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12 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, June 13 - June 19, 2003 Site plan Continued from page 1 there for the lots. When developed, the project would generate an estimated $46 million in revenue that would benefit the economy of the coastal area and the county. "This is no cookie-cutter development," said McCrone Engineering representative Scott Agee. "This is a special plan developed with green engineering techniques after two meetings with state agencies in the pre- application process. We've really been for- tunate to have such a dialogue with state agents. The result is that we've developed the entire project around the existing wet- lands and forests." Total wetland encroachment, said Lynn, is. 114 acres, half of that for a road and half for a sewer line. In a May 19 letter to the county, State Planning Coordinator Connie Holland wrote: "The state commends the developers for working with state agencies to address all concerns. This is an environmentally friendly design and the state has no objec- tion to this development." Attorney Jim Fuqua noted that Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) asked the developers to phase the" tlevelop- ment so that the neighborhoods on the northern edge of the property would be built last. "That would allow DelDOT time enough to decide where it wants to align the proposed limited access road from north of Five Points to Route I at Country Club Road. Protest to the project centered around the traffic impact of the development on two Old Landing Road intersections. Fuqua WAmNarON USBFX COUNTY ILAWAR Submitted graphic Warrington Creek, as proposed by Mike Lynn and Craig uplands. The wetlands along White Oak Creek will be Hudson of RDM Inc. and designed by McCrone Engineer- protected. ing, is described as single family home neighborhoods Streets connecting the various neighborhoods will be (shaded buff) fronting Old Landing Road and four town- interconnecting greenway corridors with 20-foot wide home neighborhoods (shaded red) set amid the forested streets running under a canopy of trees. said RDM Inc. will pay whatever DelDOT Road and Airport Road. in concept to that request, but as Fuqua deems its portion of the costs of a traffic Citizens Mabel Granke and Verity noted: "The scheduling for that work is in signal at the intersection of Old Landing Watson asked if those upgrades could be DelDOT's hands, not my client's, but we Road and Warrington Road and a traffic done quickly, before any work is done at are willing to do it whenever DelDOT is signal at the intersection of Old Landing Warrington Creek. Fuqua and Lynn agreed ready."