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.
Back Bay Marsh Terraces
In September of 2020, the City of Virginia Beach, in conjunction with Dewberry Engineers Inc. (Dewberry), retained MAP Environmental Inc. to perform a site characterization and vegetation survey within an approximately 560-acre project area located in Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge. The effort is part of a larger Marsh Terrace project which is slated for construction in 2022-2023
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.
YORKTOWN POWER STATION, YORK COUNTY, VIRGINIA
Since the late 2000's, MAP has consulted Dominion Energy on various projects related to the Yorktown Power Station in York County, Virginia. This consultation has consisted of wetlands delineations and water quality permitting as well as permit compliance through the use of aerial photography and videography.
HAMPTON ROADS BRIDGE TUNNEL, HAMPTON, VIRGINIA
MAP was retained in 2019 to provide environmental expertise in obtaining Section 408 approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the new Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel project in the cities of Norfolk and Hampton, Virginia.
LITTLE CREEK - FORT STORY SATEC, VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA
Between 2018 and 2019, MAP was responsible for managing the water quality permit process for the Fort Story SATEC Range Expansion project in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Parks & Recreation
PATRICK HENRY MARKETPLACE, NEWPORT NEWS, VIRGINIA
MAP was retained in 2015 to perform a wetlands delineation and obtain U.S. Army Corps of Engineers verification (JD) for the recreational amenity project in Newport News, Virginia.
CRITTENDEN ROAD, SUFFOLK, VIRGINIA
Since 2017, MAP has been responsible for obtaining both the NEPA approvals and wetlands and water quality permitting for the roadway project in Suffolk, Virginia.
NAVAL STATION NORFOLK - CHAMBERS FIELD, NORFOLK, VIRGINIA
MAP has provided environmental consultation for utilities improvements at Naval Station Norfolk since 2018. This has included obtaining U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approval of a wetlands delineation conducted in 2018, as well as securing necessary water quality permits for constructing the project.
ROUTE 17 / SHOULDERS HILL ROAD, SUFFOLK, VIRGINIA
MAP was retained in 2016 to provide environmental consulting services on this important intersection project in Suffolk, Virginia. MAP was responsible for preparing and obtaining NEPA approval in 2019, as well as securing necessary water quality permits prior to construction of the project.
ELBOW ROAD IMPROVEMENTS AND BRIDGE REPLACEMENT, CHESAPEAKE & VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA
Since 2019, MAP has been responsible for performing a wetlands delineation and securing necessary permits for construction of this roadway project at the boundary of Chesapeake and Virginia Beach, Virginia.
CAMP PENDLETON UTILITIES IMPROVEMENTS, VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA
MAP was responsible for securing water quality permits necessary for constructing the utilities project at Camp Pendleton in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
MALLORY POINT / SCOTT FARM PROPERTY, SMITHFIELD, VIRGINIA
Since 2019, MAP has managed the wetlands delineation on this 500+ acre site in the town of Smithfield, Virginia.
Parks & Recreation
THALIA CREEK GREENWAY, VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA
MAP has been responsible for securing water quality permits and securing NEPA approval of the project, since 2016.