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Tape Grass Restoration in the Caloosahatchee River

Friday, December 28th, 2018

A public/private/academic partnership is helping to restore grass flats and reclaim marine habitats lost during the past decade within the upper basin of the Caloosahatchee River. Historically, the tidal Caloosahatchee River and estuaries were filled with meadows of American eelgrass, also known as tape grass or wild celery. Contrary to their name, they are not […]

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South Lee County Now Has a New Medical Facility

Friday, December 28th, 2018

Lee Health has officially opened the new state-of-the-art Coconut Point Health and Wellness Facility in Estero, located on the corner of Coconut Road and Via Coconut Point Road. The 163,000 square foot medical facility includes a cutting-edge emergency department, outpatient services, family practice professionals, a rehabilitation center, woman’s health services, and a full-service pharmacy. This […]

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FGCU Breaks Ground on Two New Buildings

Friday, December 28th, 2018

The students at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) will soon have a new 50,000 square foot fitness center to use and also access to a new 27,000 square foot community counseling clinic. The Recreation and Wellness Center has been a long time coming due to permitting constraints, but the school broke ground on the project […]

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Pasco County Making Intersection Safety Improvements

Friday, December 28th, 2018

The Pasco County Transportation Department is working to make their intersections safer. Johnson Engineering’s transportation engineers have assisted the County in the design of a new traffic signal at the intersection of Starkey Boulevard and Alico Pass in New Port Richey, as well as the intersection of Collier Parkway and Killington Boulevard in Land O’Lakes. […]

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Engineering Water Storage North of Lake Okeechobee

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Lykes Bros. Inc. is partnering with the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) yet again to store water north of Lake Okeechobee and reduce the amount of pollutant loading. For more than a century, Lykes Bros. Inc. has been a leading agribusiness in Florida, with over 337,000 acres owned statewide. They have proactively used their […]

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Golisano Children’s Hospital Voted 2018 Most Beautiful Hospital in the Nation

Friday, October 12th, 2018

With 250,000 nationwide votes, 68 finalist, and 1 winner; Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida was voted the 2018 Most Beautiful Hospital in the United States by Soliant’s Top 20 Most Beautiful Hospitals contest. Soliant specializes in healthcare staffing services across the United States. Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida has set the bar for […]

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Ecologist Now FWC Registered Burrowing Owl Agent

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Johnson Engineering’s certified senior ecologist John Curtis received his Burrowing Owl Registered Agent Permit from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). Earlier this year, the FWC reclassified the burrowing owl as a threatened species, released new guidelines with expanded permitting and mitigation requirements, and required anyone involved with implementation of burrowing owl incidental […]

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Helping Collier County Envision The Future

Friday, October 12th, 2018

Collier County staff is working through the re-evaluation of long-term plans and policies for four areas of the County. Commonly referred to as the “restudies,” these planning efforts are focused on maintaining and improving the effectiveness of the existing plans with a focus on complementary land uses, economic vitality, mobility and environmental sustainability. The four […]

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Green Meadows Water Treatment Plant Expansion/Upgrade

Monday, July 9th, 2018

The new state-of-the-art Lee County Green Meadows Water Treatment Plant (WPT) will go online in August 2018 to provide drinking water for 20,000 Lee County homes and businesses. In August 2018, Lee County Utilities’ (LCU) $75 million Green Meadows wellfield and water treatment plant (WTP) upgrade and expansion project will come online after nearly a […]

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Creating Safe Wildlife Corridors Underneath I-4

Monday, July 9th, 2018

Johnson Engineering has a long history with FDOT District One, and one of our latest projects is using remote cameras to determine optimal bridge design for use by large mammals. Johnson Engineering wildlife biologist, Dr. Jennifer “Jen” Korn, brings her years of experience working with the endangered Florida panther and remote camera trapping, to take […]

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