November is completion date for Indiantown Rd/I-95 construction job in Jupiter

The $5 million S-46 Tailwater Weir and Gate Replacement Project is to improve water control at the coastal discharge station, according to the South Florida Water Management District. The weir was built in 1958 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to control upstream flow stages in the C-18 Canal.

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Started last December, the work includes includes fixing the sides of the canal, building a steel pile weir and replacing lift control gate hoist platforms for the gate that controls water flow and prevents salt-water intrusion at high tides.

West Palm Beach-based Murray Logan Construction Inc. is the contractor. The company has been given a 60-day extension by state officials to finish the project.

Traffic on Indiantown Road and I-95 is not being affected, say SFWMD officials.

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