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June, 2013


Corps extends current Lake Okeechobee release

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced plans to extend the current water release from Lake Okeechobee through next week. [Read More]
Published: Jun-28-13

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 to hold public meeting on the Bushnell Army Airfield former gas yard

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold a public meeting Wednesday, June 26 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Bushnell Community Center, 407 E. Belt Avenue. Corps representatives will explain the Proposed Plan for the former gas yard located at the Bushnell Army Airfield Formerly Used Defense Site. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting on Brooksville Turret Gunnery Range

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold a public meeting Tuesday, June 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, Brooksville, Fla. Corps representatives will explain the Proposed Plan for the Brooksville Turret Gunnery Range Formerly Used Defense Site. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-13

Corps to increase water releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will increase discharges from Lake Okeechobee next week to ensure adequate storage capacity is available for the remainder of the wet season. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducting debris removal at Vero Beach

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is in the process of conducting debris removal operations at Vero Beach, Fla., under the Defense Environmental Restoration Program for Formerly Used Defense Sites program, Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base project. Contractor crews are working offshore to search for and remove underwater objects known as horned scullies. [Read More]
Published: Jun-14-13

Corps to increase water releases from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has announced plans to increase the water releases from Lake Okeechobee as part of efforts to manage the rising lake level. [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-13

Okeechobee Waterway traffic restricted at Ortona Lock

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has announced restrictions on boat traffic at the Ortona Lock on the Okeechobee Waterway while a malfunctioning gate is repaired over the next three weeks. [Read More]
Published: Jun-07-13

Corps maintains current schedule on Lake Okeechobee discharges

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to continue water releases from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Estuaries. [Read More]
Published: Jun-07-13