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Elevated Walkway

Calvert Vaux Park

Tidal Salt Marsh

(Coordination with Master Plan)

Outdoor Classroom
VE
SEY A
CROP

A conceptual site plan
showing potential flood
protection alignment and
ecological enhancement
opportunities for Coney
Island Creek in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Habitat Enhanced Shoreline
Current + Ongoing
Fishing Pier
Habitat Enhanced Shoreline
Wide Open Barrier

(Closed only during storm events)
AV
BAYVIEW

U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS

W 21 St

AVE

W 23 St

NEPTUNE

W 24 St

Elevated Walkway

ever. Future storms, even high tides, could adversely impact many
areas-particularly south Florida and New York City. Westerhof
says that it's important to think about projects in a fundamentally
different way. There's a need to use "interdependency planning"
methods that have demonstrated considerable success in Europe.
The approach factors in the numerous stakeholders and assets supporting regional functions in a project and looks for ways to deliver
the maximum benefit to various groups. This includes identifying
innovative ways to finance and build projects by rethinking how
they are designed and used. "It's about creating stakeholder buy-in
and community buy-in," he explains.

W 22 St

Path

W 19 St

Line of Protection
W 20 St

ARCADIS

E

Legend

A good example of this approach is the Bay Park Sewage
Treatment Plant that serves about 1 million residents of Nassau County in Long Island. After the hurricane, the facility was
submerged in more than 8 feet of water and knocked out of
operation. Arcadis worked closely with public authorities and the
community to design and build a new 60-acre site that encompassed a $1 billion flood defense system. Engineers constructed a
2-mile levy system that incorporates concrete and earthen walls, an
upgraded electrical system and floodgates to ensure that the facility
can withstand a future storm. The project, completed in August
2016, also includes a bike path and a park where families and

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is building two sections of a sea wall and rebuilding portions
of the Atlantic City, N.J., boardwalk along the Absecon Inlet. The project is designed to reduce
damage from coastal storms.



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Engineering Inc - September/October 2017

Engineering Inc - September/october 2017
Contents
From Acec to You
Market Watch
Legislative Action
Eye on The Storm
Boost Profits, Reduce Loss
Innovations in Airport Design
Future Looks Bright for Vr
The Legend of Gridlock Sam
Focus on Philanthropy
Guest Column
Mergers and Acquisitions
Members in the News
Business Insights
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Intro
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Engineering Inc - September/october 2017
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Cover2
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Contents
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 2
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 3
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - From Acec to You
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 5
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Market Watch
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 7
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Legislative Action
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 9
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Eye on The Storm
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 11
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 12
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 13
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 14
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 15
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 16
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 17
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Boost Profits, Reduce Loss
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 19
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 20
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 21
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 22
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Innovations in Airport Design
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 24
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 25
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 26
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 27
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 28
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 29
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Future Looks Bright for Vr
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 31
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Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 37
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - The Legend of Gridlock Sam
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 39
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Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 41
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Focus on Philanthropy
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Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Guest Column
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Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Mergers and Acquisitions
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 51
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 52
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Members in the News
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 54
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - 55
Engineering Inc - September/October 2017 - Business Insights
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