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Operation JaxStrong Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts Oct. 26
Operation JaxStrong Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts Oct. 26
Jacksonville District's Hurricane Irma recovery efforts continue in Florida. As of Oct. 26, the Corps has installed over 12,150 total temporary blue roofs and performed over 1,660 site assessments in support of FEMA's temporary housing solutions to more than 38,000 citizens throughout Southwest Florida. In disaster areas, Operation Blue Roof allows residents to stay in their homes, instead of paying for temporary housing or hotels and protects property while homeowners recover from the storm.
CLEWISTON, Fla. – Jacksonville District Commander, Col. Jason Kirk welcomed Florida Gov. Rick Scott to the Herbert Hoover Dike at Lake Okeechobee on Oct. 9, 2017.
Gov. Scott visits Herbert Hoover Dike on Lake Okeechobee
CLEWISTON, Fla. – Jacksonville District Commander, Col. Jason Kirk welcomed Florida Gov. Rick Scott to the Herbert Hoover Dike at Lake Okeechobee on Oct. 9, 2017.
The Corps awarded contract "A" of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract to the Dultra Group. The contract is the first of multiple that will deepen the federal navigation channel from 40 to 47 feet.
Corps awards Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract
The Corps awarded contract "A" of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract to the Dultra Group. The contract is the first of multiple that will deepen the federal navigation channel from 40 to 47 feet.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded one of two remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Polk and Osceola counties.
Corps awards construction contract for Kissimmee River Restoration; Navigation closures remain in effect
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded one of two remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Polk and Osceola counties.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the Tampa Harbor and St. Petersburg Harbor maintenance dredging contract award of $4,662,432 to Orion Marine Construction of Tampa, Fla.
Corps awards St. Pete / Tampa harbors maintenance dredging contract
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the Tampa Harbor and St. Petersburg Harbor maintenance dredging contract award of $4,662,432 to Orion Marine Construction of Tampa, Fla.
The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, FL - Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on August 8
Chief of Engineers signs St. Johns County coastal storm risk management report
The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, FL - Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on August 8.
This time last year the Jacksonville District was managing a challenging scenario fueled by heavy rains during the dry season and early part of the wet season.  One year later, Jacksonville District Commander Col. Jason Kirk reflects on the progress we have made and how we intend to address challenges that remain.
Corps continues to advance efforts in south Florida
This time last year the Jacksonville District was managing a challenging scenario fueled by heavy rains during the dry season and early part of the wet season. One year later, Jacksonville District Commander Col. Jason Kirk reflects on the progress we have made and how we intend to address challenges that remain.

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Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

11/16/2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to reduce the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee for the first time since releases were initiated following Hurricane Irma. Starting Friday (Nov. 17), the target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will be set to 6,500 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77). The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will be reduced to 2,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for temporary levee construction in Yauco, Puerto Rico

11/3/2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $1.68 million emergency contract to construct a temporary levee in Yauco, Puerto Rico Monday as part of its recovery efforts associated with Hurricane Maria.

Corps continues to address water challenges in south Florida

11/3/2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commander for south Florida, Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, told local elected officials this morning the agency continues to work through water management challenges in south Florida.

Intracoastal Waterway maintenance dredging at Bakers Haulover starts soon

11/2/2017
Bal Harbor Beach to benefit from problematic shoal! A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area will start as early as Nov. 18. According to Corps IWW Project Manager Shelley Trulock, the Bakers Haulover reach is one of the top three shoaling areas along the entire IWW. "We have an opportunity to dredge the IWW and put sand on eroded beaches in Miami-Dade County at no cost to the local communities,” she said.

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