Delivery of which is segmented in the three reaches shown below.
|Increasing water into Northeast|
Shark River Slough is a major
goal of Everglades Restoration
The purpose of the new one-mile bridge is to boost up the red line.
In the short run, the vision of unimpeded flow will have to wait. Bridge bound water is constricted at a water supply choke point called the S-333.
But the long term goal is to build more bridges ...
And bypass the S-333 choke point by re-configuring upstream levees, too.
|Panoramic view of the S-333|
looking down the canal towards the new bridge
Maybe that's thinking too far ahead just yet:
The new bridge opens to traffic in about a few weeks and to water later this year.