Water Resources

EDC Waterfront Inspection Manual Update

Insight Civil provided AutoCAD and GIS support services for the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s (NYCEDC) Waterfront Inspection Manual Update. The inspection manual provides a set of guidelines for city-wide waterfront and marine facility inspections and assessments. The Manual will be updated to include a revision of standards to include inspection guidelines for new… Read more

On-Call Marine Engineering Services

The Engineering Group at Insight Civil is responsible for supporting the prime, CH2M, on four Task Orders issued under the EDC On-Call Marine Engineering Services Contract. The Engineering Group provided upland site/civil support to CH2M Engineer Divers on Task Order 1 Hunts Point Shoreline Inspections, Task Order 2 Shore Parkway Esplanade Inspection, Task Order 3… Read more

Shore View Condominiums Flood Protection Barrier

Insight has performed review and approval of designs for a vegetated flood barrier which will defend a 20-unit residential condominium development in Rockaway Beach, NY. Insight is the Principal Engineer on a project design team including the Client, Local Office Landscape Architecture & Urban Design and the Contractor. This development is a shorefront property located… Read more

Newtown Creek BOA Nomination Study

Newtown Creek is a tributary of the east river locatated on the border of Brooklyn and Queens. It is one of the most polluted waterways in North America. The Newtown Creek Brownfield Opportunity Area Step 2 nomination report is a stage in the process of designating the site a Brownfield Opportunity area under an NYSDOS… Read more

Brooklyn Bay Tunnel

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel crosses under the mouth of the East River connecting Brooklyn to Manhattan. The tunnel consists of twin tubes containing four traffic lanes and carries over 57,000 vehicles per day.  As the structure continues to age, the Authority has undertaken major rehabilitations of the Brooklyn toll plaza, particularly at the portal in the… Read more

Tennesee Avenue Lofts

Tennessee Avenue Lofts

Tennessee Avenue Lofts is live/work sustainable development that was innovatively designed to be environmentally friendly. This urban infill project includes eco-smart interiors, water and energy efficient distribution systems, sustainable landscaping, and rainwater harvesting irrigation systems for water conservation. The facade of the previous structure was preserved in place and reused in order to minimize waste… Read more

Pier Pointe

Pier Pointe

This adaptive reuse project is located alongside the Grand Canal within the community of Marina del Rey in the City of Los Angeles. The 3.5 acre site housed existing multilevel shops, an office complex and a parking structure. The proposed improvements resulted in 42 live/work areas, 30 podium flats, and 1 unit of commercial condominiums;… Read more