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2018 work-plan includes $143 million for projects in Florida and Puerto Rico

The $1.7 billion work-plan for Fiscal Year 2018 Civil Works appropriations, released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers June 11, includes $143 million for Jacksonville District’s continuing navigation, flood and coastal storm damage reduction and aquatic ecosystem restoration projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-18

Corps to resume flows Lake Okeechobee to Caloosahatchee

With Lake Okeechobee continuing its ascent, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to resume flows to the Caloosahatchee River starting tomorrow (Sept. 19). [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-17

Corps approves modification report for Herbert Hoover Dike

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a key report that authorizes additional rehabilitation work on the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps’ Jacksonville District received notification Tuesday (Aug. 30) that the dam safety modification report for the dike has been approved, marking the culmination of a four-year effort to conduct a risk assessment of the 143-mile earthen structure and develop alternatives for its rehabilitation. [Read More]
Published: Aug-31-16

Environmental report on proposed dike repairs available for review

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has released an environmental report for public review on its proposal for additional embankment repairs on Herbert Hoover Dike surround Lake Okeechobee. The report, known as an environmental assessment and draft finding of no significant impact focuses on a Corps proposal to extend embankment repairs in a six-mile area between Lake Harbor and Belle Glade on the south side of the lake. The document will be available for a 60-day review, with comments accepted until May 10. [Read More]
Published: Mar-13-15

Corps to seek comments on Herbert Hoover Dike proposal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to begin taking comments in March on a [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-15