Thursday, September 20, 2018
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Birds-eye view shows St. Petersburg Pier progress

St. Petersburg’s $76 million Pier District, under construction since last summer, is progressing, city officials say, with the work of driving the 425 piles for the deck expected to be finished in April.

The city says more than 68 percent of the pilings are in place and that 20,000 square feet of the deck have been poured. Work has also begun on the tilted lawn and new bulkhead areas around Spa Beach. The deck will support areas of the project such as the pier head, education center buildings and the "coastal thicket," which will feature trees, landscaping and a boardwalk.

The city projects that the 26-acre Pier District — the pier and its approach — will be complete in the spring or summer of 2019, though tenant spaces are not expected to be finished until the fall of that year.

 
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