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Corps posts Miami Harbor channel-side assessment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the release and posting of the Miami Harbor Deepening Project one-year post-construction assessment for hard-bottom middle and outer reef benthic communities. The report includes data relevant to an assessment of temporary and permanent project effects at channel-side sites as per the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit conditions for construction. [Read More]
Published: May-17-17

Corps invites public to Port Everglades navigation improvements project meeting

Jacksonville, Florida – 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 improvements project. An open comment period started in late September and will end March 24, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Feb-16-17

Corps of Engineers announces Miami Harbor project successes

Jacksonville, Fla. – The U.S Army Corps of Engineers announces the official construction completion on the Miami Harbor Deepening and Widening Project, the first major port deepening to a 50-feet depth in the southeastern United States. Along with deepening, which was finished in September, mitigation construction is also completed. Recent monitoring shows the mitigation features are functioning successfully. “We are pleased at the success of the mitigation features,” said the Corps’ Jacksonville District Commander, Col. Jason A. Kirk. “The features include nearly 17 acres of seagrass and 12 acres of artificial reef.” [Read More]
Published: Dec-03-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, USEPA to hold open house concerning Tampa Dredged Material Disposal site onboard offshore survey vessel ‘BOLD’

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District (USACE) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 will hold a unique two-day open house here concerning the Tampa Ocean Dredged Material Disposal Site (ODMDS). [Read More]
Published: Apr-06-11