Integrating Stormwater Management into Urban Planning in Orlando, Florida

Comparisons of Contract Delivery Systems at Orlando International Airport

Water Polishing by Constructed Wetland Ecosystems
This paper gives results of a five-year study of minerals and nutrients reduction in a large constructed wetland facility in Central Florida, on the periphery of Orlando. The 120 ha system...

Recycling Concrete and Asphalt Pavements Rehabilitation of Runway 18R-36L Orlando International Airport
The subject project consisted of reconstructing an air carrier runway utilizing a concrete keel section with asphalt overlays along the runway edges. Associated taxiways were rehabilitated...

Traversing the Terminals
When it opens this December, the Denver International airport will rely on an $89 million automated-people-mover, (APM) system as the primary means of transporting passengers between the...

Potential for the Segmental Development of High Speed Rail in the Orlando-Tampa Corridor
The State of Florida has been pursuing the planning and implementation of high speed rail in the Miami-Orlando-Tampa corridor for the past ten years. Due to financial and institutional...

A Combined Noise Model for HSGT Traffic
Environmental concerns are high on the list of possible problem areas for proposed high speed ground transportation (HSGT) systems. A Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Highway Traffic...

Land Use Planning and HSGT Station Development: The Maglev Grand Terminal/International Drive Experience
In 1996, the Future arrives in Orange County, Florida. It is the ribbon cutting ceremony for the high-tech, high-speed ground transportation magnetic levitation train, connecting the Orlando...

Estimating the Ground Transportation Impacts of the Maglev System
This paper will examine the planning process required to conduct a transportation analysis for a high speed ground transportation system, utilizing the Orlando experience as an example....

Potential Statewide Impacts of Florida's Proposed High Speed Rail System
This paper presents a summary of the findings from an analysis of the potential statewide impacts resulting from the construction and operation of a high speed intercity rail system in...

Hurricane Andrew in South Florida: Steps to Recovery and Lessons Learned
This is the second part of a two-part paper which analyzes the development and impact of Hurricane Andrew in South Florida. The paper specifically deals with the experiences of the South...

Dome Over Orlando
The article describes Orlando's new City Hall, a 267,000 sq ft nine-story reinforced concrete tower, clad in granite-aggregate precast concrete panels and topped by a 120...

High-Rise Embankments
Embankments reinforced with geosynthetic materials are being built at increasing heights. Any wall over 20 ft is still generally considered high, but embankments of 40 ft with near vertical...

Artificial Recharge to the Floridan Aquifer System, Orlando Area, Central Florida
Approximately 400 drainage wells exist in Orange County, central Florida. The rate of recharge through drainage wells is limited by the rate of surface flow to the wells; the hydraulic...

Freeway Analysis Using A Micro Version of FREQ
FREQ8PE is a freeway corridor simulation model. It is a batch processing mainframe program written in ASCII FORTRAN IV, which performs three basic functions: simulate freeway queueing,...

Fast Exit
A new runway to be built at Orlando International Airport in Florida has been designed with taxiway exits based on spiral geometry that give the pilot a gentle angle for exit and a graduated...

Stormwater Management in Orlando, Florida
Metropolitan Orlando, Florida contains 82 lakes and approximately 200 drainage wells which serve as ultimate outfall for stormwater runoff. The quality of the surface receiving waters...

Martin Marietta Complex
Great pains were taken to ensure the environmental integrity and beauty of the area surrounding this light manufacturing and office complex. Located near Orlando, Fla., some 80 percent...

The High-Tech Civils
Computers are entering virtually every aspect of our lives. Two civil engineers are easing the way computers enter the life of the engineer. Charles Miller, president of CLM/Systems, Orlando,...

Subarea Transportation Planning on Micros
This paper describes the adaptation of the regionwide travel forecasting models developed for the Orlando Urban Area Transportation Study (OUATS) for application at the subregion and subarea...

 

 

 

 

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