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Landfill Scale House (Zemel Road)

Project Description

The scale house at the Zemel Road Landfill is currently a trailer nearing end of expected usable lifecycle. Additionally, not compliant with the County's Ordinance of not utilizing trailers as permanent operations. The project would move the physical location of the scale house and its ancillary functions of a convenience center and household hazardous waste. The project will also streamline the flow and control of traffic in and out of the landfill.

Project Location

29751 Zemel Road, Punta Gorda

Project Impacts


Latest Updates

Certificate of Occupancy was issued on November 27, 2023.


Phase Cost
Design $250,000
Construction $5,268,042
Total Budget $5,518,042


Phase Estimated Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Planning and Approval 02/19/2018 02/20/2020 03/20/2020
Design Development 06/09/2021 06/08/2022 07/06/2022
Construction 12/29/2022 11/30/2023
Turnover & Closeout 12/29/2023 01/30/2024
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Project Phase
Planning and Project Approval

Last Updated

Project Manager
Pedro Agosto

Public Relations
Brian Gleason
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Sponsor Department
Public Works

Design Engineer/Architect
CA3 Architect

Construction Contractor

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