ConDig (20-Sep-23). A subsidiary of civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini secured a $47 million fixed-price contract for a visitor center at the Everglades National Park in Florida.
Under the deal with the National Park Service, Perini Management Services will oversee the construction of a two-story visitor center, a one-story remote concessions and storage building, as well as the installation of underground utilities and extensive site enhancements.
The project also involves the demolition of sections of the existing bulkhead and the installation of a new bulkhead along the marina and waterfront.
It also incorporates dredging of the Chokoloskee Bay and the replacement of existing floating docks with a floating dock system, complete with accessible ramps.
Preconstruction activities are underway and site mobilization is expected in early October. Substantial completion is scheduled in August 2025.