Palm Beach County asks Army Corps to accelerate dike repair

04/14/2010 | Palm Beach Post (Fla.), The

Palm Beach County, Fla., commissioners plan to ask the Army Corps of Engineers to speed up repairs on the dike around Lake Okeechobee. The Corps estimates rehabilitating the 143-mile-long dike will be completed by 2025. "I don't want to wait until the floods come and the hurricanes and the lands out there are destroyed," said Commissioner Burt Aaronson.

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