Bob Sikes Pier, Parking, and Trail Restoration


Project Overview

Implementing Organization
Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)

DWH Project Funding

0

Known Leveraged Funding

0

Funding Organization

Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)

Funding Program

Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Post-Settlement Restoration

Project Location: Florida

Funding Source: BP
Controlling Document: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Year Awarded: 2014

Project Details

Project Category

Project Actions

Engineering and/or Construction

Targeted Resources

Human and / or Recreational Use

Project Description

This project will improve access to a fishing pier in the Pensacola area in Escambia County and enhance recreational users’ experiences. Improvements include: 1) adding solar-powered lighting to illuminate dark areas along the pier; 2) improving safety with minor pier and rail modifications; 3) renovating and rehabilitating designated parking areas to improve parking efficiency of visitors and to improve traffic flow; 4) adding a entrance sign and informational/educational signage for pier users; 5) widening and enhancing half mile section of multipurpose access trail that connects the fishing pier to other recreational and commercial areas on the beach; and 6) aesthetic improvements to the parking area, parking access road and multipurpose trail leading to Bob Sikes Pier.

Project Contact

Project Partners

None

Affiliated Institutions

None


Project ID: 321
Project Name: Bob Sikes Pier, Parking, and Trail Restoration
SourceUID: 17
Latitude: 30.34405041
Longitude: -87.15036518
Country: United States of America
State or Province: Florida
County: Escambia
Project Category: Recreational Use
Project Action: Engineering and/or Construction
Additional Project Action(s):
Additional Project Action(s):
Targeted Resource(s): Human and / or Recreational Use
Targeted Resource(s):
Targeted Resource(s):
Anticipated Project Completion Year: 2017
Implementing Organization: Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP)
Implementing Organization Type: State
Point of Contact – Name: Pearce Barrett
Point of Contact – Phone: pearce.barrett@dep.state.fl.us
Point of Contact – Email: 850-245-2106
Other Partners: None
Affiliated Institutions: None
Link: https://gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/project?id=17
Project Comments: For official trustee information regarding the Deepwater Horizon NRDA, including information regarding the NRDA process and status of projects, seehttps://gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov/.
Acres Acquired: 0
Close Year: 0
Close Month: 0
Close day: 0
Purchase Type: None
Landowner: None
Landowner Type: None
Purpose: None
Public Access: None
Easement Holder Name : None
Easement Holder Type: None
Secondary Easement Holder 1: None
Secondary Easement Holder 2: None
Duration: None
Term: 0
Land Restoration Acreage: 0
Aquatic Restoration Acreage: 0
Restoration Mileage: 0
Restoration Feet: 0
Additional Acreage: 0
Total Dollar Amount (from all funders): 1023990
DWH Funder: Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees (NRDA)
DWH Funder Type: Joint
DWH Funding Program: Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) Post-Settlement Restoration
DWH Dollar Amount : 1023990
DWH Source: BP
Fund Origin: Civil Settlement
Controlling Documents: NRDA Consent Decree and Programmatic Damage Assessment and Restoration Plan (PDARP)
Award Year: 2014
Award Month: 0
Total Amount Leveraged: 0
Completeness: CA-PB