Belden - Residential Subdivision

Belden - Residential Subdivision
Location: Newark, DE
This 180-acre parcel contained extensive natural resources, which Karins designed into over 80 acres of open space within an 87-unit residential subdivision. Several miles of hiking trails, available for use by the public, highlight this preserved open space. Significant off-site upgrades were necessary for the development of this project including upgrades to the roads and intersections, upgrading two sanitary pump stations, and several miles of a new upgraded and redirected force main. An on-s...

Stonesthrow Pump Station: Trenchless Technology Solutions

Stonesthrow Pump Station: Trenchless Technology Solutions
Location: Newark, DE
Stonesthrow Pump Station is a regional county sanitary sewer pump station that was built in the 1970s to serve a residential development area. The antiquated pump station coupled with the aging of the station created a maintenance burden for the County. A site across the street was purchased to build a new station that would be easier and safer to maintain and aesthetically pleasing. The relocation of the existing sanitary sewer pump station (that was located within a road right of way) required...

Bay Pointe - Canal Connection

Bay Pointe - Canal Connection
Location: Newark, DE
Bay Pointe is a residential community of 167 lots and open space on 297 acres bound on the south side by Chesapeake City Road, which is offset from the C&D Canal by approximately 2,000 feet.  Between the canal and road are large dredging spoil piles placed during the construction of the canal many years before.The entire property is located within the C&D Canal watershed and approximately 40 percent of stormwater runoff from the site drained to a topographic depression area without a drainage o...

IKO

IKO
Location: Wilmington, DE
This manufacturer of global roofing, waterproofing and insulation related products was looking to expand their storage silos in order to add to the manufacturing capacity of roof shingles at this Delaware facility. Karins was brought in to solve some of the challenges presented by this already heavily built-on and operating plant.  Our team coordinated with the plant manager, structural engineer and county on the positioning and required permits for construction of the silos. Karins pr...

Crosslands at the Canal / Canal View at Crossland

Crosslands at the Canal / Canal View at Crossland
Location: Middletown, DE
This project was one 200-acre parcel developed into two residential communities with two different builders.  Crossland at the Canal and Canal View at Crossland, located in the Middletown area with convenient access to Route 1, include 432 dwelling units (from townhouses to estate homes) combined, between the two developments. Experts at creative land development, planning and engineering, Karins provided planning, engineering and surveying services.  Our team provided conceptual and master pl...

Rittenhouse Station Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Approach to Stormwater Management

Rittenhouse Station Reduce-Reuse-Recycle Approach to Stormwater Management
Location: Newark, DE
Rittenhouse Station is a mixed-use development that was in an area experiencing redevelopment in response to changing economic conditions and demands. The existing site was predominantly impervious cover, which already had existing underground stormwater management (SWM) facilities. The new development was to include: A 17,250 sf three-story building with commercial retail space on the ground floor and apartments on the second and third floors. A 30,780 sf building where the first floor con...