Old 1943 bombing range, on Lee Vista road Orlando Florida?
Here we go again people, bombs under building!
Guess what was built just off of Lee-Vista Road?
My new hospital the V.A. Hospital in Orlando, still being built as we speak!
400 live bombs later, fallout is not over
Rich McKay Sentinel Staff Writer
January 20th 2016
Two years ago this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced cleanup of a middle school and southeast Orlando community built on a former World War II-era bombing range. The corps’ search of the tranquil neighborhood uncovered decades-old bombs, rockets, bullets and grenades — and even an old Jeep — buried beneath the homes’ sodded lawns and the school’s track. Since then, residents in subdivisions along Lee Vista Boulevard periodically have had to evacuate their homes while piles of munitions were detonated. And property values have plunged even faster than the rest of the fractured real-estate market. The Army Corps has finished its cleanup at Odyssey Middle School. As the action moves to the courtroom, here’s a look at where it stands:
The Orange County school district’s lawsuit last week against two engineering firms that examined the Odyssey Middle School site is just the latest litigation concerning the former bombing range.
Posted: 6:09 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012
Developer wants to build on old Lee Vista bomb range
ORLANDO, Fla. —
A developer wants to build an apartment complex on the old Pine Castle bombing range, where hundreds of bombs were discovered.
Orlando may allow apartments on old bombing range
Bombs and debris found by the Army Corps of Engineers at Odyssey Middle School during school break are piled on the track at the school in 2008. (Courtesy of Army Corps of Engineers)
Bombs and debris found by the Army Corps of Engineers at Odyssey…
7:05 p.m. EST, November 15, 2012|
By Mark Schlueb, Orlando Sentinel
Orlando City Hall is considering a zoning change to allow apartments on part of an old bombing range where tons of World War II-era munitions were uncovered a few years ago.
As many as 290 multifamily units would be allowed if a land-use change is approved by the City Council. The property is part of Beltway Commerce Center in southeast Orlando, where State Road 417 meets Lee Vista Boulevard.
Homeowners near former bombing range settle suit for $1.2 million
Newport homeowners settle 3-year case against The Ryland Group
February 17, 2011|By Eloísa Ruano González, Orlando Sentinel
A class-action lawsuit against a homebuilder in the area of a former World War II-era bombing range in southeast Orlando is the first of more than dozen like it to be settled.
Homeowners in Newport, a subdivision on and near the former Pinecastle Jeep Range off Lee Vista Boulevard, last week settled their three-year case against builder The Ryland Group Inc., for $1.2 million.