Submitted by stacey.rinaldi@... on Mon, 04/30/2012 - 09:20
OUR OPINION: New mitigation deal better protects sealife and keeps PortMiami on track for super-sized ships By The Miami Herald Editorial HeraldEd@MiamiHerald.com The deal struck by Miami-Dade County and state and federal agencies with environmentalists to proceed with the “Deep Dredge” project — instrumental for PortMiami’s growth and this area’s economic future — is a victory for Biscayne Bay’s sea life and every resident and visitor to our area.
Submitted by stacey.rinaldi@... on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 12:33
As the Port of Miami tackles major infrastructure improvements, Port Everglades, its formidable competitor just 25 miles north, is pursuing big projects of its own, including $54 million in upgrades to its cruise terminals.
Port Everglades agreed to spruce up four of its terminals in 2010 when it signed an agreement with Carnival Corp. guaranteeing the Miami-based cruise giant would funnel a total of 25.5 million passengers through the port by the end of 2025.
Submitted by stacey.rinaldi@... on Wed, 04/04/2012 - 12:29
Infrastructure projects: There are numerous transportation-related projects in the works: Toll and bus express lanes on I-595 and I-95, a $73-million Florida East Coast Railway line and Intermodal Container Transfer Facility at Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport's $791-million south runway expansion.