Port Everglades to Deepen and Widen Channels

By ,   December 26, 2016 ,   Cruise Industry

The Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project received federal authorization for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to deepen and widen Port's navigation channels as part of Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act signed into law Dec 16, 2016, by President Barack Obama.

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The project is now in preconstruction engineering and design phase. It can proceed through permitting and federal funding processes. It is anticipated to create around 2,200 construction jobs and 1,500 permanent direct jobs resulting from additional cargo capacity.