About 14 miles north of the Tamiami Trail.
|On the north side of the L-28 Tieback|
a few hundred feet from its terminus,
It's often thought of as part of the modern water management infrastructure,
In comparison, we tend to think of the Tamiami Trail as a piece of the swamp's ancient past. But when you think about it, the levee and the Trail were not built that far apart.
|On top of the L-28 Tieback|
a one minute walk from its terminus
The Trail was finished in 1930.
The levee in the mid 1960s.
|At the Miami-Dade and Collier County line,|
also the approximate 9 ft contour line,
at the terminus of the L-28 Tieback
The only thing modern about the levee ...
Is our renewed multi-agency effort the restore headwater flows the the swamp that, because of the levee, have been cut off.