Virginia Key Seawall Restoration and Floating Dock, District 2

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New Seawall and Floating Dock were completed in July 2021 for your enjoyment!  Enjoy kayaking and the outdoor green areas at Lamar Lake! 


Gordian awarded the Harry H. Mellon Award of Merit to the City of Miami for the Virginia Key Restoration Project due to its Job Order Contract process (JOC) - one of three nationwide projects that were selected in 2021 to receive this award.  The project was managed by the City of Miami Office of Capital Improvements (OCI). Click here to view the customer story .

Virginia Key Kayak Launch and rock seawall

Virginia Key Kayak Launch and rock seawall

Virginia Key Kayak Launch and rock seawall

Grass area in front of the Virginia Key Kayak Launch


Click here(PDF, 29MB) to download the Virginia Key Kayak Launch plans.

Groundbreaking Announcement – Construction will start July 6, 2020!

The City of Miami, District 2 Commissioner Ken Russell and the Department of Parks and Recreation proudly

announce the start of the construction of the Seawall Restoration and Floating Dock at

Lamar Lake (formerly known as Jimbo’s Lagoon)

Improvements will include:

  • Seawall Restoration with native riprap lime rock and live vegetation
  • Construction of a new ADA compliant Floating Dock with grating deck top and aluminum gangway
  • New Crushed-Shell Walkway, ADA compliant (8 feet-wide)
  • Preservation of existing landscaping and addition of new native trees

To request additional information, please send us an e-mail to: , or call OCI at (305) 416-1280.

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