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U.S. Sugar Continues to Refine Sugar Distribution

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Construction is currently underway at the SCFE’s Childs Siding loading facility to improve the efficiency of transporting harvested sugarcane from the fields to the refinery. The production of food staples and how they actually make it onto our tables is one of the most important and most overlooked aspects of our daily lives. Similarly, freight […]

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Oyster Mapping in the St. Lucie Estuary

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Johnson Engineering was selected by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to conduct an oyster habitat mapping project in the St. Lucie Estuary. The mapping, slated to begin in early 2018, will be conducted as part of the RECOVER program under the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). The RECOVER (REestoration, COordination & VERification) program […]

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City of Fort Myers CRA Receives Statewide Excellence Award

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

At the 2017 Florida Redevelopment Annual Conference, the City of Fort Myers Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) was recognized for excellence when it won the Capital Projects & Beautification award. The award recognized the innovative design for their Cleveland Avenue Offsite Stormwater Credits Program. The Fort Myers CRA has been working on revitalizing approximately 3.5 miles […]

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Commitment to Education

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

At this year’s Florida Gulf Coast University President’s Scholarship luncheon, one of our development design team members, Lenroy Cammock, was recognized as the 2017-18 recipient of the Johnson Engineering Endowed Scholarship. In 2005, we established the Johnson Engineering Scholarship Endowed Fund, which benefits FGCU students who are majoring in civil or environmental engineering in their […]

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SFWMD Releases Lower West Coast Water Supply Plan Update for Public Comment

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has released a draft of the 2017 Lower West Coast Regional Water Supply Plan Update (LWCWSP) for public comment, and anticipates approval by the Governing Board at its November 9th meeting. The Lower West Coast Water Supply Planning Region covers all of Lee County, and portions of Collier, […]

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CAUTION: Flood Zone Ahead

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Low lying areas throughout Southwest Florida are susceptible to increased flooding during an above average rainy season. Understanding water flow can help explain how easily flooding can occur and help guide cost vs. benefit decisions in the future. Most of us have seen the media coverage of the recent flooding problems throughout Southwest Florida. These […]

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Hydrographic Surveying Technology Allows Survey Team to See More Clearly

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Our surveying and mapping team recently added new echolocation sounding equipment to their hydrographic surveying equipment arsenal. Hydrographic surveys are meant to measure the depth and bottom configuration of water bodies. The Echotrac CVM’s dual frequency transducer allows our team to determine an actual bottom depth by penetrating through the vegetation, giving a better idea […]

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A Night on Lake Okeechobee for Operation Outdoor Freedom

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Johnson Engineering president, Lonnie V. Howard, and his youngest son Gavin were able to be a part of giving a wounded veteran a unique experience he won’t soon forget, Frogging on Lake Okeechobee. The two donated their time, local knowledge, and airboat for this year’s annual Operation Outdoor Freedom event in Glades County. Operation Outdoor […]

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The City of Bonita Springs Gets its First High School

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

The home of the Bonita Springs High School Bull Sharks will be opening for students in the fall of 2018. It’s an exciting time for kids in south Lee County as the Lee County School District is building its first high school in the City of Bonita Springs. This won’t be just any other high […]

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Endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpecker Banding Opportunity

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

While Johnson Engineering ecologists were conducting acoustic surveys for the federally endangered Florida bonneted bat (FBB) at the 1,972-acre Platt Branch Wildlife Mitigation Bank in Highlands County, they were afforded a unique opportunity to work with another federally endangered species, the red-cockaded woodpecker (RCW). The FBB project coincidentally occurred during RCW nesting season (April – […]

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