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Client: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District

Location: Palm Beach County, Florida

Arc Surveying and Mapping, Inc. was tasked by the Jacksonville District, US Army Corps of Engineers to provide surveying services on the easterly portion of Herbert Hoover Dike, Reach 1. The survey area of interest began at the Easterly toe of the existing dike and extended 500 foot landside. Cross sections of the existing dike were taken at 100 foot intervals for 22.2 miles. Data were collected at 50 foot maximum spacing and as necessary to define terrains, alignments and grade changes greater than 0.5 feet, and where roads and other feature alignments crossed through or ran adjacent to the survey area. Arc also located and detailed culverts, utilities, fences and other structures. Data were collected in strict compliance with ACOE manuals and standards and in compliance with State and Federal codes. Horizontal data were referenced to NAD 83 (2007) Florida State Plane, East Zone, US Survey feet. Elevations were referenced to the North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88). Cad files were provided in Microstation, Version 8 format and in compliance with ACOE cad standards.

Equipment Utilized:

  • R8 Trimble RTK Static GPS

  • Topcon GTS-250 Transect

  • TSC 2 Survey controllers

Specialized Experience/Relevance to this Project:

  • Large Scale Surveying & Mapping

  • RTK/GPS Horizontal and Vertical Control Documentation