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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

Jacksonville District commander talks about south Florida programs

Col. Jason Kirk, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, talked with reporters this afternoon about ongoing efforts to rehabilitate the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee and implement the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) and other components of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Program. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-17

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

Corps awards contract for Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has awarded a construction contract that will help to restore critical water flow to Biscayne Bay as part of its ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. The Corps awarded the construction contract for the L-31E Flow Way Culverts 712A and 712B to Sweat, LLC from Orange Park, Florida on Wednesday (Sept. 28) for $777,572. [Read More]
Published: Sep-30-16

Miami Beach sand project starts soon

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces that construction will start tomorrow 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 Corps’ contractor, Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, will start mobilizing equipment at the 46th Street access and staging area tomorrow, and place sand on the beach in that area within the next few weeks. [Read More]
Published: Aug-22-16

Corps announces public meeting for Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County Division of Environmental Resources Management and the City of Miami Beach will host a public meeting July 12 for the Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. [Read More]
Published: Jul-06-16

Corps awards contract for Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract on June 30 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC, of Lake Worth, Florida, for $11,889,480.65, for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. [Read More]
Published: Jul-01-16

Jacksonville District statement: Port Miami and Port Everglades deepening projects

A statement of the Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about the Port Miami and Port Everglades deepening projects. [Read More]
Published: May-31-16

Corps finalizes environmental assessment on sand sources for Miami-Dade beach renourishments

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has concluded that the proposed use of alternative sand sources throughout the remaining period of federal participation in the Dade County, Florida Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project will cause no significant impacts to the environment. [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-16

Corps approves request for increased Everglades’ flows

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers South Atlantic Division has approved a request from Florida Governor Rick Scott for deviation from its water control plan for a key Everglades reservoir located west of Miami. The deviation raises water levels in the L-29 canal, which runs along the north side of the Tamiami Trail (US Hwy 41) between Water Conservation Area 3 (WCA-3) and Everglades National Park. The WCA-3 water control plan limited those levels to elevation 7.5 feet (NGVD). The deviation raises the levels as high as elevation 8.5 feet, which would allow more water to flow from WCA-3 to Everglades National Park. [Read More]
Published: Feb-15-16
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