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Herbert Hoover Dike/Rehabilitation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues work on Herbert Hoover Dike, the 143-mile structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Since 2001, the Corps has made a significant investment, over $870 million, in projects designed to reduce the risk of catastrophic failure of the aging structure. [Read More]
Published: Apr-21-17

Miami Harbor - Phase III Dredging Project

The Port of Miami is situated in the Biscayne Bay, which is home to many protected, threatened and endangered species including the Florida manatee, sea turtle species and bottlenose dolphins, in addition to numerous important recreational and commercial fish species. Terrestrial and marine habitats surrounding the Port include beaches, mangroves, seagrass beds and hardbottom and reef communities. As such, the Miami Harbor Deepening Project has been closely coordinated with resource agencies, stakeholders and members of our surrounding community during the planning process. The US Army Corps of Engineers and the Port of Miami are committed to working with all parties to ensure environmental resources are protected, and to monitoring prior, during and after the dredging takes place. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-12