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Corps awards contract for U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $9.8 million contract to Manson Construction Company for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay Entrance Channel. In addition, the Dutra Group will return to complete sand placement at Fernandina Beach around the December timeframe. [Read More]
Published: Sep-17-18

Corps monitoring tropics, maintains flow schedule from Lake O

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District maintains the current flow schedule for water releases from Lake Okeechobee. “We are closely monitoring tropical activity, including multiple storms in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean. If conditions change, we are ready to reevaluate the situation,” said Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida. [Read More]
Published: Sep-13-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts community meeting for Big Fishweir Creek project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a community meeting Thursday, September 20 at Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville, Fla. 32205. A poster session/meet and greet is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. followed by a formal presentation at 6:30 p.m. The public will have an opportunity for comment after the presentation. [Read More]
Published: Sep-13-18

Corps reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District announces a reduced flow schedule for water releases from Lake Okeechobee, to take effect Friday, September 6, 2018. This decision will be in effect until further notice. [Read More]
Published: Sep-06-18

Colonel Andrew D. Kelly assumes command of the Jacksonville District

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Col. Andrew D. Kelly assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District from Col. Jason Kirk today (Aug. 24) during a traditional Army ceremony held at The Times-Union Center in Jacksonville. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-18

Chief of Engineers signs San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study

The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study Aug. 23.The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing and future vessel movement, resolve navigation restriction problems, and present opportunities for economic development. [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-18

USACE adjusts Lake Okeechobee releases

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will adjust flows from Lake Okeechobee starting Friday (Aug. 24, 2018). The releases will achieve a 14-day average of 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) from Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77) and 1,500 cfs pulse from St. Lucie Lock &Dam (S-80). [Read More]
Published: Aug-23-18

Corps moves forward on Lido Key Storm Damage Reduction project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has taken another step forward regarding the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project, specifically finalizing the Environmental Assessment and signing a Finding of No Significant Impact for this project. [Read More]
Published: Aug-16-18

Corps to host water management briefing in Stuart

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has scheduled a water management briefing with U.S. Rep. Brian Mast on Friday, August 17. The briefing will take place from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the city commission chambers at Stuart City Hall located at 121 Southwest Flagler Avenue in Stuart. At the briefing, representatives from the Corps and the South Florida Water Management District will discuss the management of water in south Florida with the congressman. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-18

Corps awards Duval County shore protection contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. The Corps awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-18
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