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January, 2014


Corps hosts Flagler County Beach Study meeting

Jacksonville, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to attend a meeting and comment on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. An open comment period started Jan. 17 and will end Feb. 17. [Read More]
Published: Jan-27-14

Munitions found near Vero Beach

During an offshore removal action conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in Indian River County, south of Vero Beach, to address debris associated with past military activities at the former Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base, contractors discovered two suspected bombs in approximately 11 feet of water. This weekend, an explosives and ordnance disposal unit from the Mayport Naval Station will excavate the items, which are about 50 percent buried in the sand. They will then float and tow the items approximately one mile offshore for assessment and possible underwater detonation, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28. [Read More]
Published: Jan-24-14

Corps transfers first completed CERP project to local sponsor

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has transferred the first completed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) project to the local sponsor, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-14

Public invited to comment on the Flagler County draft shoreline study

Jacksonville, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to review and comment on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. The open comment period starts tomorrow, Jan. 17, and ends Feb. 17. [Read More]
Published: Jan-16-14

Broward County Beach Erosion Control update

Jacksonville, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces passing the halfway mark on Broward County Beach Erosion Control Project construction. Approximately 80,000 cubic-yards of beach quality sand now lies on 3.5 miles of shoreline between the Hillsboro Inlet and Washingtonia Avenue. [Read More]
Published: Jan-16-14