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Hurricane Ian Emergency Repairs: Pine Island

Contract Type: Emergency

Location: Lee County, Florida

Client: FDOT District 1

Project Gears Eye Candy


Emergency Repairs which restored vehicular access to Pine Island in unprecedented time and ahead of schedule. Pine Island emergency work to restore access included full demolition and reconstruction of the approach slabs at the Matlacha Pass and Pine Island Bridges requiring placement of 325 loads of fill in the first 8 hours (one load every 90 seconds), reinstatement of the critical roadway slope and bridge end bent erosion protection systems, and Maintenance of Traffic (MOT), guardrail, signing, asphalt paving and roadway striping to ensure functionality and safety.
Work was completed in three (3) days, ahead of schedule. Prior to completion of the work, the only access was via air or water.