What Is Demolition?

May 1, 2024

OSHA defines demolition as “the dismantling, razing, destroying, or wrecking of any building or any part thereof.” In plain English, that means tearing down structures.
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How the Florida Keys’ Climate Impacts Heavy Civil Construction

March 5, 2024

Heavy civil construction in the Florida Keys requires a lot of creative thinking, careful planning, and committed crews who care deeply about being good stewards of the area.
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Sustaining Critical Infrastructure in the Florida keys

June 23, 2023

As rising sea levels threaten coastal areas around the world, the need for resilient infrastructure becomes increasingly critical. The Florida Keys, a chain of islands connected by the Overseas Highway, are particularly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. At Charley Toppino & Sons, we are playing a major role in safeguarding the vital infrastructure of the Florida Keys. In this blog post, we will explore the challenges faced by the region and how we are contributing to the sustainability and resilience of the area.
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How the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill Will Help Shape the Future of the Florida Keys

March 29, 2023

The infrastructure bill's passage is expected to have a significant impact on the Florida Keys, with funding allocated for key infrastructure projects aimed at improving the region's transportation, housing, and environmental resilience. The bill's provisions may also address long-standing issues in the Keys, such as rising sea levels and hurricane damage. Learn more about what this means for the Florida Keys.
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Truman Waterfront Workforce Housing Moves Forward

November 19, 2021

City commissioners on Nov. 16 took a giant step toward building workforce housing on the last 3.2 acres of the Truman Waterfront. The commission approved the rankings of firms that had submitted proposals for the housing, and upheld the ranking committee’s top choice of a joint venture called Lofts of Bahama Village that is composed of several businesses and organizations, including The Vestcor Companies/TVC Development Inc., Charley Toppino & Sons Inc., A.H. of Monroe County Inc., Smith Hawks law firm, PQH Group Design Inc., Marino Construction Group Inc., and Mike Flaugh Landscape Architect.
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U.S. EPA Awards DEP and Partners with the National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse Award

October 14, 2021

The U.S. Navy, DEP and the city of Key West partnered to transform a former air station into the 23-acre Truman Waterfront Park.
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EPA to Recognize the BRAC-Transferred Properties at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida with 2021 National Federal Facility Excellence in Site Reuse Awards

October 12, 2021

KEY WEST, Fla. (Oct. 12, 2021) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will host a virtual award ceremony to recognize the U.S. Navy, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), city of Key West, Charley Toppino & Sons, Inc. and MSE for their site reuse efforts at the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC)-transferred properties at Naval Air Station in Key West, Florida.
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Anticipated Rowell’s Waterfront Park Breaks Ground Next Month for $1.4M Project in Key Largo

July 20, 2021

Yes, you’re reading this right, and no, you don’t have to rub your eyes: construction at Rowell’s Waterfront Park is beginning in the next month, according to Kevin Wilson, assistant administrator for Monroe County. Wilson is the supervisor of planning and execution for all county capital construction.
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