MIAMI, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miami based General Contractor, MCM, has begun work on the Site 1 Impoundment Completion Contract awarded to them in January by the United States Army Corps of Engineers. This civil works project, valued at approximately $48 Million, has a projected completion date of January 2015, lasting 22 months. The scope of work to be completed by MCM consists of almost 3 miles of earthwork modifications to an existing levee, construction of a 6-acre wildlife wetland area along with clearing and grubbing, excavation, fill activities, erosion control measures, and other miscellaneous operations.
It is located in southwest Palm Beach County and is a component to the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), a program that seeks to capture, store and redirect fresh water that would otherwise flow unutilized into the ocean to those areas that need it the most. The program's objective is to maintain an adequate amount and distribution of water resources in the south and central Florida regions. CERP includes the Everglades and it extends across 16 counties.
MCM is a family owned Construction Company specialized in General Building and Heavy Civil Construction with over 30 years of expertise. MCM is the 7th largest Hispanic Owned contractor in the United States as ranked by Hispanic Business Magazine – 2012 and it employs over 700 personnel worldwide with a staff of roughly 250 employees in Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. MCM is ISO 9001 Certified and is also a member of the United States Green Building Council. MCM has offices in Florida, Texas and Panama and this year it celebrates 30 years Building Excellence.