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Duval County, FL BEC (C)

March 2018


FACT SHEET

Duval County, FL BEC (C)

Construction (C)

Congressional Districts: 4, 5 

1. DESCRIPTION

Duval County is located on the northeast coast of Florida at Jacksonville. The project was authorized by House Document 519/89/2 in 1966. The project provides for initial beach fill and periodic nourishment, as needed, for the 10 mile segment extending from the St. Johns River south to the Duval-St. Johns County line. The design consists of a 60-foot-wide berm at an elevation of 11 feet above mean low water. A Section 934 (PL 99-662) reevaluation study approved February 1992 by ASA (CW), extended Federal participation in cost sharing until 2028.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost $109,933,000
Estimated Federal Cost $65,419,000
Allocation thru FY17 $46,088,000
Allocation for FY18 $0
President’s Budget FY19 $0

3. SPONSOR

City of Jacksonville
Department of Public Works
220 East Bay Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202-3493

4. STATUS

The PDT is currently preparing plans/specifications to repair critical erosion from Hurricane Irma. FCCE funds have been provided for design however advertisement and award is subject to construction appropriations under H.R. 1892-13 Title IV (Hurricane Supplement Bill). This project will place approximately 900k cy of sand on Jacksonville, Neptune, Atlantic and Hanna Park beaches. Advertisement is currently scheduled to commence 4 May 2018 with award on 27 July 2018.

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