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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $32,859,630.00 contract to the Dutra Group for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach.
Corps awards contract for U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging and Fernandina Beach renourishment
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $32,859,630.00 contract to the Dutra Group for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach.
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 steps down releases from Lake Okeechobee

12/7/2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will step down releases from Lake Okeechobee for the third time in the past month. Starting Friday (Dec. 8), the Corps will initiate 7-day pulse releases with an average target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary of 3,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers, and 1,170 cfs for the St. Lucie Estuary as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart.

St. Augustine Beach renourishment starts soon

12/5/2017
St. Johns County beach residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipe on St. Augustine Beach around December 15 as efforts to restore critically eroded beaches gets underway.

The Corps of Engineers announces a new programmatic Biological Opinion (JaxBo)

11/30/2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Regulatory Division, received a new Programmatic Biological Opinion (PBO), referred to as ‘JaxBO,’ from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to address consultation requirements for certain activities that may affect federally listed threatened and endangered species occurring throughout the State of Florida, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. JaxBo was issued Nov. 20.

Corps continues to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

11/30/2017
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee. Starting Friday (Dec. 1), the target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will be reduced to 4,000 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 1,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart.

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