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Duval County shore protection project ends in success

Duval County beach goers are now enjoying a newly engineered beach that improves the area’s resiliency to wave action and reduces risk to infrastructure. Contractors completed the dredge work last week, achieving the goal of restoring protection features prior to hurricane season, which starts today. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-17

Duval County shore project will reinitiate in the spring

Work on the Duval County Shore Protection Project will continue through Dec. 3 and then reinitiate again in May 2017, said U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials. The goal remains to restore the protection features. [Read More]
Published: Nov-30-16

Duval County shore protection project starts this weekend

Duval County beach residents and visitors will see work start on local beaches this weekend that will improve the coastal area’s resiliency and reduce risk to infrastructure. The Duval County Shore Protection Project will place sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion of Atlantic Beach. [Read More]
Published: Sep-16-16

Corps awards Duval County shore protection contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, for $13,572,170. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-16

Help fight invasive species at 8th Annual Air Potato Roundup on March 1

The Invasive Species Management Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and our partners at the First Coast Invasive Working Group invite you to celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week by participating in the 8th Annual Air Potato Roundup on Saturday, March 1. Come join the fun and help your local community rid itself of air potato, an invasive vine that is choking our native vegetation. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-14