Location: Hillsborough County, FL
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This project involves the permitting of the expansion of the East Port development located in Port Tampa Bay. The project will involve the creation of 6 deep water berths, associated backlands and dredging of berths and turning basin. Located along Causeway Blvd. at Berths 151 and 152 in the East Port basin. The construction of the Berths will require the placement of 7,080 linear feet of bulkhead along the frontage of the berths, 64 acres of back fill and the dredging of approximately 14 acres of bay bottom to a depth of -36 feet plus 2 feet of over-dredge for berths 154 through 156 and approximately 42 acres of bay bottom to a depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet of over-dredge for berths 151 through 153 for berthing and navigation.
The project will also involve the design and permitting of a 196-acre mitigation area at the Picnic Island mitigation site near MacDill Air Force Base.