A planning tool for preliminary assessment of transportation infrastructure vulnerable to current and future flooding


Project Documentation:

Phase 1, Completed December 2013

Development of a Geographic Information System (GIS) Tool for the Preliminary Assessment of the Effects of Predicted Sea Level and Tidal Change on Transportation Infrastructure, FDOT Contract # BDK75 977-63


Final Report 

Phase 2, Completed October 2015

Testing and Enhancement of the Florida Sea Level Scenario Sketch Planning Tool, FDOT Contract BDV31-932-1

Executive Summary

Final Report

User Guides & Tutorials:

Map Viewer User Guide
This is a detailed guide to step users through how to use the Map Viewer Version 2.

Data Guide
This guide explains the types of data included in the map viewer.

SLR Inundation Surface Calculator User Guide
This is a detailed guide on how to install and run the SLR Inundation Surface Calculator for ArcMap.

Webinar Recording about the Sketch Planning Tool from SustainableComm on Vimeo.

Data & Methods Used in this Project:

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE)

– Sea Level Change Curve Calculator:

– Circular EC 1165-2-12 – Sea Level Change Considerations for Civil Works Programs: EC_1165-2-212.pdf

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS)

– Tide gauge data – historic and current, Sea level trend data for each tide gauge: