City of Williamsport Brandon Park Rehabilitation
Stahl Sheaffer provided project management, subconsultant coordination, and design services as the lead consultant for the Brandon Park Rehabilitation, located in the City of Williamsport. The park rehabilitation project included improvements and additions throughout the park, to include a nature playground, walking trails, parking lot overlay and expansion, park site lighting, stormwater bioretention areas, and tennis court resurfacing.
This project was also one of PA DCNR’s pilot Nature Play projects in the state, exploring the potential of this type of recreational experience to connect children with their natural environment.
The Nature Play area incorporated natural play materials such as:
Stahl Sheaffer led the overall design effort and managed the project team, including a landscape architecture consultant to design the Nature Play area. The project began in the conceptual stages and included coordination with City staff and officials before moving to final design. Following conceptual design, the project moved to final design and coordination with PA DCNR to facilitate the grant funding process. Stahl Sheaffer also managed the permitting requirements for the project, which included a Stormwater NPDES permit and PA Labor & Industry permit.