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Orlando Citrus Bowl Renovation:
Newest Large Stadium to be Built in Florida

Citrus Bowl

90% of the existing stadium will be replaced with brand new construction: 65,000+ seating, brand new lower bowl seating, a 10,000 sq ft party deck, 1,000 suite seats, 20 midfield loge boxes, club space with 6,000 seats; GEC is providing the geotechnical engineering to the HNTB team

Watch Video of Citrus Bowl Beam Signing

GEC GOAA EXPERIENCE
Orlando International Airport

GOAA

GEC will provide geotechnical engineering services to the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) under the Civil Engineer contract for the planned OIA South Terminal Automated People Mover(APM) Complex, as well as geotechnical engineering for the new parking garage.

SunRail Commuter Rail Launches in Spring 2014

SunRail Commuter Rail
GEC is proud to be a member of the design team for SunRail, now beginning design of Phase II. GEC provided geotechnical engineering and contamination assessment for SunRail Phase I, which included a 31-mile alignment and 12 stations linking Debary to south Orlando.

 

Lake Nona Medical City

GEC provided the geotechnical engineering services for the Sanford/Burnham Medical Research Institute which opened its doors on October 8, 2009. The Burnham is the anchor tenant for the Lake Nona Medical City, located southeast of the Orlando International Airport. GEC provided construction materials testing services for the Medical City roadway infrastructure including Tavistock Boulevard, Weller Boulevard,Veterans Way, Nemours Parkway East  and West, and Exploration Way.In addition GEC provided both geotechnical engineering and construction materials testing for Osceola County’s Narcoossee Road widening, which will serve as the southern gateway to the Medical City.


The Sanford/Burnham Medical Research Institute
Largest LEED-Gold certified independent scientific facility in FL.

Representative GEC LEED-certified projects include:

Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
OUC Reliable Plaza
UCF Performing Arts Center
City of Orlando Lake Nona Fire Station No. 15
UCF Wellness and Recreation Center Expansion


NPDES Compliance Services

GEC provides NPDES compliance services for large and small public infrastructure projects in Central Florida. GEC staff also provides technical workshops for dewatering discharge compliance for public agencies and private clients.  To learn more, please contact Lydia Wing or Joseph Governale, P.G. or call  407-898-1818.

PDH CREDIT AVAILABLE:
GEC provides professional development hours (PDHs) as a continuing education provider approved by the Board of Professional Engineers. The continuing education courses provide 2 to 4 PDHs per course.


GEC in the News:
FES Journal May 2009: Stabilizing the I-4/ Maitland
Blvd. Interchange Sinkhole

Unique Challenges...
Met by Unique Abilities

GEC has provided engineering support services for transit, mobility and land development projects throughout Florida for the past 21 years. 

Currently, GEC is providing geotechncial engineering and environmental consulting services for the final design of SunRail commuter rail, Phases I and II from Deland to Poinciana. GEC is the Geotechnical Engineer of Record and Contamination Consultant for all 17 SunRail commuter rail stations.  GEC is primed to assist development teams with Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) efforts along the Sunrail corridor.

GEC services for TOD include geotechnical engineering, contamination assessment and construction materials testing for station structures, retail and mixed-use buildings, roadways, parking and stormwater management.

With offices in Orlando (since 1991) and Kissimmee (since 2003), GEC core services include subsurface investigations and borings, foundation design recommendations, hydrogeology and groundwater modeling, stormwater design, ground penetrating radar survey and construction materials testing services. GEC environmental consulting services include Phase I and Phase II contamination site assessments and screenings, as well as environmental drilling (direct-push).

GEC Land Development services include support for the DRI application process as well as site preparation including utilities, roadway and infrastructure master planning.

Representative GEC project assignments include Orlando’s planned Creative Village, a major 68-acre downtown Orlando redevelopment slated as the home for high-tech, digital media and creative industry companies and the continuation of design for the Wekiva Parkway for both the FDOT and the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority. Representative GEC design/build projects for FDOT include I-4 Widening at the St. Johns’ River, John Young Parkway Extension from Shader Road to SR 424 and the I-95/US 192 Interchange in Volusia County.

GEC benchmark structures experience include the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute at Lake Nona, the Plaza Towers/Downtown Orlando, the OUC Reliance Plaza Headquarters, University of Central Florida  Performing Arts Center and UCF Arena, the Vue at Lake Eola, CNL Tower I, Embassy Suites Downtown Orlando Hotel and the Jacksonville Federal Courthouse Building.

 

NEW GEC Certifications:

SBE with FDOT

LDB with GOAA

SSBE with OOCEA

SBE with SFWMD

Recent Project Awards:

Osceola Expressway Authority Poinciana Parkway

Seminole County New Oxford Road

GOAA South APM Complex Civil Support

GOAA South Terminal Garage/Structural

FDOT Wekiva Parkway, Segments 3B and 2C

City of Orlando Continuing Geotech Services

City of Kissimmee Continuing Geotech Services

 

GEC Wekiva Parkway Experience:

GEC staff has worked on the Wekiva Parkway for the past 7 years, starting with the OOCEA PD&E Study led by CH2MHill. Over the years, GEC has become intimately familiar with geotechnical conditions and contamination status along the alignment. We are currently providing geotechnical investigation and contamination assessment services for Wekiva Parkway Line and Grade Contract No. 1 led by HNTB for FDOT. GEC is also on the HNTB team for Wekiva Parkway Section 1A (SR 429-202), the first Wekiva Parkway section to be designed and constructed by OOCEA.

 

GEC CORE SERVICES:

Geotechnical Engineering

Environmental Consulting

Construction Materials Testing

Ground Penetrating Radar

 

WHAT'S NEW...

NAICS Codes

541380 - Testing Laboratories

541360 - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services

541620 - Environmental Consulting Services

 

Geotechnical and Environmental Consultants, Inc.
919 Lake Baldwin Lane, Orlando, FL32814
Phone: (407) 898-1818 Fax: (407) 898-1837
Initial Contact: cjwilliams@g-e-c.com

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