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Corps continues pulse releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to continue pulse releases from Lake Okeechobee at current rates while preparing for a gradual reduction of releases to dry-season flows over the coming weeks. [Read More]
Published: Dec-14-17

Corps steps down releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will step down releases from Lake Okeechobee for the third time in the past month. Starting Friday (Dec. 8), the Corps will initiate 7-day pulse releases with an average target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary of 3,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock & Dam (S-79) near Fort Myers, and 1,170 cfs for the St. Lucie Estuary as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. [Read More]
Published: Dec-07-17

The Corps of Engineers announces a new programmatic Biological Opinion (JaxBo)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Regulatory Division, received a new Programmatic Biological Opinion (PBO), referred to as ‘JaxBO,’ from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to address consultation requirements for certain activities that may affect federally listed threatened and endangered species occurring throughout the State of Florida, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. JaxBo was issued Nov. 20. [Read More]
Published: Nov-30-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues expedited emergency permitting procedures in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, responded to 22 actions resulting from Hurricane Maria, including heavy rain damage in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. [Read More]
Published: Nov-22-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for temporary levee construction in Yauco, Puerto Rico

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $1.68 million emergency contract to construct a temporary levee in Yauco, Puerto Rico Monday as part of its recovery efforts associated with Hurricane Maria. [Read More]
Published: Nov-03-17

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 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

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces emergency permitting procedures in response to Hurricane Maria and heavy damage in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced it has authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in the Antilles in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Maria, including heavy damage in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, including St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas and other surrounding minor islands. [Read More]
Published: Sep-22-17

Corps of Engineers announces emergency permitting procedures

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today it has authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Irma and recent heavy rains in south Florida. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-17
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