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Jacksonville District commander talks about south Florida programs

Col. Jason Kirk, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, talked with reporters this afternoon about ongoing efforts to rehabilitate the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee and implement the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) and other components of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Program. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-17

Bridge maintenance impacts boaters on Okeechobee Waterway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is alerting boaters of a route closure that will impact travel along the southern part of Lake Okeechobee. The Corps learned today that crews from Palm Beach County will conduct emergency maintenance on the Torrey Island Bridge which crosses Okeechobee Waterway Route 2 near Belle Glade. While the repairs are underway, crews will suspend operations of the swinging bridge, effectively closing the route to most vessels. [Read More]
Published: Mar-07-17

Corps invites public to Port Everglades navigation improvements project meeting

Jacksonville, Florida – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encourages the public to provide input as part of an updated analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Port Everglades navigation improvements project. An open comment period started in late September and will end March 24, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Feb-16-17

Fernandina Beach sand placement starts this week

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that a portion of Fernandina Beach will soon receive much-needed sand as part of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel maintenance project. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-17

Construction continues on Kissimmee River Restoration; Navigation closures remain in effect

As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to work towards bringing the Kissimmee River Restoration project to completion, navigation closures will remain in effect to accommodate ongoing construction activities. [Read More]
Published: Feb-13-17

Sand Key project to repair damages from Hurricane Hermine

The recently approved Pinellas County Shore Protection Project will repair damages sustained from Hurricane Hermine to the Sand Key Segment. The project is approved under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Act (Public Law 84-99), which authorizes activities for repair of federally authorized shore protection projects threatened or damaged by coastal storms. The project is set to begin this September and could last four months. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-17

Fight invasive species at First Coast Air Potato Roundup Feb. 25

First coast residents can fight invasive species by participating in the 11th Annual First Coast Air Potato Roundup Saturday, Feb. 25, 9 a.m. – noon in Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding area. The Invasive Species Management Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and partners at the First Coast Invasive Working Group host the event to celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week. [Read More]
Published: Feb-07-17

Corps invites public to Broward County’s Port Everglades navigation improvements project meeting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encourages the public to provide input as part of an updated analysis under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) for the Port Everglades navigation improvement project. [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-17

Miami Beach sand project resumes; public meeting Jan. 5

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces that construction resumes after the holidays for the Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach invite the public to attend an informational meeting regarding the upcoming construction at Miami Beach City Hall Thursday, Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Dec-20-16

Duval County shore project will reinitiate in the spring

Work on the Duval County Shore Protection Project will continue through Dec. 3 and then reinitiate again in May 2017, said U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials. The goal remains to restore the protection features. [Read More]
Published: Nov-30-16
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