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Rumors of prominent Haitian families at odds with intent to sabotage, to thieves who steal nuts and bolts to sell for money, and other stories of intrigue gripped the island as locals tried to piece together what caused a notable bridge to collapse in March.
Corps team solves mystery of collapsed bridge in Haiti
Rumors of prominent Haitian families at odds with intent to sabotage, to thieves who steal nuts and bolts to sell for money, and other stories of intrigue gripped the island as locals tried to piece together what caused a notable bridge to collapse in March.
Army Corps of Engineers: Restoring the Environment, Increasing Resiliency
Army Corps of Engineers: Restoring the Environment, Increasing Resiliency
As commander of the Jacksonville District's 780-member team of professionals, I want to share information about our efforts to restore the environment and to help our nation face the challenges posed by rising sea levels.
A new flow-way is now open in Chicopit Bay on the St. Johns River, and boaters there are helping the Mile Point construction crew by remaining alert in the busy construction area.
New flow-way open to boaters at Mile Point
A new flow-way is now open in Chicopit Bay on the St. Johns River, and boaters there are helping the Mile Point construction crew by remaining alert in the busy construction area.
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Kings Bay Entrance Channel Dredging Project completion and new contract award
Dredged material removed from the Kings Bay Entrance Channel was recently placed on Nassau County beaches. Regional Sand Management at Kings Bay supports the beach project at Nassau County saving millions annually through the beneficial use of dredged material.
Corps finalizes environmental assessment on sand sources for Miami-Dade beach renourishments
Corps finalizes environmental assessment on sand sources for Miami-Dade beach renourishments
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has concluded that the proposed use of alternative sand sources throughout the remaining period of federal participation in the Dade County, Florida Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project will cause no significant impacts to the environment.
The Corps has initiated backfilling operations on a portion of the C-38 Canal, as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project.During this time, a portion of the C-38 Canal will be closed to navigation.
Backfilling work begins for Kissimmee River Restoration Project
The Corps has initiated backfilling operations on a portion of the C-38 Canal, as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. During this time, a portion of the C-38 Canal will be closed to navigation.
Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress.
Corps of Engineers, partners, report on progress restoring America’s Everglades
Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress.
Stay up to date on the latest water management data for Lake Okeechobee and flows throughout the entire water management system.
Get the Latest Water Management Data
Stay up to date on the latest water management data for Lake Okeechobee and flows throughout the entire water management system.
Since inception of the Central & Southern Florida (C&SF) project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has invested $2.3 billion to date into ecosystem restoration in south Florida through congressional appropriations.
Find out more about the Corps' Everglades restoration efforts
Since inception of the Central & Southern Florida (C&SF) project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has invested $2.3 billion to date into ecosystem restoration in south Florida through congressional appropriations.
Jacksonville District Annual Report 2015
Jacksonville District Annual Report 2015
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News Releases

Corps suspends swimming activities at Franklin Recreation Area

5/20/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has temporarily suspended swimming and other water activities at the W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area located near Fort Myers due to the presence of blue-green algae.

No change to flows from Lake Okeechobee

5/19/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to maintain water discharges from Lake Okeechobee at current rates. The target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary remains unchanged at a seven-day average of 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) located near Fort Myers. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary is a seven-day average of 650 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart.

Corps of Engineers hosts St. Lucie County shoreline study meeting, comments welcome on draft study

4/29/2016
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to comment on the St. Lucie County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. A public comment period starts Monday, May 2, and ends June 17, 2016. The Corps and St. Lucie County will host a meeting June 2 at Jensen Beach.

Corps announces another reduction in flows from Lake Okeechobee

4/28/2016
For the second time in two weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries. The new target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary is a seven-day average of 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) located near Fort Myers. The new target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary is a seven-day average of 650 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart.

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