Unleashing the Flow

by Jack Chenettler, P.E., Vice Pres.; PBS&J, Miami, FL,
Eugene Yerkes, P.E., Assoc. Vice Pres.; PBS&J, Jacksonville Florida Ofc., Jacksonville, FL,
Scott Burch, P.E., Proj. Engr.; Jacksonville District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, FL,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 2003, Vol. 73, Issue 6, Pg. 70-75

Document Type: Feature article


A 70-year-old, two-lane roadway that stretches from Miami to Tamp Bay is impeding the flow of water through the Everglades. By studying eight possible solutions in detail, engineers determined the best way to restore much of the flow without having to sacrifice this scenic route.

Subject Headings: Water flow | Traffic management | Highways and roads | Bays

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