City of Bristol Stormwater Project

City of Bristol Stormwater Project

FBPE investigators conducted an educational site visit to a civil engineering project in Bristol, Fla., on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. A segment of the city’s stormwater drainage system had begun to deteriorate prior to Hurricane Michael, but heavy rains from the October storm washed out a large portion of the system and part of a street.

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South Miami Hospital Clinical Expansion

One of FBPE’s Investigators conducted a site visit of the South Miami Hospital clinical expansion project with the cooperation of project manager from Arellano Construction Co., general contractor for this project. The expansion will consist of a 96,000-square-foot addition that will provide for an expanded emergency department, and new surgery suite consisting of 20 operating rooms with support space.

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Florida State University Wellness Center

FBPE investigators went to the future location of Florida State University’s Wellness Center to examine part of the concrete-pouring process. The facility when completed will include expanded student health spaces: exam rooms, dental exams, eye exams, x-ray, and a laboratory, plus administrative and clinical support spaces.

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CDS Manufacturing Inc. Concrete Plant

FBPE investigators completed a tour of the CDS Concrete Plant located in Gretna that included observing each step of their processes, such as how concrete is mixed, use of lime baths, sump testing, and the pouring of pre-stressed beams.

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Live Oak Waste Water Facility

FBPE investigators toured the Live Oak wastewater reclamation facility after some recent upgrades that included site development, a pre-treatment structure with mechanical “bar screen”¬†treatment process tankage, clarifiers, filters, chemical feed, emergency generator, electrical, instrumentation, high service pump station, solids dewatering, and aerobic digestor.

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Cascades Re-Development Project

The redevelopment of the Cascades area, is a multi-million-dollar project that entails a greenway plan for a 5.2-mile corridor through downtown Tallahassee. The park details consist of planning for trails, park, and greenway amenities in combination with a stormwater retrofit master plan.

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Florida State University College Town

Situated in the heart of the Gaines Street revitalization area, between the Florida State University campus and the ongoing roadway construction, an area marked by old under-used warehouses and other structures that stands as a reminder of days long gone in the Capital City’s history is to be remade into a “little town within a city.”

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