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  • FDOT District-Wide Environmental Support for Maintenance – FDA was recently awarded a five-year contract extension for FDOT District Seven’s Environmental Support for Maintenance.  This project involves the monitoring and maintenance management of 615 acres of the district’s 65 wetland mitigation sites.  Special projects include biological control of nuisance species such as Brazilian pepper, alligator weed, and air potato as well as milkweed plantings to promote monarch butterfly habitat. 
  • FDOT District-Wide Environmental Support for Construction – FDA was recently awarded a three-year contract extension for FDOT District Seven’s Environmental Support for Construction. The project includes permit compliance inspections and agency coordination for 38 active roadway, bridge, and mitigation area construction projects including I-275 Howard Frankland Bridge replacement over Tampa Bay, US 19 projects in Homosassa and Crystal River, I-75 Diverging-Diamond Interchange projects in Pasco and Hillsborough Counties, and Tampa Bay Regional Mitigation site.
  • FDA has again been ranked on the Zweig Group list of Best Firms to Work For. This award recognizes the AEC firms in the US and Canada based on their workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and much more. We want to thank everyone at FDA who makes it a great place to work.
  • District 7 District-Wide Gopher Tortoise Services – Over the course of this two-year contract, our environmental scientists will review projects, obtain FWC permits and protect or relocate tortoises on construction projects in District 7. This is work we are passionate about, and we are excited to continue working with the District to implement conservation measures for this listed species.
  • FDA won First place in the FDOT Love to Ride Challenge for companies with 20-49 employees with 1,286 miles cycled in March.
  • FDOT District 1 Continuing Services Resurfacing – We have been selected on the District One Continuing Services Resurfacing Design contract which is for $5M over five years, continuing our long history of partnering with District One.
  • Congratulations to our Maitland Engineers Arisse Caba and David Lopez for passing their PTOE exam.
  • Faller, Davis & Associates is proud to announce the promotion of Doug Petty to Office Leader / Traffic Services Technical Director.
  • Faller, Davis & Associates is proud to announce the promotion of Niki Cribbs to Chief Environmental Scientist / Environmental Services Technical Director.
  • Congratulations to Andrew Burke, Ben Hargis, and Zach Parisi for earning their Professional Traffic Operations Engineer (PTOE) certification.
  • PedSafe Phase II, FDOT District 5 – FDA was selected for this important project which will deploy connected vehicle infrastructure and other emerging technologies to improve vulnerable road user safe-ty. The project includes a safety/data analysis to determine installation locations, technology evaluation to determine equipment capabilities, systems engineering documentation, and ITS design.
  • Steven Schindler, PE, PTOE, has joined the Tampa Traffic group as a Traffic Engineer.
  • Scott Judson, PE, has joined the Tampa Highway and Drainage group as a Highway Engineer.
  • Danny Phaphilom has joined the Maitland Office as a CADD Technician.
  • Corey Martin has joined the Maitland Office as a CADD Technician.
  • Savanah Goodland has joined the Tampa Office as an Administrative Assistant.
  • US 27 from Shoreline Drive to Davis & Gaines Road Resurfacing in Highlands County, FDOT District 1 – The FDA Team was selected for this approximately 6.4 mile resurfacing project on US 27. The primary purpose is to extend the pavement life of the heavily traveled corridor while increasing safety and helping District 1 achieve “Toward Zero Deaths” by expanding connectivity for vulnerable users.
  • Tucker Ammerman has passed the Florida Professional Engineer exam.
  • Tia Norman has joined the Environmental group as a Senior Environmental Specialist.
  • Alexandria Stanley has passed the Florida Professional Engineer exam.
  • FDA is pleased to share Nick Spatola’s article “Using the System Manager Approach for Testing, Design and Integration of Connected Vehicle Technologies” which was published in the November 2020 edition of the Florida Engineering Society Journal.
  • Andrew Burke, David Lopez, Zach Parisi, and Isaiah Sadler have passed the Florida Professional Engineer exam.
  • FDA is celebrating 35 years as a consulting civil engineering firm (1985 to 2020)! Our team will continue to provide innovative solutions for transportation design and operations, planning, and environmental services in the years to come. And we look forward to strengthening our relationships with current clients and cultivating new ones.
  • FDA has been re-selected for the FDOT District 1 Traffic Operations Signal Timing – Continuing Services 5-year contract.
  •  Congratulations to Rich Jardim, PE, PTOE, for obtaining the Road Safety Professional (RSP1) certification! Earning this certification requires proficiency in the foundations of road safety principles, which are essential when making engineering decisions and recommendations that potentially impact the safety of the traveling public.
  • James Thorpe has joined the Tampa Highway and Drainage group as a Student Intern.
  • FDA has again been ranked on the Zweig Group list of Best Firms to Work For. This award recognizes the AEC firms in the US and Canada based on their workplace practices, employee benefits, employee retention rates, and much more. We want to thank everyone at FDA who makes it a great place to work.
  • Naje Habachi has passed the Florida Professional Engineer exam.
  • FDA hosted a Public Meeting for the US 98 John Singletary Bridge Reconstruction project. The project will enhance safety conditions and improve the movement and access across Peace River for motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists. FDA staff was joined by City of Fort Meade residents and local government officials who wished to gain insight about the project.
  • Miscellaneous Design Continuing Services, FDOT District 7 – FDA was awarded this five-year, task work order driven contract to provide design services for multiple projects within District 7. Projects may involve Complete Streets, RRR, minor intersection improvements, minor drainage improvements, intersection lighting, minor bridge replacement, value engineering studies, bus transit, trails, fast response, rest areas, operational improvements, and design build support.
  • Alan Eldridge, PE, has been promoted to Stormwater Services Technical Director in the Tampa Highway and Drainage Group.
  • Thuyen Tran has passed the Florida Professional Engineer exam.
  • Patty Christie, PE, has been promoted to Traffic Service Group Manager in the Tampa office.
  • Logan Barile, PE, has joined the FDA’s Tampa Highway & Drainage group as Highway Services Manager/Project Manager.
  • Nick Spatola, PE, PTOE, has graduated from the 2019 Florida Engineering Leadership Institute (FELI) program.
  • I-75/SR 93 from the Broward County Line to the Toll Booth in Collier County, FDOT District 1 – FDA was selected for this 49 mile 3R project on Alligator Alley. The primary purpose is to extend the service life of the pavement, improve safety, and decrease emergency response times by adjusting the median crossover locations.
  • John Ramon, EI, has joined FDA’s Tampa Traffic Group as a Junior Engineer.
  • Continuing Services Contract for Traffic Operations, FDOT District 5 – FDA was awarded the renewal of this task work order driven contract for conducting traffic operational/safety studies and plans preparation. The study recommendations and traffic designs from this five-year contract will help keep District 5’s roads operating safely and efficiently for all users.

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