Close-up view of a box culvert constructed at Cascades Park during soil remediation project - Tallahassee, Florida

Close-up view of a box culvert constructed at Cascades Park during soil remediation project - Tallahassee, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/14236
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  • Close-up view of a box culvert constructed at Cascades Park during soil remediation project - Tallahassee, Florida

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  • PR20743

Year

  • 2006

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General Note

  • The Cascades was where two Florida delegates, one traveling from St. Augustine and the other from Pensacola, met and camped. Thereafter, this site was determined to be the mid-point between Florida's first two cities, and was designated the state capital.
  • Discarded coal tar from a nearby city operated gas plant contaminated the soil. Over 70,000 tons of impacted soil is contracted to be excavated from the former manufactured gas plant and surrounding area while three inches of sediment from within the entire Cascades Creek channel will be removed for transport to an EPA-approved landfill.
  • 55 concrete box culverts spanning 18 feet across and 9 feet high (Each box weighing 43,700 pounds or approximately 22 tons) will be placed as part of the stormwater management portion of the project to protect against flooding.

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Physical Description

  • 1 digital image - col.

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