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Jacksonville Harbor deepening project underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pleased to announce that the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project is officially underway as contractors began dredging Contract “A” - the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing federal navigation channel from 40 to 47 feet. [Read More]
Published: Feb-03-18

Brevard County Shore Protection Project underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is underway. The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. Contractors will place sand on the North Reach (9.6 miles) and South Reach (3.8 miles). The North Reach is from Cape Canaveral through Cocoa Beach south to the northern end of Patrick Air Force Base. The South Reach includes the towns of Indialantic and Melbourne Beach. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-18

Corps opens public comment period and hosts scoping meetings for Gulf Intracoastal Waterway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District opened a public comment period to gather information to define issues and concerns associated with the operations and maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), including those related to placement locations for dredged material. [Read More]
Published: Jan-17-18

Corps maintains current flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain current flows from Lake Okeechobee until further notice. [Read More]
Published: Jan-11-18

Corps continues transition to lower flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce discharges from Lake Okeechobee as it continues to implement its transition plan toward dry-season rates. [Read More]
Published: Jan-04-18

Jacksonville District to host Chief of Engineer's Environmental Advisory Board Meeting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will conduct a Chief of Engineer’s Environmental Advisory Board (EAB) public meeting January 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the DoubleTree Jacksonville Riverfront, 1201 Riverplace Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207. [Read More]
Published: Jan-03-18

Corps steps down water releases from Lake Okeechobee, releases to St. Lucie Estuary down to zero

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to implement a transition plan to step down water releases from Lake Okeechobee. “We are in the second week of our transition plan, which reduces flows to the Caloosahatchee and brings water releases at the St. Lucie down to zero. By next week, we will be at low flow levels for the dry season under the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule,” said Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida. [Read More]
Published: Dec-28-17

U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging and Fernandina Beach renourishment starts soon

Nassau County residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipes on Fernandina Beach around the first week of January in preparation for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach which will get underway in mid-February. [Read More]
Published: Dec-28-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to armor C-37 beginning January 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, it will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37) between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee beginning January 2018. The armoring construction will span approximately 18 months. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-17

Corps transitions to lower flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will implement a transition plan to step down water releases from Lake Okeechobee over the next three weeks. [Read More]
Published: Dec-21-17
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