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Duval County shore protection project underway

The Duval County Shore Protection Project to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes is now underway. Approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park. [Read More]
Published: Nov-01-18

U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging completion and Fernandina Beach renourishment revised schedule

Dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay wrapped up March 31, which included maintenance dredging of the entrance channel and parts of the inner channel, returning the project to its authorized depths. The project also included beneficial placement of beach compatible sand in the northern portion of Fernandina Beach in Nassau County. [Read More]
Published: Apr-03-18

Public invited to Pinellas County beach renourishment meeting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and representatives from Pinellas County will host a public meeting on the Pinellas County Beach renourishment project Wednesday, March 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Indian Shores Municipal Facility. [Read More]
Published: Mar-16-18

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 announces public meeting for Sunny Isles Beach renourishment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County and the City of Sunny Isles Beach will host a public meeting August 31 at 6 p.m. for the Sunny Isles Beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-17

Chief of Engineers signs St. Johns County coastal storm risk management report

The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, Fla. – Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study August 8. The recommended plan includes approximately 3 miles of beach and dune renourishment within Vilano Beach and a small portion in South Ponte Vedra Beach. [Read More]
Published: Aug-16-17

Corps awards contract for Sunny Isles Beach renourishment, public meeting August 31

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract on August 9 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for $8,605,564.33, for the Sunny Isles Beach shoreline renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. Eastman Aggregate will renourish two areas of critically eroded areas of shoreline in Sunny Isles Beach with 140,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand truck-hauled from an upland sand mine. A public meeting is scheduled for August 31. [Read More]
Published: Aug-10-17

UPDATE - Vilano Beach receives much needed sand

A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging project is placing sand on critically eroded areas of Vilano Beach; however, the project will not cover as much of the beach as originally anticipated. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-17

Corps of Engineers completes Miami Beach renourishment project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces the completion of the Miami Beach erosional hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the ongoing Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. [Read More]
Published: Mar-27-17

Miami Beach sand project resumes; public meeting Jan. 5

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces that construction resumes after the holidays for the Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach invite the public to attend an informational meeting regarding the upcoming construction at Miami Beach City Hall Thursday, Jan. 5 at 6 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Dec-20-16
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