A Computer System to Operate Coastal Structures
The Central and Southern Florida Flood Control Project (C&SF) was designed and built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and is operated and maintained by the South Florida Water...

Lake-Level Declines in Karst Lake During Droughts
Lake-level declines in Brooklyn Lake, a karst lake in north-central Florida, have been investigated. Below average rainfall, vertical leakage to the underlying aquifer system, declining...

A Lake Water Quality Management Model to Evaluate Stormwater Management
A research project was completed to develop a dynamic lake water quality management model for Lake Tarpon, a 10.3 km2, shallow lake in Central Florida....

A Sharp-Interface Salt Water Intrusion Code for Layered Aquifer Systems
This paper presents a quasi three dimensional, sharp-interface code that simulates salt water intrusion problems in layered aquifer systems. Efficient and robust numerical schemes make...

Application of a Density-Dependent Flow and Transport Model to a Coastal Aquifer System
A three-dimensional density-dependent groundwater flow and solute transport model for a coastal region in east-central Florida is presented. The model covers an area of approximately 2900...

Flow Augmentation in the Fenholloway River Basin
Methods to enhance water quality were examined in a north Florida river basin containing industrial wastewater effluent from a paper pulp mill. Streamflow augmentation was determined to...

Orange County Florida Landfill Dilute Leachate Wetland Treatment and Restoration System
The Orange County Landfill began operation in 1971 as an EPA demonstration project for the purpose of defining landfill operations in high groundwater table areas. To prevent groundwater...

Hurricane Andrew in South Florida: Preparing a Water Management System for Disaster
This paper analyzes Hurricane Andrew from its beginning as a tropical storm to the powerful force that it later became. The careful monitoring that took place throughout its transformation...

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...

Scour Around Bridge Piers in Oklahoma Streams in 1986
Historically, Oklahoma has received many severe rainfall and flooding events due to hurricanes hitting the coast of Florida and moving to the Gulf Coast area. One such event occurred during...

McCormick Bridge Scour Evaluation—A Case Study of a Tidal Bridge
Although the Federal Highway Authority has implemented procedures for bridge scour analysis in their HEC-18 publication, they do not indicate a procedure for scour depth determination...

Relocating a 54-Inch Diameter Force Main without Interrupting Wastewater Flow
The City of Tampa, Florida, was faced with the challenge of relocating three segments of an old 1372 mm (54-in.) diameter reinforced concrete pipe force main, totaling nearly a mile in...

Identifying Transportation Control Measures: a Straighforward Approach to Identifying Transportation Control Measures to Address Concerns with Air Quality
The 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) exemplify society's increasing environmental concern. Regions not attaining the CAAA requirements must develop methods to reduce the pollution....

Durability of Asphalt Mixture
Five asphalts were used in a laboratory testing program to establish a relationship between mixture properties and the binder properties. These five asphalts were used to make Florida...

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...

Jacksonville's ASE Crosses the River
After over three years of operation, the Jacksonville (Florida) Automated Skyway Express (Skyway) downtown people mover system is expanding. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA),...

The Role of APM in a Multi-Modal Transit System
In 1986, Miami became the first city in the United States to have an integrated Automated People Mover (APM) - Rapid Rail Transit (RRT) multi-modal system. In early 1992, a plan had been...

APMs at Tampa International Airport—A Story of Innovation
The Tampa International Airport has been at the forefront of integrating Automated People Movers into airport design for more than twenty years. The need for APM technology comes from...

Design and Construction of the Miami Metromover Extensions
Final design, right-of-way acquisition and construction of two extensions to the existing Downtown Miami Automated People Mover, known as the Metromover, began in September 1989. Millions...

Scheduling Principles of the Miami Metromover Project
Large and complex construction projects with many interfaces among multiple prime contractors present extraordinary challenges to the owner and project manager. Project management techniques...

 

 

 

 

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