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Pinellas County FL (C)

March 2018


FACT SHEET

Pinellas County FL (C)

Construction (C)

Congressional Districts: 12, 13, 14

1. DESCRIPTION

The project extends along 25 miles of island beaches from Dunedin Pass to Pass-A-Grille Pass. The project provides for the restoration of 1 mile of shoreline on Clearwater Beach Island, restoration of 7.9 miles of shoreline on Sand Key, restoration of 2 miles of shoreline on Treasure Island, nourishment of 0.5 miles of shoreline on Long Key, and periodic nourishment as needed along the entire length of the four segments.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost $464,500,000
Estimated Federal Cost $279,900,000
Allocation thru FY17 $135,296,000
Allocation for FY18 $0
President’s Budget FY19 $0

3. SPONSOR

Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners
14 South Ft. Harrison Avenue
Clearwater, Florida 33756

4. STATUS

Hurricane Hermine and Hurricane Irma impacted the County beaches and as a result construction of the Sand Key and Treasure Island segments will begin in April of 2018. Additional funds are still needed to repair damages to the Long Key segment. Construction costs currently total approximately $50M, with over $22M in FCCE funding.

 

Pinellas County Shore Protection Project map