Category Archives: Paving

Key Largo Construction Accident

The Free Press has another follow-up on that horrible construction accident in Key Largo.  As you might recall, contractor D.N. Higgins was working on a Monroe County drainage project when three workers succumbed to mangrove gas after entering a manhole. … Continue reading

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C-905 Dispute and Projects in General

I swear I wrote about this somewhere before, but I can’t find it.  Anyhow, KeysNet/Reporter/KeyNoter has a story up about the C-905 bike lane project on their fancy, new website – This is the project where the contractor narrowed … Continue reading

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Am I Hallucinating Or Is the Paving Project Still Looking Good?

I was checking out the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) agenda for today’s meeting.  I was pleasantly surprised.  There are two items for a paving project in Key Largo.  It looks like Monroe County may actually be following its paving plan, … Continue reading

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Paving – Signs of Intelligent Life?

I read through Monroe County’s Pavement Analysis Report dated February 3, 2014.  It actually looks like they made an honest effort to evaluate the roads using relevant and objective criteria.  If they actually organize the project in accordance with the … Continue reading

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From KeysInfoNet – Contractor error slows North Key Largo speed to 45 mph

Wow.  This is an interesting one.  The county recently  completed a bike path project on C-905.  Apparently, as a result of that project the travel lanes were narrowed to something less than 12 feet.  The speed limit had to be reduced … Continue reading

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