Sep 05, 2018

2018-2019 Case Book

The I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project in Orlando, Fla., is one of the largest transportation projects in the U.S., and the largest highway project in Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) history. The repair, improvement and replacement of a 21-mile…
A hospital in Syracuse, N.Y., used a custom solution by EJ to solve a problem with storm drains in an aging parking deck. “This is an active parking deck with a constant flow of emergency vehicles, and our construction windows were short,” said Jim…
The city of Rosemère, Quebec, Canada, has problems with sewer overflows during large rain events. Over the past few years, the city implemented many storm water projects to help resolve these problems. One such project is the three-layer retention…
In 2012, Long Branch, N.J., was one of many coastal communities that experienced severe flooding during Hurricane Sandy. As water levels rose in Long Branch during the hurricane, the drainage system became susceptible to flow reversals. “One of the…
Fort Drum, N.Y., a 25.4-sq-mile U.S. military reservation and census-designated place, includes several towns. Aging infrastructure supporting military and residential activities requires ongoing maintenance and rehabilitation projects. A recent project…
On Feb. 10, 2018, at a large Midwestern city’s wastewater treatment plant on the Great Lakes, operators noticed what appeared to be wastewater coming out of the ground near the high-level junction structure. The structure consists of 48-, 60-, 78- and 90…
With nearly 10 million people living in Los Angeles County, each resident's contribution to storm water trash pollution adds up quickly and creates an environmental impact. In the county, approximately 100 million gal of contaminated water and debris…
The El Toro Marine Corps Air Station in Irvine, Calif., was built in 1942. To build the runway and roadways to aid base operations, a mixed open culvert was constructed to sit atop the Agua Chinon Creek. The base then was decommissioned and sold for…
Much of the pollution in the nation’s waterways comes from everyday materials, such as fertilizers, pesticides, motor oil and household chemicals. Rainwater washes these substances from streets, yards and driveways into storm drains. Studies have shown…
After Hurricane Sandy swept through the Atlantic coast in 2012, there was significant damage from flooding. A Brooklyn, N.Y., luxury car dealership lost a protective bulkhead and land, and sustained substantial damage to its 2.5-acre asphalt parking lot…
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