Capabilities

A full-service construction, utility maintenance, and site management company


Site Remediation

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The site is cleaned up of remaining coal-contaminated soils and the remaining area is tested to verify environmental compliance. Once the site is clean and proper drainage is established, it is covered with top soil and seeded to establish vegetation and control erosion.

R&L Development Company has recently completed remediation projects at the following sites:

First Energy Hatfield Station – Coal pile re-grading

Allegheny Energy Armstrong Station – Coal pile remediation

First Energy Harrison Station – Ash site grading, soil cover, and seeding

NRG Energy Titus Station – Coal pile, railroad siding installation

NRG New Castle Station – Ash site grading, liner soil cover, and seeding

NRG Portland Station – Ash site and coal pile regarding liner system, and seeding

Utility Maintenance

Utility Maint

R & L is capable of covering a wide range of maintenance services necessary to meet the customer’s needs. Our services include, but are not limited to:

Utility location

Paving

Civil construction

Foundations

R/W clearing

Landscaping

Snow removal

Material hauling and handling

General repair services

Contact Us at our office for a free estimate.

Ash Hauling

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Our ash contracts include loading, hauling, and disposing of fly ash and bottom ash, cleaning ponds, lagoons, and basins, unloading of limestone by rail for the scrubbers, and loading, hauling, and disposing gypsum.

In addition R&L provides rail services, plant maintenance, snow removal, and mowing/landscaping services.  In 2014 R&L Handled 3.65 million tons of ash, gypsum, and limestone at these 4 locations. This material is hauled in a fleet of modern trucks each with stainless steel beds and a 70 cubic yard 120 ton capacity. These haul units provide high availability which results in more efficient production and lower operating costs.

R&L Development Company has the Ash Hauling contracts at the following locations:

Homer City Generating Station, since 1969

Conemaugh Generating Station, since 1974

Keystone Generating Station, since 1984

Shawville Generating Station, since 1995

Lining Systems

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Since 1984, R & L Development Company has installed over 850 acres of PVC and HDPE liner systems at eight power plants in the tri-state area. These liner systems are multiple layers of composite, liner, geotextile, and GCL. They equate to nearly 4250 acres of synthetic material installed. In conjunction with the lining systems projects, R & L installed over 5-million cubic yards of protective cover, 2-million tons of sand, and thousands of feet of pipe.

Heavy Construction

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R & L Development Company recently began construction on the preparation for the Ash Site expansion at the Conemaugh Generating Station. Work includes erosion and sediment control, clearing and grubbing, utility relocation, pre-cast concrete box culverts, storm drainage, channels, excavation, stream channel linings, and seeding. The new Ash Site is scheduled to be completed in 2017.

Other recent projects include the Conemaugh Haul Road Improvements, Conemaugh Desilting Basin Reconstruction, Conemaugh Gypsum Sump, Railroad grading and sub ballast installation at Conemaugh, Homer City, and Keystone Stations, and constructing  MSE block walls.

Site Preparation

Site Prep

R & L Development Company specializes in site preparation work, from clearing and grubbing to final grading. We perform design, layout, and installation activities to meet customer and/or general contractor specifications. The Company also has more than thirty years experience in site development and maintenance of residual waste (fly-ash) disposal sites. Different stages of our site development include: clearing and grubbing; earth-moving; sub-grade; final grade; excavations; slope work; and disposal site maintenance.

Excavations

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R & L Development Company has a number of excavators and gradalls available, from mini-hoes to large capacity machines, like the CAT 375 pictured in the photo above. We also have both track and rubber-tired gradalls.

Pipeline Installation

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R & L Development Company has the expertise to complete any pipeline project you may have.  We have technicians certified to bond HDPE pipe, and experience in many other types of pipeline installations, upgrades, and repairs. All of our Site Superintendents have completed “competent person” training for excavations. This fact, coupled with their many years of practical experience, ensures our pipeline projects are completed in a safe, timely, and cost effective manner.

Pond Construction

Greenhouse Pond

R & L Development Company has completed numerous pond projects involving new construction, renovations, and maintenance of existing ponds: on liner projects; on generating station projects; on golf course projects; on residential projects; and, on other applications.

Concrete Work

Concrete Work

R & L Development Company can provide a wide variety of concrete construction services: Footer and foundation work, grouted-rock ditches, revetment, pond structures, wing-walls, bridge foundations, and similar projects.

Wetlands Development

R & L Development Company has constructed wetlands projects for mitigation, treatment of acid mine run-off, and for other leachate and surface run-off treatment applications.

Site Demolition

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R & L Development Company has completed various projects around site demolition: Demolition of buildings and structures, railroad siding installation, materials transport, erosion control, fugitive dust control, field equipment maintenance services, engineering services, pipe fusing and installation, retaining walls, road grading, cooling tower cleaning, and much more.

Land Clearing

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R & L Development Company specializes in site preparation work, from clearing and grubbing to final grading. We perform design, layout, and installation activities to meet customer and/or general contractor specifications. The Company also has more than thirty years experience in site development and maintenance of residual waste (fly-ash) disposal sites.

Sandstone Fill

R & L Development Company owns and operates a sandstone quarry in New Alexandria, PA. This product is excellent for various types of fill projects. For more information regarding the sandstone, please contact Michael Koestler at mkoestler@rldevco.com or Steve Landers at slanders@rldevco.com.