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Palm Beach Harbor FL (O&M)

March 2018


FACT SHEET

Palm Beach Harbor FL (O&M)

Operations and Maintenance

Congressional Districts: 18, 20, 21, 22

1. DESCRIPTION

The project is located in Palm Beach County on the lower east coast of Florida. Palm Beach Harbor provides an entrance channel 35 feet deep, 400 feet wide, and 0.8 miles long, merging with an inner channel 33 feet deep, 300 feet wide, and 0.3 miles long, then flaring into a turning basin with a 1,200 foot turning diameter, and jetties on the north and south sides of the inlet. Length of project is about 1.6 miles.

2. FUNDING

Allocation for FY18 $4,000,000
President’s Budget FY19 $2,785,000

3. SPONSOR

Port of Palm Beach
P.O. Box 9935
Riviera Beach, FL 33419

4. STATUS

FY17 maintenance dredging began in December 2017 and completed in January 2018.  The material was being placed in the designated beach placement area south of the inlet. FY18 maintenance dredging design efforts are currently underway pending Q2 FY18 survey results. Coordination continues with the Port of Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Town of Palm Beach, and Palm Beach Shores.

 

Palm Beach Harbor Operations and Maintenance