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Corps awards Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces awarding the first Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract to The Dutra Group of San Rafael, Calif. The Corps awarded the contract late yesterday in the amount of $22,826,400. Contract “A” is the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing Federal navigation channel, from its current authorized depth of 40 feet to 47 feet. [Read More]
Published: Sep-20-17

Corps asks boaters to SLOW DOWN, use caution

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. “We’ve seen some close calls here on the water because people are speeding through the area,” said Corps Construction Project Engineer Mike Lyons, Jacksonville District. [Read More]
Published: Jun-09-16

Mile Point: New flow-way open to boaters

A new flow-way is now open in Chicopit Bay on the St. Johns River, and boaters there are helping the Mile Point construction crew by remaining alert in the busy construction area. Restoring the historical flow-way in Chicopit Bay and its connection to the Intracoastal Waterway system is necessary for the Mile Point project, which will improve vessel navigation on the St. Johns River. [Read More]
Published: Apr-20-16

Jacksonville District comments on Notice of Intent to Sue

Jacksonville, Fla. -- “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District fully considered all comments on the Jacksonville Harbor Project during the study planning phase. This congressionally authorized project was extensively studied and modeled, and rigorously peer-reviewed by internal and external experts. Based on certified Corps of Engineers models and other relevant information, deepening the St. Johns River is projected to have a positive economic benefit and only minor environmental effects. We’re confident the risk of unforeseen environmental impact is extremely low, and we will monitor and reevaluate, if appropriate, as new information becomes available. In the meantime, we’ll continue to press forward with the pre-construction, engineering and design work.” ~ Project Manager Jason Harrah [Read More]
Published: Aug-12-15

Corps of Engineers announces Mile Point groundbreaking

More than 70 local, state and federal officials kicked off construction at Helen Cooper Floyd Park in Jacksonville today, July 7, 2015, during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Mile Point navigation project. The project will help improve navigation on the St. Johns River, increasing commerce efficiencies. [Read More]
Published: Jul-07-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers achieves another Jacksonville Harbor milestone

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and the Jacksonville Port Authority received unanimous approval of the Corps’ Civil Works Review Board for the Jacksonville Harbor Navigation (Deepening) Study’s Final Integrated General Reevaluation Report II and Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement following their presentation in Washington, D.C Tuesday, Feb. 25. [Read More]
Published: Mar-07-14

Corps of Engineers extends comment period and schedules public meeting for Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that the comment period for the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study has been extended to October 24, 2013. A public meeting will be held Tuesday, September 24th at the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal, to discuss recently updated information for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers extends comment period for Jax Harbor Deepening Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that the comment period for the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study has been extended to Sept. 30, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Aug-01-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting on Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold a public meeting Thursday, June 27 at the JAXPORT Cruise Terminal, 9810 August Drive to discuss the release of the draft tentatively selected plan for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study. An open house and poster session will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., followed by a formal presentation and official comment period. [Read More]
Published: Jun-25-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces release of draft study for Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today the release of the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official 45-day comment period in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). [Read More]
Published: May-30-13
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