Douglas Mace, P.E., P.P., L.S. – General Site Manager – 908-454-2262
Paul Burkardt AICP/PP – Site Planning Supervisor – 908-638-6462
The senior civil and environmental engineering design class (CE-473) of Lafayette College has been charged with redesigning a recreational area for Alpha Borough. Alpha Borough is located just north of Philipsburg, New Jersey, in Warren County.
Alpha is zoned through the borough. Water and sewer lines are available in all areas. A 9-1-1 emergency dispatching system is available for fire, ambulance and/or police. Alpha has its own police department. Volunteer squads provide ambulance and fire services for Alpha borough.
The following statistical information is based on the 2000 census.
Warren County Population – 102,437
Alpha Borough Population- 2615
Alpha Borough 25 year Population Projection – 2717
Warren County Area (Square Miles) – 364.55
Alpha Borough Area (Square Miles) – 1.80
1997 the average price of a home was $106,602
1998 the average family income was $34,498
The primary issues for this project are as follows:
Scope of project - Interview community members in order establish direction
Address whether or not the pool should be maintained ($260,000 to redo)