AuthorFlamm, Jayme Lynn
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PublisherThe University of Arizona.
DescriptionGroup project with Amy Forsythe, Benjamin Mitchell, Matthew O’brien, Jessica Jibrin, Ethan Schuchmacher, David Araiza, Erik Petersen, Chengkai Lim, and Absalon Pineda
AbstractThe project of the improvement of Speedway Boulevard from Camino De Oeste Wash to Painted Hills was a group effort comprised of 10 senior undergraduates in the college of Civil and Architectural Engineering and Mechanics. The project involved an analysis of the current site situation, a selection of goal criteria with the final project, and an engineering of the site in the following disciplines: Construction, Environmental, Traffic, Water and Drainage Systems, Geotechnical, Structural Analysis, and Roadway Design. In the thesis report you will observe a title page and a summarization of each discipline-specific work following. Some key aspects of the project included submitting it to a hypothetical grading scale called Envision, for which our team met the highest achievement of Platinum in sustainable design that creates a positive impact on the community. Additionally, the design of the improvement included the addition of a multi-use pathway allowing residents of the area to have more opportunities for alternative travel methods such as biking and walking, benefitting the health of the residents and the environment as well. While Pima County is working on this project in a real-world setting, our solutions are hypothetical only and will not be implemented to the current project.