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Oyster Creek Flow Enhancement

Project Description

This project is to clear approximately 16.95 acres of land within Oyster Creek and the Gondolier Waterway of nuisance and exotic vegetation, dead vegetation, and trash in order to enhance the water flow of the creek.

Project Location

Oyster Creek, Englewood, Florida

Latest Updates

Pre-bid meeting was held April 21, 2022.  Bid opening is scheduled for May 4, 2022.  Pre-construction meeting will be held on May 24.  Earth Balance is the lowest bidder.  A notice to proceed date will be decided on at the pre-construction meeting.  The Notice to Proceed date is June 27, 2022.  The work will be complete in 60 days from that date.

Crews started on the work on Monday June 27.  They are currently on the Gondolier Waterway portion of the project.  Then intend to work north to south in the project area.  Work is anticipated to be complete before the end of July barring any weather delays.

Budget

Phase Cost
Construction $58204.14
Total Budget $58204.14
Funding source(s): West County Stormwater MSBU

Schedule

Phase Estimated Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Construction 06/27/2022 08/27/2022

Project Phase
Construction

Last Updated
06/28/2022

Project Manager
Karen Bliss

Public Relations
Tracy Doherty
Email Public Relations

Project Number
2022000358

Sponsor Department
Public Works Engineering

Construction Contractor
Earth Balance

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