Project Scope

Image of two boat ramps at Sandsprit Park

The project will improve resiliency from rising sea levels and provide extensive improvements for access and functionality for boaters and the community. Construction has been completed at the east boat ramp. The east boat ramp will open to the public on Friday, September 22, and the west boat ramp will be closed for construction beginning Monday, September 25.

 Project will include:

  • Increasing Elevation of Ramp Approach and Entrances
  • Improving East Ramps and West Ramps 
  • Replacing Floating Docks
  • Adding ADA Accessible Parking Spaces
  • Ensuring Floating Docks are ADA Accessible
  • Raising the Height of 2 Remaining Fixed Docks
  • Installing Composite Fendering System on Fixed Docks
  • Installing 10 Ft Wide Concrete Apron at Mouth of the Ramps
  • Replacing Fish Cleaning Stations
  • Organizing Overflow Parking

Sandsprit Park will remain open to the public during construction. Residents and boaters should be aware of the construction equipment and barge in the waterways during construction.

Project Status

Renovations at the west boat ramp will begin on Monday, September 25, 2023. During this time, the east ramp will be open for public use.

The overflow parking area is closed to the public for use as a construction staging area. Traffic pattern will be adjusted in the near future, please check back for updates.

Sandsprit boat ramp project map
Sandsprit boat ramp project map

Alternative Boat Ramps: 

  • Owen K. Murphy Memorial Boat Ramp - 4973 SE Dixie Hwy. in Stuart
  • Jimmy Graham Park - 8555 SE Gomez Ave. in Hobe Sound
  • Jensen Beach Boat Ramp - 2065 NE Indian River Dr. in Jensen Beach
  • Jensen Beach Causeway - 2004 NE Causeway Blvd. in Jensen Beach
  • Stuart Causeway - 202 NE Ocean Blvd. in Stuart

Project Information

Project Location:

Sandsprit Park
3443 SE St Lucie Blvd.

Project Funding:

This project is funded by the Martin County Board of County Commissioners with grant funding assistance from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND.)