HOMESTEAD K-8 SCHOOL DRAINAGE
CLIENTS: Palm Engineering Group / Calvin Giordano / Zyscovich Architects
Miami-Dade County Public Schools
LOCATION: Homestead, FL
ESTIMATED CIVIL CONSTRUCTION COST: $2,000,000
PROJECT DESCRIPTION / SCOPE OF WORK:
Ross Engineering was contracted as the civil wbe firm for the design and permitting of the paving, grading and drainage for the roads, parking lots, ball fields and basketball court on 15 acres. A storm sewer system was designed to collect and pre-treat the half inch dry pre-treatment water quality volume before overflowing to an onsite wetland mitigation area. Hydraulic pipe calculations and multiple storm event flood routines were performed to meet the flood control criteria of DERM and SFWMD. French drain piping with exfiltration rock trench and linear detention swales were utilized to treat the 1/2 inch water quality treatment volume requirements.Ross Engineering is a registered civil wbe with Miami-Dade County School BoardMiami-Dade County School Board Office of Economic Opportunity Mission Statement: The Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) promotes the economic development and growth of Small/Micro Business Enterprises and Minority/Women Business Enterprises through its certification program, community outreach programs, contract review and monitoring activities in addition to ongoing interaction with other municipal agencies, quasi-public agencies and the local marketplace. The OEO strives to ensure that local SBE’s, MBE’s, and M/WBE’s have the maximum opportunity to do business with the School Board of Miami-Dade County, Florida and to provide equal opportunity for all segments of the contracting community. The OEO currently operates under School Board Policy 6320.02. Ross Engineering is a civil wbe and is white female majority owned.