Recovery Blog

Project Spotlight – Dam Replacement in the Everglades National Park

Posted in Recipient reporting, Recovery Projects/Awards by Recovery.gov on July 11, 2011


Recipient: Jay Cashman, Inc.

Award Amount: $6,119,056
The recipient reported that these Recovery funds would be used to:

  • Construction two new dam structures to stop the    uncontrolled flow of seawater flushing into and out of the    Everglades.
  • Demolition of the failed existing dam structures
  • Clearing and removal of mangroves
  • Planting of new plants upon completion of the backfill
  • Replacement of rip rap
  • Installation of new channel marker piles and mooring piles
  • Installation of an access gangway and ramp for passage over the dam

Project Status: Completed

To see how funds were distributed between the project’s prime and sub recipients and to learn more about the project, check out the Award Summary or enter your zip code to find Recovery projects near you.

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