Monroe County will begin a grant-funded project on Jan. 7, 2019 to upgrade both boat ramps at Harry Harris Park in Tavernier.
The two boat ramps are separated by a dock. Construction will be limited to one ramp at a time. This will allow the adjacent ramp and the dock to remain open to ensure continued access for boaters and limit the impact to the community.
The concrete ramps will be replaced above the mean high waterline to improve traction when launching boats into the water. Over time, the traction on the ramps has worn off.
The construction portion of the project is scheduled to take 90 days to complete.
The project is funded with a grant from the Florida Boating Improvement Program and a 25 percent grant match using One Cent Infrastructure Sales Tax funds.