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Tribe opposing Everglades road work

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A controversial project to raise a portion of Tamiami Trail in the Everglades is expected to begin in about four weeks, despite a lawsuit seeking to stop it. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week awarded Kiewit Southern Co. of Sunrise a contract to build a one-mile bridge in Tamiami Trail to allow water to flow into the eastern Everglades National Park.