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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks comments about St. Petersburg Pier

Published Apr. 19, 2013

ST. PETERSBURG – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comments about the city's plan to build a new Pier.

The city is seeking a permit to demolish the existing 230,000-square-foot inverted pyramid and to build a new 121,700-square-foot Pier known as the Lens. The current Pier is scheduled to be closed on May 31, with demolition to follow in late summer.

Comments about the proposed work should be submitted in writing by May 3 to: District Engineer, Tampa Permits Section, 10117 Princes Palm Ave., Suite 120, Tampa, FL 33610-8302, by email to, or by fax to (813) 769-7061. The public notice and supporting documents are available at