Orlando Citrus Bowl Renovation:
Newest Large Stadium to be Built in Florida
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
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
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 Countys 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:
May 2009: Stabilizing the I-4/ Maitland
Blvd. Interchange Sinkhole
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.
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:
Construction Materials Testing
541380 - Testing Laboratories
541360 - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services
541620 - Environmental Consulting Services