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Corps continues to address water challenges in south Florida

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commander for south Florida, Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, told local elected officials this morning the agency continues to work through water management challenges in south Florida. [Read More]
Published: Nov-03-17

Intracoastal Waterway maintenance dredging at Bakers Haulover starts soon

Bal Harbor Beach to benefit from problematic shoal! A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers maintenance dredging project within the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Bakers Haulover area will start as early as Nov. 18. According to Corps IWW Project Manager Shelley Trulock, the Bakers Haulover reach is one of the top three shoaling areas along the entire IWW. "We have an opportunity to dredge the IWW and put sand on eroded beaches in Miami-Dade County at no cost to the local communities,” she said. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-17

Sunny Isles Beach renourishment starts soon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces that construction starts soon for the Sunny Isles Beach renourishment project. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, will place approximately 140,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand from an upland sand mine on more than 4,400 feet of critically eroded shoreline in two locations, including both sides of the Newport Pier and at the north end of the city. Eastman Aggregates will truck-haul sand to Sunny Isles from the Vulcan Materials Witherspoon Sand Mine, located in Moore Haven, southwest of Lake Okeechobee. [Read More]
Published: Oct-30-17

Corps invites public to St. Augustine Beach renourishment community meeting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to attend a community meeting for the upcoming St. Augustine Beach renourishment project. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, November 2 at 6 p.m. at the St. Augustine Beach City Hall, Commission Chambers, 2200 A1A South, St. Augustine Beach, Fla. [Read More]
Published: Oct-27-17

Corps continues daily inspections of Herbert Hoover Dike

Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continue to report no significant issues of concern following inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. [Read More]
Published: Oct-20-17

A September to Remember

In late August, as Hurricane Irma churned in the Atlantic Ocean, staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District were making plans to get the right people with the right skill set in the right location in time for the storm. By the first week of September, several key team members were in place to deal with the aftermath to come. [Read More]
Published: Oct-14-17

Corps updates inspection results of Herbert Hoover Dike

Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District report no significant issues of concern following their most recent inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. [Read More]
Published: Oct-13-17

Corps announces inspection results of Herbert Hoover Dike

Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District have no significant issues of concern following their most recent inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. [Read More]
Published: Oct-06-17

Corps to stabilize bridge in Brevard County

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District will undertake repairs to stabilize a bridge in Brevard County after receiving a mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the State of Florida. [Read More]
Published: Oct-05-17

Corps awards Martin County shore renourishment contract

Hutchinson Island residents and visitors will see work on local beaches this winter that will improve the barrier island’s resiliency to storm events and help reduce risks to infrastructure. [Read More]
Published: Sep-28-17
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