ACOE Indirect Impact Guidance Being Put on Hold

While recent talk about the U.S. Army Corps (ACOE) permitting has revolved around the revised definition for Waters of the United States (WOTUS) another recent permitting change here in the Jacksonville District (Florida) has flown under most radars.  In August 2014, the ACOE issued guidance on evaluating Indirect/Secondary Effects on WOTUS and unless you’ve had a project reviewed under this …

Estancia at Wiregrass | WRA

After the successful design and permitting of Phase 1 of Estancia at Wiregrass, including 200 acres of 300 single family homes, and a 7-acre Amenity Center, WRA began engineering design for Standard Pacific Homes (StanPac) on the next 500 acres of Estancia. The project includes design and permitting for buildout of 840 additional homes covering over 500 acres, including all associated …

The Mall at University Town Center | WRA

The new 880,000 square foot Mall at University Town Center opened its doors on Oct. 16th. The $315 million mall features more than 100 stores, including Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s and Dillards, with the goal of reaching 120 by Thanksgiving. WRA was the civil engineering firm responsible for the design and permitting of the mall, located at the corner of …