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Martin County FL BEC (C)

March 2018


FACT SHEET

Martin County, FL BEC

Construction (C)

Congressional Districts: 18

1. DESCRIPTION

The Martin County Shore Protection Project includes nourishment of approximately 3.75 miles of beach extending from the St. Lucie County line south to the Stuart Public Beach Park in Martin County. Included in the project is restoration of the primary dune and a 35-foot-wide protective berm. The renourishment interval for this project is every 7 years.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost $69,900,000
Estimated Federal Cost $32,700,000
Allocation thru FY17 $16,124,000
Allocation for FY18 $0
President’s Budget FY19 $0

3. SPONSOR

Martin County Board of County Commissioners
2401 SE Monterey Road 
Stuart, Florida 34996

4. STATUS

The last renourishment of the Martin County Shore Protection Project was completed in May 2013 and included a Flood Control and Coastal Emergency component due impacts incurred with the passage of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. A contract was awarded in September 2017 to repair impacts from Hurricane Matthew and provide renourishment of the heavily eroded shore. The contract was funded with both Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) funding along with supplemental Construction General funding.

Martin County Shore Protection Project Map