George English Park
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Contact: Ms. Alice Shapiro, AIA
City of Fort Lauderdale
100 N. Andrews Avenue, 4th Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 527-6856
Construction Cost: $1,715,000.00
The Chappell Group, Inc. provided structural design services and environmental resource permitting for the reconstruction of an existing recreational park located along the Middle River in the City of Fort Lauderdale and Craven Thompson & Associates, Inc.
Design and permitting services included the reconstruction of an existing docks and boat ramps, as well as the stabilization of eroded shorelines utilizing natural limestone rip rap. Permitting services included fast track permitting of all work within the basin and along the Middle River, through agencies including South Florida Water Management District, U.S. Corp. of Engineers and Broward County Environmental Protection Department. Construction completed in August 2005 within the City’s construction schedule and under budget.