Mike Alfieri Launches Academic Textbook on the Karst Systems of Florida

Mike Alfieri, P.G.’s, academic textbook, The Karst Systems of Florida: Understanding Karst in a Geologically Young Terrain, which he authored along with Dr. Sam Upchurch, P.G., Dr. Tom Scott, P.G., Dr. Beth Fratesi, and Dr. Tom Dobecki, P.G., was published by Springer International and officially released October 2018 in hardcopy and e-Book formats. Using the State of Florida as their laboratory, …

Earthwork Begins at The Preserve at South Branch

Earthwork begins at The Preserve at South Branch. Over 700 acres of mixed use development. As part of Phase 1 DR Horton is constructing 313 single family and townhomes. Access improvements are being made at SR54 and South Branch Boulevard is being constructed north 1/2 mile into Phase 1. Master stormwater management ponds are being constructed along with water, reclaimed …

WRA Is Now Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles For Ecological Services

WRA’s environmental team commenced work on a Charlotte Harbor Estuary Program (CHNEP) grant to perform a wading bird nest survey using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) throughout the upland-cut canals in the City of North Port. While the survey results will be a useful update to the previous wading bird nest survey data (last collected by the FWC in the 1990s) …

Guy Harvey Outpost Resort Tarpon Springs Civil Engineering

Tarpon Springs Civil Engineering – Guy Harvey Outpost Resort WRA Engineering is excited to announce our civil engineering support of the new Guy Harvey Outpost Resort. Dr. Guy Harvey, the famous Florida marine artist, scientist and conservation advocate is teaming with Elite Resorts (an RV campground manager and developer) to break ground this summer on this environmentally-friendly resort which features …

Waterset School in Apollo Beach – Charter School Engineering Florida

Charter School Engineering – Apollo Beach, Florida WRA Engineering is excited to announce the opening of Waterset Charter School in Apollo Beach, Florida. WRA was critical in the civil engineering and permitting to complete this project on time so that this brand new school can start the 2017-2018 year off right! The founding principal is Ms. Sara Capwell. Ms. Capwall …

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 …