As part of a Joint Venture, Urban Engineers is providing on-site Project Management to assist PATH in the development of documents needed to meet FTA funding requirements for all restoration projects, as well as programmed resiliency measures, due to the events of Superstorm Sandy. Urban is conducting meetings and coordinating with PATH senior management, other PATH and Port Authority of NY & NJ departments, the FTA, the FTA’s Project Management Oversight Contractor (PMOC) and others engaged in supporting this effort. For the administration of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) reviews. Urban’s Project Manager reports to the Senior Program Manager, PATH Capital Project Division, Superstorm Sandy Recovery and Resiliency. The NEPA administration work includes the following:
The SHPO administration work includes preparation of projects under review under and in conformance with National Historic Preservation Act by working with SHPOs within the states of NY and NJ. This work includes Section 106 Review which requires Federal agencies to take historic resources, including archaeological resources, into account during the planning phase of a project. Including but not limited to the following sub-tasks as outlined below in order to attain compliance with the Section 106 Review process.