in the Cities of Suffolk and Portsmouth, Virginia. The EIR was done in accordance with the ìProcedure for Environmental Impact Review of Major State Facilitiesî, as prepared by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.
SMITHFIELD FOODS, SMITHFIELD, VA
Since 2006, MAP has provided environmental consulting services to Smithfield Foods on matters relating to wetlands and water quality. MAP performed wetlands identification, delineation, and Chesapeake Bay Preservation Area (CBPA) Services and secured Federal and State approval for roadways, utilities and storm water improvements near the Pagan River.
EAST BEACH MARINA AND APARTMENTS, NORFOLK, VA
MAP was obtained by Marathon Development Group, Inc. as overall environmental consultant for the project in Norfolk and was responsible for preparing a mitigation plan for all wetland impacts. Additionally, MAP managed all compliance activities for the permitted project construction.
CHESAPEAKE ENERGY CENTER, CHESAPEAKE, VA
Since 2010, MAP has provided environmental services to Dominion Virginia Power for on-going improvement to its Chesapeake Energy Center (CEC). Most recently, MAP secured the Army Corps of Engineers (COE) approval on wetland delineation studies and required permitting for shoreline stabilization activities along the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River.
Parks & Recreation
MOUNT TRASHMORE, VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA
Since 2000, MAP has performed wetland compliance studies on Lake Trashmore. These studies documented the nearly 1 acre of wetlands mitigation planned, designed, and engineered by MAP Environmental over the subsequent 10 years.