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Fort Pierce recovery starts 24-hour operations

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials say the recovery team will start 24-hour operations to remove the sunken barge in the Force Pierce inlet. [Read More]
Published: Mar-18-15

Fort Pierce recovery and salvage operation update

Recovery and salvage operations continue in Fort Pierce today as a result of a barge that sank in the inlet Feb. 24. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District officials say operations will likely last through the rest of the week to remove the wreck and its debris field, which are limiting navigation in the Federal channel. [Read More]
Published: Mar-09-15

Corps proposes operations changes on Okeechobee Waterway locks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking comment [Read More]
Published: Jan-14-15

Coral relocation completed at Miami Harbor

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), and the Port of Miami have completed additional relocation of coral colonies as part of a major project to deepen Miami Harbor. [Read More]
Published: Dec-19-14

Indian River IWW maintenance dredging starts in January

Navigation maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) Indian River Reach 1 in the Indian River Lagoon will start in early January. In addition to improving navigation safety, the dredging will also provide significant environmental benefits by removing muck from the federal navigation channel. [Read More]
Published: Dec-05-14

Tampa Harbor channel maintenance starts mid-November

Benefits navigation and Egmont Key JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline. [Read More]
Published: Oct-30-14

Locking restrictions to be implemented on Okeechobee Waterway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has announced restrictions on lock [Read More]
Published: May-30-14

Chief of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signs Lake Worth Inlet report

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) signed the Chief’s Report Apr. 16 on deepening and widening portions of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor. The Chief’s Report outlines the major national benefits of the project including transportation cost savings and increased economic efficiency of the port. The inlet’s primary problems include economic inefficiencies exacerbated by channel and turning basins that don’t meet current world fleet requirements. [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-14

St. Lucie Inlet Dredging Project update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that dredging operations continue without delays on the St Lucie Inlet Navigation Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. [Read More]
Published: Dec-10-13

Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway Facebook site launched

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the launch of the Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway Facebook site. This page is specifically geared towards people who want to learn more about Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway and the surrounding communities. A variety of information will be posted, including information about water releases, navigation, structure closings, water safety, recreation, the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST), the Herbert Hoover Dike, boating and fishing, environmental stewardship, local events, emergency operations and much more. “Like” Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway on Facebook at http://bit.ly/LakeO [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-13
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