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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

Corps to reduce flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will begin dry-season flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary starting Friday (Nov. 11). The new target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will be a seven-day average of 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers. No water from the lake is expected to be released through St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: Nov-10-16

Corps to suspend flows to St. Lucie; reduce flows to Caloosahatchee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will suspend flows from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie Estuary and reduce flows to the Caloosahatchee Estuary. The adjustment in discharges will take place tomorrow (Nov. 4). The new target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will be a seven-day average of 1,425 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers. No water from the lake will be released through St. Lucie Lock (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: Nov-03-16

Duval Co. shore protection project to continue during Sea & Sky Spectacular Airshow - public access impacts at Neptune Beach

Work will continue on the Duval County Shore Protection Project throughout the Sea & Sky Spectacular Airshow this weekend, affecting public access areas along central and north Neptune Beach. [Read More]
Published: Nov-02-16

Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee this weekend as it begins a transition toward dry-season operations. Starting Friday (Oct. 28), the target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary will be reduced to a seven-day average of 2,800 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) located near Fort Myers. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will be reduced to a seven-day average of 800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: Oct-27-16
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