Project DescriptionProvide an additional boat ramp facility utilizing property adjacent to the existing boat ramp. The scope of design is to include a 2-lane boat ramp, kayak launch, additional parking for both vehicles and boat trailers, asphalt ADA parking, and a restroom facility.
Project Location12560 Placida Road, Placida FL 33946
Project ImpactsThe property is on a corner which makes meeting the DOT guidelines for access difficult. After meeting with Public Works to determine access points, the project has proceeded with design of a master plan given the direction that access and redesign of traffic flow within the existing park will need to be considered in planning. This master plan presented to the Board of County Commissioners on April 12, 2022 exceeds the current funding and budget for the project.
Project is in design development moving toward the direction of a full park development master plan. Master plan includes one large interconnected park, approximately 158 boat trailer parking spaces, 6 launch lanes with boarding piers, centrally located restroom building, ADA accessible kayak launch, pavilions and shade structures, an ice vending machine, and accessibility from Placida Road and Boca Grande Causeway.
Design development master plans were presented to commissioners during a Board of County Commissioners meeting on April 12, 2022. The engineering design team has submitted permit applications for the US Army Corp of Engineers and the Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection (FDEP) based on these approved master plans. Response to comments from the FDEP are currently in progress.
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