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Palm Beach Harbor channel maintenance starts soon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that maintenance operations on Palm Beach Harbor (Lake Worth Inlet) will start early next week and continue through mid-April. The work includes placing all dredged materials on the beach immediately south of the southern jetty, extending the beach seaward approximately 60 feet. [Read More]
Published: Feb-24-16

Corps of Engineers announces Miami Harbor project completion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District completed construction on the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project, Corps officials announced during a PortMiami ceremony today. The Miami Harbor project is the first Federal navigation project in the southeast built to a 50 feet depth to accommodate today’s shipping needs. [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-15

Corps of Engineers announces Mile Point groundbreaking

More than 70 local, state and federal officials kicked off construction at Helen Cooper Floyd Park in Jacksonville today, July 7, 2015, during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Mile Point navigation project. The project will help improve navigation on the St. Johns River, increasing commerce efficiencies. [Read More]
Published: Jul-07-15

Chief of Engineers signs Port Everglades report

The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, signed the Chief’s Report for the Port Everglades navigation project June 26. The project includes deepening and widening the harbor to meet today’s and future shipping needs. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-15

Port Everglades reports out for public, agency review

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the release of the Port Everglades Feasibility Study and Final Environmental Impact Statement for public, state and agency review and comments. The study and report will be available for review and comment during a 30-day period that starts Friday, Mar. 20. [Read More]
Published: Mar-19-15

Palm Beach Harbor maintenance dredging provides for safe navigation and shore protection benefits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a maintenance dredging contract for Palm Beach Harbor, Palm Beach County. Construction may commence as soon as late January. [Read More]
Published: Jan-20-15

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

Wild life research conducted on Tampa Harbor dredge material island

For a little dredge disposal island, there’s a lot happening at Tampa Harbor’s 3-D. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and contractors on Dredge Material Placement Facility 3-D in Tampa Bay recently earned warm-n-fuzzies as they assisted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in effort to collect data. The Corps and its contractors, Carter’s Contracting Services, Inc. and LG2 Environmental Solutions (LG2ES), hosted and volunteered as assistants during a two-day FWC operation that involved building a corral and herding wild ducks for banding. [Read More]
Published: Sep-26-14

Corps of Engineers offers final comment period on Jacksonville Harbor study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District staff will host two public teleconferences Tuesday, March 18 at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The agenda for each meeting will be the same and will allow full participation from the public. Team members will provide an overview of the final report , respond to questions and receive comments from callers. To participate in the call, please dial 877-336-1280; when prompted for the access code, enter 6378917# and when prompted for a security code, enter 5279#. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-14

Corps achieves Lake Worth Inlet milestone

A group of experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, Port of Palm Beach and the local Harbor Pilots Association, achieved a victory when they received approval to release the final Integrated Feasibility Report for the Lake Worth Inlet study, which is now available. Click “Ports” in the right column and then click “Lake Worth Inlet Pilot Project” in the right column. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-14
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