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St. Johns County, FL BEC (C)

March 2018


FACT SHEET

St. Johns County, FL BEC

Construction (C)

Congressional Districts: 6

1. DESCRIPTION

The St. Johns County, FL storm damage reduction project begins approximately 2.5 miles south of the south jetty of St. Augustine Inlet. The purpose of this project is to mitigate for downdrift shoreline impacts caused by the Federal navigation channel at  St. Augustine Inlet, and provide storm damage reduction to the upland development. The cost sharing for this project is 80.5 percent Federal and 19.5 percent non-Federal due to the impacts of the Federal navigation channel to the downdrift beaches. The renourishment cycle for the project is every 5 years.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost $257,198,000
Estimated Federal Cost $206,848,000
Allocation thru FY16 $47,142,000
Allocation for FY17 $0
President’s Budget FY18 $0

3. SPONSOR

St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners
2740 Industry Center Road
St. Augustine, Florida 32084

4. STATUS

The 3rd periodic renourishment was awarded to Marinex Construction on 7 September 2017. This contract will placed ~800k cy of sand on critically eroded areas of St. Augustine Beach. Construction completed is scheduled for end of May 2018.