Innovation: Massive C-44 project will benefit St. Lucie Estuary

Article Posted on February 20, 2017

By: Richard Westlund, Treasure Coast Newspapers


Far from the Treasure Coast’s beaches and commercial corridors, one of Florida’s largest construction projects is underway.

The $765 million multi-phase water management project near Indiantown in Martin County is designed to protect the ecologically fragile St. Lucie Estuary. Construction costs alone account for $392 million, with land acquisition, engineering, planning and other project costs making up the balance…

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