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W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area beach closed for swimming

The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area for swimming because of concerns about water quality. [Read More]
Published: Oct-15-15

Clean Water Act case settled between the U.S. and Juan Carlos Sainz

A Miami-Dade County homebuilder, Juan Carlos Sainz, has been required to pay a $45,000 civil penalty and repay $222,482.96 plus $30,276 in interest to settle alleged violations of the Clean Water Act. [Read More]
Published: Oct-01-15

Army Corps of Engineers invites volunteers to W.P. Franklin Recreation Area on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 26

The Jacksonville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the public to participate in a day of service at the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam Recreation Area near Alva on Saturday, September 26. Activities include planting native trees and shrubs. [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-15

Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 26

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will waive day-use fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches at its recreation areas nationwide on Sept. 26 in recognition of National Public Lands Day. [Read More]
Published: Sep-15-15

Corps reopens “boat-in” docks at W.P. Franklin Campground

The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reopened four “boat-in” docks at the W.P Franklin North Campground on the Caloosahatchee River near Fort Myers following the completion of structural repairs. [Read More]
Published: Sep-09-15

Corps relocates Antilles office to new location

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that its Antilles Office, located at 400 Fernandez Juncos, has officially relocated to the Angel Ramos Foundation-Annex Building. [Read More]
Published: Sep-08-15

W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area beach closed for swimming

The Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area for swimming because of concerns about water quality. The beach remains open for sunbathing and recreational activities other than swimming. [Read More]
Published: Aug-20-15

Corps hosts Dade County shore protection public meetings in Miami Aug. 25, Hobe Sound Aug. 26 and Fort Pierce Sept. 2

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to provide comments on the draft Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the Identification of Alternative Sand Sources for the Remaining Period of Federal Participation, Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Corps will host public meetings in Miami Aug. 25, Hobe Sound Aug. 26 and Fort Pierce Sept. 2. [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-15

USACE recognizes Jax District Portugués Dam Project Team

The Jacksonville District’s Portugués Dam Project Team has won the USACE Dam Safety Team Award of Excellence for 2015. The team brought together experts from across the Corps, as well from the private sector, to design, review and build the thick-arch roller-compacted-concrete dam. [Read More]
Published: Jul-28-15

Jacksonville District salutes new PEs

Three engineers with the Jacksonville district, Jose Bilbao, Tony Ledford and Matthew Tibbs, recently achieved a major professional milestone, when they became licensed professional engineers. [Read More]
Published: Jul-28-15
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