KISSIMMEE RIVER RESTORATION C-38 REACH 3
Okeechobee & Highlands Counties, Florida
October 2015 – October 2016
Zero OSHA Recordables
BCPeabody Construction Services, Inc.
The project area covers 3,000 square miles, stretching from the southern Orlando area south to Lake Okeechobee. Restoration is divided into the Upper Basin (referred to as the Kissimmee Headwaters Revitalization Project) and the Lower Basin (referred to as the Kissimmee Restoration Project). The river’s upper basin includes the Upper Chain of Lakes and extends south through Lake Kissimmee to State Road 60. The lower basin includes the area from Lake Kissimmee to Lake Okeechobee. The Kissimmee River Restoration project is intended to restore over 40 square miles of river and floodplain ecosystem including 43 miles of meandering river channel and 27,000 acres of wetlands.