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Manatee Harbor, FL (O&M)

March 2018


FACT SHEET

Manatee Harbor, FL (O&M)

Operations and Maintenance

Congressional Districts: 14,16

1. DESCRIPTION

The project provides for federal maintenance of an existing 40 foot deep by 400 foot wide entrance channel and basin. The entrance channel extends approximately 3 miles in length from the turning basin to its intersection with the Tampa Harbor Main Channel.

2. FUNDING

Allocation for FY18 $900,000
President’s Budget FY19 $3,845,000

3. SPONSOR

Manatee Port Authority
300 Tampa Bay Way, Suite 1
Palmetto, Florida 34221-6608


4. STATUS

The Jacksonville District recently completed an Operation and Maintenance contract to remove shoaled material from the Federal Navigation Channel. The Jacksonville District is also working with Manatee County to prepare an offloading site for material in the upland disposal facility which will create additional upland capacity.

 

Manatee Harbor Operations and Maintenance map