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Public invited to comment on the St. Johns County draft shoreline study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to review and comment on the St. Johns County, Fla., Coastal Storm Risk Management Project draft feasibility study and environmental assessment. The open comment period starts Thursday, Feb. 18, and ends Apr. 4, 2016. [Read More]
Published: Feb-17-16

Corps approves request for increased Everglades’ flows

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division has approved a request from Florida Governor Rick Scott for deviation from its water control plan for a key Everglades reservoir located west of Miami. The deviation raises water levels in the L-29 canal, which runs along the north side of the Tamiami Trail (US Hwy 41) between Water Conservation Area 3 (WCA-3) and Everglades National Park. The WCA-3 water control plan limited those levels to elevation 7.5 feet (NGVD). The deviation raises the levels as high as elevation 8.5 feet, which would allow more water to flow from WCA-3 to Everglades National Park. [Read More]
Published: Feb-15-16

Port Everglades harbor improvement plan sent to Congress

Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Port Everglades Harbor Navigation Study Jan. 29, 2016, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the project’s report. [Read More]
Published: Feb-08-16

Corps to maximize flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will further increase flows from Lake Okeechobee this weekend in an effort to stem the rise in water level brought about by recent heavy precipitation. Starting Friday (Feb. 5), the Corps will remove specific target flows and release as much water as practical through Moore Haven Lock (S-77) located on the west side of the lake, and the Port Mayaca Lock (S-308) located on the east side of the lake. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-16

Mile Point construction moves forward; boaters should use caution

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District asks the public to use caution in the waterways at Mile Point on the St. Johns River. Heavy construction is ongoing in the Chicopit Bay and Helen Cooper Floyd Park area near Mayport Naval Station. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-16

Corps announces additional increase to flows from Lake Okeechobee

With the rise in Lake Okeechobee accelerating, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced its intent to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee. New targets are 6,500 cfs to Caloosahatchee and 2,800 cfs to St. Lucie. [Read More]
Published: Jan-29-16

Jacksonville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers -- A team of professionals making tomorrow better!

The Jacksonville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has recently released a number of new resources for media or members of the public who want to learn more about the district and its programs. [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-16

Corps to increase flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District intends to release more water from Lake Okeechobee starting this weekend as it continues to manage the lake level in the midst of El Nino conditions. [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-16

Corps hosts public meeting for the former Lee Field Naval Air Station

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a public meeting to present the Proposed Plan for the former Lee Field Naval Air Station – Landfill Area 2. The meeting will be held January 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the community room at the Green Cove Springs Police Department. [Read More]
Published: Jan-25-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers free tours at W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will offer free tours of the W. P. Franklin Lock and Dam on the Okeechobee Waterway in Alva through March. [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-16
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