US Aquarium Commences $12m Expansion

13 June 2011 (Last Updated June 13th, 2011 18:30)

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium has commenced work on a $12m expansion in Clearwater, Florida, US. The expansion will double the sea turtle rehabilitation capacity of the aquarium. Plans include construction of a new 1.4-million-gallon dolphin pool complex with stadium-style

The Clearwater Marine Aquarium has commenced work on a $12m expansion in Clearwater, Florida, US.

The expansion will double the sea turtle rehabilitation capacity of the aquarium.

Plans include construction of a new 1.4-million-gallon dolphin pool complex with stadium-style seating and the creation of a space for educational exhibits, expansion of viewing areas and lobby, additional classroom space and a multilevel car park.

The project is expected to be completed in late 2011 or early 2012.