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					TRANSPORTATION
                                                                                                                       PLANNING
     Engineering disciplines to meet all your transportation needs...                                                  EAC’s planning professionals assist our clients in developing and
     EAC Consulting, Inc. (EAC) offers a full range of Planning, Design, Construction Management and Program           implementing comprehensive and sustainable projects. We accomplish
                                                                                                                       this with the understanding of relationships between transportation, land
     Management services for transportation infrastructure.                                                            use, social activity and natural systems at the local and regional scale.
                                                                                                                       Our planning services include Project Development and Environment
                                                                                                                       Studies (PD&E) that satisfy the requirements of the National
     We provide clients with transportation experts for a variety of transportation projects, from traditional         Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Federal Highway Administration
                                                                                                                       (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA). Our related planning
     delivery methods to Design-Build and Public-Private Partnerships. Having fulfilled several small to large-scale
                                                                                                                       services feature Public Involvement, Geographic Information Systems
     capital improvements, EAC possesses the proven ability to incorporate innovation into any project, all while      (GIS), support for Grant Applications, support for Transit-Oriented
                                                                                                                       Development (TOD) Planning and support for FTA New Starts.
     bringing unparalleled value to our clients.


     Our reputation is built on providing quality service and client satisfaction.                                     Tamiami Canal Historic Swing Bridge PD&E
                                                                                                                       Florida Department of Transportation
                                                                                                                       Improvements to the historic swing bridge, which was structurally deficient and functionally obsolete, required extensive coordination with the State
                                                                                                                       Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), the United States Coast Guard and the FHWA. EAC’s Project Development and Environment Study considered
                                                                                                                       numerous alternatives with a focus on preserving the bridge’s historic significance and designation while also providing an improved transportation facility.
                                                                                                                       EAC’s robust public involvement program facilitated a well-received Locally Preferred Alternative, a new single-leaf bascule bridge with a four-lane,
                                                                                                                       undivided roadway alignment that satisfied the needs of the project. The existing bridge was relocated to a tributary of the Miami River where it will
                                                                                                                       connect two parks on either side of the river. The relocation was done in a manner that allowed the bridge to retain its historic designation.

                                   Planning                                               Tolling/ITS
                                                                                                                                                                                    MDX SR 836 Operational and Capacity Improvements
                                                                                                                                                                                    Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Florida
                                                                                                                                                                                    As General Engineering Consultant to MDX, EAC provides project management and
                                                                                                                                                                                    planning services to improve safety and capacity for the SR 836 corridor. SR 836 is the
                                                                                                                                                                                    busiest east-west corridor in Miami; the appropriate NEPA or State Environmental Impact
                                                                                                                                                                                    Reports were prepared for the following projects:

                                                                                          Construction                                                                              •	SR 836 Eastbound Auxiliary Lane between NW 57th Avenue and NW 42nd Avenue.

                                   Highways                                                                                                                                         •	SR 836 from NW 57th Avenue to NW 27th Avenue: State Environmental Impact Report and

                                                                                          Engineering
                                                                                                                                                                                      Interchange Modification Report for planned operational and capacity improvements.
                                                                                                                                                                                    •	SR 836 from the NW 17th Avenue interchange to the Midtown Interchange that includes
                                   & Bridges                                                                                                                                          SR 836, I-95 and I-395: Project Development and Environment Study with an Environmental

                                                                                          & Inspection                                                                                Assessment class of action and a System Interchange Modification Report.




                                                                                                                                                                                    NW 12th Avenue Bascule Bridge PD&E
                                                                                          Program                                                                                   Florida Department of Transportation

                                   Transit                                                                                                                                          The Project Development and Environment Study for the replacement of the functionally

                                                                                          Management
                                                                                                                                                                                    deficient NW 12th Avenue Bridge determined the bridge and some surrounding facilities
                                                                                                                                                                                    were eligible for the National Register of Historic Places. In accordance with NEPA and
                                                                                                                                                                                    FHWA, EAC coordinated and prepared the Section 4(f) documentation to allow for the
                                                                                                                                                                                    replacement of the existing bridge with appropriate measures to minimize harm to the
                                                                                                                                                                                    affected historic resources.

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HIGHWAYS
EAC considers a client’s objectives, scope and budget.
We then apply our proven expertise and quality
engineering services to create the most successful
project possible, from the rehabilitation of rural and
urban roadways to the design of major expressways
with complex interchanges. EAC’s transportation
professionals are skilled in the latest techniques for
providing project innovation that brings value
to our clients.
                                                                                                                                                       Florida Keys SR 5/Overseas Highway Resurfacing, Restoration and Rehabilitation Design (3R), Grassy Key
                                                                                                                                                       Florida Department of Transportation
                                                                                                                                                       EAC coordinated with FDEP, SFWMD and other permitting agencies to quickly finalize construction plans for this environmentally sensitive Florida
                                                                                                                                                       Keys project. We improved safety and accommodated a center two-way turn lane while achieving proper drainage and satisfying the environmental
                                                                                                                                                       permitting requirements. The design included an extension of a pedestrian/bicycle path as part of the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail.




                                                                                                                                                       Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
                                                                                                                                                       Terminal Access Roadways
                                                                                                                                                       Broward County Aviation Department, Florida                                              Overtown NW 3rd Avenue from
                                                                                                                                                       For this $70+ million project, EAC worked as part of a Design-Build team to              NW 8th Street to NW 14th Street
                                                                                                                                                       design phased maintenance of traffic construction plans, design several bridges          City of Miami, Florida
SR 90/US 41 Tamiami Trail Modified Water Deliveries                                                                                                    within the airport and perform drainage master planning and permitting services.         EAC’s engineering services for the streetscape
                                                                                                                                                       Coordination was key since roadway upgrades were performed in conjunction                improvements featured drainage, piping upgrades, utility
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers/Florida Department of Transportation, Florida Everglades National Park                                                    with terminal, landside and airside facilities improvements to accommodate the           coordination, permitting and maintenance of traffic services
EAC designed this project to restore water flow to Florida’s Everglades. Our team of structural engineers developed plans for the construction of a
                                                                                                                                                       project’s expedited schedule.                                                            for this critical urban corridor.
one-mile bridge to improve water flow into the park. We designed and prepared highway plans to raise, by over-building or reconstructing, an 11-mile
section of Tamiami Trail (including the aforementioned one-mile bridge). This $85+ million project also included safety, drainage and
other improvements.




                                                                             NW 5th Street Bridge Replacement
                                                                             over the Miami River
                                                                             Florida Department of Transportation
                                                                             EAC led the roadway design services for this five-lane, double-leaf
                                                                             bascule bridge project. The urban environment required an innovative
                                                                             geometric design to accommodate an increased vertical clearance                                                                                               I-95/Spanish River Boulevard Interchange
                                                                             for this bridge over the Miami River. At the same time, we minimized                                                                                          Florida Department of Transportation
                                                                             impacts to the approach roadway, intersections on either side of the                                                                                          EAC will design a new interchange at Spanish River Boulevard
                                                                             bridge and adjacent properties. EAC also upgraded the corridor to                                                                                             in Boca Raton. The ultimate configuration, a full three-level
                                                                             comply with current ADA requirements.                                                                                                                         interchange, will improve safety and capacity in the area.

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BRIDGES
The experience of EAC’s structural engineers covers
a wide range of bridge types that include minor and
major bridges in steel or concrete, as well as segmental
concrete bridges. EAC engineers provide their expertise
in structural engineering to derive the most innovative
and cost-effective designs. They also consider
geometrics, aesthetics, community, environment and
                                                                                                                                                          Port of Miami Tunnel Peer Review
any appropriate historic preservation requirements, to                                                                                                    Florida Department of Transportation
implement projects that satisfy the needs of our clients.                                                                                                 The Port of Miami Tunnel project, part of a $1 billion Public-Private Partnership, will connect SR A1A/MacArthur Causeway to Dodge Island via a
                                                                                                                                                          subaqueous tunnel. Direct access between the seaport and highways I-395 and I-95 will create another entry to the Port of Miami, improve downtown
                                                                                                                                                          traffic flow and function as an integral component of a larger program incorporating operational improvements to SR 836, the I-95 interchange and I-395.
                                                                                                                                                          EAC provides peer reviews for constructing the Port’s new Control Building, replacing the bridge to Dodge Island and widening the MacArthur Causeway
                                                                                                                                                          Bridge as required for the project.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Airport Rental Car Facility
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Broward County Aviation Department, Florida
                                                                                                                                                          Moss Park Bridge Widening                                                                   EAC designed a system of seven bridges to serve the new
                                                                                                                                                          Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority, Florida                                         Consolidated Rental Car facility. Structure types included

NW 97th Avenue Bridge over SR 836                                                                                                                         EAC provided bridge and miscellaneous structures design services for widening
                                                                                                                                                          the existing SR 417 bridges over Moss Park Road. This expansion project will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      AASHTO beam bridges, as well as bridges comprised of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      precast floor beams that frame into upturned edge beams.
Miami-Dade County Public Works, Florida                                                                                                                   accommodate future traffic demands caused by the construction of the proposed               The substructure of the busway bridges was designed to
EAC provided design services for this 1100-foot, AASHTO Type VI beam bridge over SR 836. The project also included roadway plans, retaining walls,        interchange at Moss Park Road.                                                              support a future automated people mover system.
signalization and lighting. The bridge’s prominence required the implementation of aesthetic treatments and a color palette for the concrete surfaces.




                                                                    Meridian Avenue Improvements
                                                                    Florida Department of Transportation
                                                                    FTBA Best in Construction
                                                                    FICE Engineering Excellence Award
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 SR 836 Toll Plaza Improvements
                                                                    This bridge replacement project received an FTBA Best in Construction Award                                                                                                  Bridges & Retaining Walls
                                                                    and a FICE Engineering Excellence Award. The project required coordination with                                                                                              Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Florida
                                                                    the adjacent Holocaust Memorial to incorporate aesthetic treatments. The bridge                                                                                              EAC performed bridge design for the SR 836 exit-ramp bridges
                                                                    design integrated a drilled-shaft substructure with a cast-in-place superstructure                                                                                           over Lawrence Canal, NW 22nd Avenue and NW 17th Avenue.
                                                                    and utilized 3-D finite element analysis to develop the loading and design for this                                                                                          Miscellaneous design services included MSE walls and
                                                                    curved structure.                                                                                                                                                            cast-in-place retaining walls.

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TRANSIT                                                                                                                                                        TOLLING/ITS
A well designed and implemented transit system reduces                                                                                                         Tolling and ITS offer convenience and customer service
gasoline consumption, eases traffic congestion, offers                                                                                                         on tollways and expressways. EAC plans, designs
increased mobility options and improves air quality.                                                                                                           and implements solutions that allow agencies to
EAC provides civil engineering, structural engineering                                                                                                         communicate with road users through ITS and deliver
and systems engineering services associated with the                                                                                                           conveniences such as Open Road Tolling.
planning, design, management and implementation
of transit systems. EAC also provides program
management and program management oversight
services for these facilities.




Orange Line Phase 3
East-West Corridor
Miami-Dade Transit, Florida                                                                                                                                    Open Road Tolling (ORT) Conversion
As part of a Program Management Contract with Miami-Dade Transit,
EAC has provided project management and technical support staff for                                                                                            Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Florida
corridor planning and preliminary engineering, as well as the development                                                                                      As General Engineering Consultant to MDX, EAC provided Construction Management oversight on the Design-Build of MDX’s first conversion from
of environmental documents. The project consists of over 10 miles of                                                                                           traditional toll plazas to full open road tolling. Florida’s first fully operational system of cashless tolled roads continues to have on-time openings
fixed guideway extension of the existing Metrorail System and includes                                                                                         thanks to EAC’s significant coordination with ITS engineers and vendors, aggressive contractor schedule, frequent plans reviews with engineers and high
the AirportLink project.                                                                                                                                       level of Quality Control.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                          SR 836 Extension
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ORT Improvements and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bi-Directional Toll Plaza
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Miami-Dade
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Expressway Authority, Florida
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          EAC provided Construction
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Management services on this major
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Design-Build highway project, the
SFRTA General Engineering Consultant                                         Metrorail AirportLink                                                                                                                        first Open Road Tolling expressway in
South Florida Regional Transportation Authority (SFRTA)                      Miami-Dade Transit, Florida                                                                                                                  Miami-Dade County. The extension
As General Engineering Consultant to SFRTA, EAC provides on-call             This elevated Metrorail extension features a multilevel Miami International                                                                  project included ITS services,
professional services that run the full spectrum of engineering              Airport Station that provides passengers with a central transfer point to                                                                    conventional bridges, steel bridges,
disciplines and delivery methods.                                            different modes of transportation. During the design phase, EAC provided                                                                     tolling gantry structures and
                                                                             project management and systems engineering services for this $526 million,                                                                   noise walls.
                                                                             2.4-mile heavy rail extension of the People’s Transportation Plan, which will
                                                                             improve regional transit connectivity.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Dynamic Message
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sign Replacement
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Florida Department of Transportation           MDX ITS Services
                                                              Miami International Airport North Terminal Sky Train                                                                                                        This Design-Build effort replaced 13           Miami-Dade
                                                              Miami-Dade Aviation Department, Florida                                                                                                                     Dynamic Message Signs and associated           Expressway Authority, Florida
                                                              For the North Terminal Development Program, EAC provided analysis and design of the                                                                         equipment. As the lead design firm,            As part of the General Engineering
                                                              structural system for a high-level, rooftop people-mover system above the mile-long concourse.                                                              EAC provided structural and roadway            Consultant to MDX, EAC provides Intelligent
                                                              Because of the precision required, close coordination with the APM electrical systems and                                                                   engineering services for the new               Transportation Systems (ITS) Oversight and
                                                              vehicle manufacturers was critical during design and construction of this facility. EAC also                                                                structural support infrastructure and          Contract Administration Services for all of
                                                              performed construction oversight services for the guideway.                                                                                                 maintenance of traffic.                        the ITS-related installation projects.

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CONSTRUCTION                                                                                                                                             PROGRAM
ENGINEERING &                                                                                                                                            MANAGEMENT
INSPECTION                                                                                                                                               EAC performs program management services as an
                                                                                                                                                         extension of client staff by providing the most qualified
                                                                                                                                                         resources for each required position. We are a
EAC understands the importance of constructing                                                                                                           leading Program Management Consultant and have the
projects according to contract documents and                                                                                                             experience and resources to successfully develop and
delivering them on time, under budget and in a                                                                                                           manage various aspects of a client’s work program.
quality manner. This understanding is at the center
of our approach to construction management and
construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services.

                                                                                                                                                         MDX General Engineering Consultant
                                                                                                                                                         Miami-Dade Expressway Authority (MDX), Florida
                                                                                                                                                         As General Engineering Consultant (GEC) to one of the nation’s leading
                                                                                                                                                         toll agencies, EAC oversees MDX’s multimillion-dollar, five-year
Tamiami Trail Culverts Reconstruction                                                                                                                    work program. The MDX system features 33.6 miles of expressways, for
                                                                                                                                                         which we provide construction management services, project development
South Florida Water Management District/Florida Department of Transportation                                                                             and program controls in accordance with the Authority’s trust indenture.
EAC provided construction engineering and inspection services to SFWMD and FDOT on this 16-mile project, which extends from the intersection of          The work program includes implementation of cashless open road tolls,
US 41 and CR 92 eastward to the intersection of US 41 and SR 29. The project included the construction of 17 new culverts under the Tamiami Trail        expansion of the MDX system and mobility improvements for the
and milling and resurfacing of approximately eight miles of roadway.                                                                                     traveling public.




                                                                                                        District Six Miscellaneous CEI
                                                                                                        Florida Department of Transportation
                                                                                                        EAC provided construction management
                                                                                                        personnel for miscellaneous construction
                                                                                                        engineering and inspection (CEI) projects                                                                                   Program Management Consultant
                                                                                                        undertaken by the Florida Department                                                                                        Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
                                                                                                        of Transportation. On an as-needed basis,
                                                                                                        EAC supplied field personnel who worked                                                                                     and North Perry Airport
                                                                                                        under the supervision of FDOT personnel                                                                                     Broward County Aviation Department, Florida
                                                                                                        to supervise construction activities by the                                                                                 This airport expansion program included new construction and
                                                                                                        Department’s contractors. EAC staff also                                                                                    rehabilitation to airside and landside facilities. As part of the program
                                                                                                        reviewed plans to verify constructability.                                                                                  management team for the airport’s expansion program, EAC delivered
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    a wide range of design, master planning, construction management and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    program controls services.


                                                                                                        Pine Island Road from Oakland
Sunrise Boulevard from                                                                                  Park Boulevard to NW 57th Street
Hiatus Road to Pine Island Road                                                                         Broward County
Broward County                                                                                          Public Works Department, Florida
Public Works Department, Florida
Construction management services for this
                                                                                                        EAC provided roadway design and                                                                                             Program Management Consultant for the
                                                                                                        construction management services for the
1.5-mile segment featured widening and                                                                  construction of a new six-lane roadway.                                                                                     People’s Transportation Plan
resurfacing, drainage and permitting.                                                                   The project also included the replacement                                                                                   Miami-Dade Transit, Florida
EAC engineers worked with the                                                                           of a large, deteriorating, spiral-welded steel                                                                              EAC joined the team of consultants to provide program management and
contractor to keep ahead of the target                                                                  water main. This Joint Project Agreement                                                                                    engineering services for this $7.5 billion program. We performed project
date by three months and deliver below                                                                  between the City of Sunrise and Broward                                                                                     management, systems engineering, civil/structural engineering, technical
the original bid price.                                                                                 County required extensive coordination.                                                                                     support and program controls.

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