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Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar spoke alongside Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy, Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball, and South Florida National Parks Trust Board Chairman Neal McAliley at the Tamiami Trail One-Mile Bridge Opening Ceremony March 19, 2013, in Miami, Fla.

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy spoke at the Tamiami Trail One-Mile Bridge Opening Ceremony March 19, 2013, in Miami, Fla., alongside Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Everglades National Park Superintendent Dan Kimball, and South Florida National Parks Trust Board Chairman Neal McAliley.

As part of the Tamiami Trail One-Mile Bridge Opening Ceremony on March 19, 2013, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar cut a ribbon on the bridge deck prior to taking the inaugural drive across the fully-constructed bridge, which will be opened up to traffic in the upcoming weeks.

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy (fourth from right) celebrated the completion of a critical project milestone for the Tamiami Trail Modifications project alongside members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers team at the Tamiami Trail One-Mile Bridge Opening Ceremony March 19, 2013, in Miami, Fla. (From left: Chris Rego, South Atlantic Division Commander Col. Donald E. (Ed) Jackson, Tim Brown, Nestor Rivera, David Hobbie, Shealy Bowell, Kim Taplin, Michael…

The old Tamiami Trail roadway was broken through today during roadway removal efforts as part of the Tamiami Trail Modifications project in Miami, Fla. The road has served as a longstanding physical barrier, preventing water from flowing in...to Everglades National Park. While there is still much more work to be done on the project, removal of the one-mile section of roadway will bring the project one step closer to completion.

MIAMI - The Army Corps of Engineers removed dirt and mud on Wednesday morning, allowing canal water to flow south beneath the newly opened Tamiami Trail Bridge and into the Everglades. http://www.local10.com/news/water-flow-opened-beneath-tamiami-trail-bridge/-/1717324/20156870/-/nxxa23/-/index.html

Work continues on a water control structure replacement at the Culvert 11 site south of Port Mayaca. Jacksonville District plans to remove or replace 30 structures at Herbert Hoover Dike over the next five years.

An aerial view of the Culvert 11 site shows the ongoing work to replace more than 30 water control structures around Lake Okeechobee, providing continued stability for Herbert Hoover Dike.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers worked rapidly to repair a levee breach caused by Hurricane Sandy in Mantoloking, N.J. The breach occurred at the end of the only bridge onto the barrier island, effectively cuting it off from the rest of the state. At the peak of the response effort, the Corps had nearly 4,000 employees from across the nation engaged in more than 38 FEMA mission assignments, exceeding a total of $134 million. (PHOTO BY MARY MARKOS, ST.LOUIS DISTRICT)

Col. Alan Dodd (right), district commander, is briefed by Mario Fuquene and Eva Porras on cutoff wall installation near Canal Point during a visit to Herbert Hoover Dike in October. Rehabilitation work at the dike was recently named the Outstanding Project of the Year by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Palm Beach Branch.