Historic Preservation & Cultural Resources Management

State and federal historic preservation compliance and project impact assessment solutions designed to provide information, manage the process, and keep your project on track.

Fulfilling the requirements of state or federal historic preservation laws and regulations can seem daunting, especially when these are new requirements for you. 

Our experienced staff will help you understand and manage the historic preservation requirements for your project.  We are highly experienced in navigating every step of the historic preservation regulatory process, anticipating and resolving problems that can arise during it, and have successfully completed projects of all scopes and scale across the United States.  

Our highly qualified professionals meet the Secretary of Interior’s Standards and Qualifications for historic preservation and are dedicated to providing our clients with timely and cost-effective services using an optimal tailored approach for each project.

Core Services

Section 106 Management

Verdanterra’s specialized and creative approaches for treatment plans and effects analysis provides timely and cost-effective Section 106 Management.

With decades of experience managing Section 106 requirements and state compliance across all project types and scopes we provide consultation with the client and other project technical leads, represent the project at federal and state agency meetings, manage sub-consultants conducting field surveys, and provide QA/QC services on deliverables.

  • Cultural Resources Compliance Planning
  • SHPO Consultations
  • Federal Agency Consultations
  • Coordination of Section 106 and NEPA
  • FERC Resource Reports
  • FERC Overview Reports
  • Tribal Coordination
  • Subcontractor Management
  • Memoranda of Agreement/Programmatic Agreements
  • Avoidance and Treatment Plans
  • Unanticipated Discovery Plans
  • Effects Analysis
  • National Register of Historic Places Assessments and Nominations
  • Resource Management Plans
  • Public Outreach and Presentations
  • Cultural Resources Survey Pamphlets for ROW Agents
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Field and Analytics Services

Verdanterra’s cultural resources provide the highest standards of archaeological investigation expertise (prehistoric- and historic-period) designed to meet the needs of our clients, fulfill regulatory agency requirements, navigate logistical challenges, and keep projects on schedule and within budget.

We manage and conduct Phase I Archaeological Survey, Phase II Site Evaluation, Phase III Data Recovery Excavations, as well as Archaeological Monitoring during construction.

  • Literature Review and Archaeological Sensitivity Assessment
  • Phase I Archaeological Survey
  • Phase II Site Testing and Evaluation
  • Phase III Mitigation Plans and Data Recovery Excavations
  • Archaeological Monitoring
  • Aboveground Resource Evaluations
  • Geomorphological Studies
  • Long-Term Cultural Resource Management Plans
  • Cemetery Delineations and Removals
  • Ceramic Analysis
  • Lithic Analysis
  • GIS Mapping and Data Analysis
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Staff Projects

Verdanterra cultural resources staff has experience handling tiny to large, simple to complex projects. We are well prepared to meet all state and federal requirements associated with any project type.

  • Abandonment and Capacity Restoration (ACR) Project
  • Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline (UMTP) Project
  • US-31/M-231 Holland to Grand Haven Bypass Project
  • Euclid Avenue BRT and Transit Center
  • Union Depot Multi-Modal Transit Project
  • Alliance Pipeline Project
  • Rex-East Pipeline Project
  • Central Corridor Light Rail
  • Sabal Trail Transmission Project
  • Rover Pipeline Project
  • Enbridge Spill Response
  • Line 6B Pipeline
  • Guardian Pipeline
  • Vector Pipeline
  • Line L Pipeline
  • SEP-II Pipeline
  • Sandpiper Pipeline
  • I-69 Evansville to Indiana Sections 3 and 4 Project
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Verdanterra’s Historic Preservation and Cultural Resources Management services integrate efficiently and seamlessly with our GIS & Data Management. Our teams work hand in hand to analyze and visualize data and communicate results using spatial statistics.

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