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February, 2018


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-18

Fight invasive species at 12th Annual First Coast Air Potato (and other invasive plants) Roundup March 3

First Coast residents can fight invasive species by participating in the 12th Annual First Coast Air Potato (and other invasive plants) Roundup Saturday, March 3, 9 a.m. – noon in Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding area. The Invasive Species Management Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and partners at the First Coast Invasive Working Group host the event to celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week. [Read More]
Published: Feb-08-18

Jacksonville Harbor deepening project underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pleased to announce that the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project is officially underway as contractors began dredging Contract “A” - the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing federal navigation channel from 40 to 47 feet. [Read More]
Published: Feb-03-18

Brevard County Shore Protection Project underway

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is underway. The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. Contractors will place sand on the North Reach (9.6 miles) and South Reach (3.8 miles). The North Reach is from Cape Canaveral through Cocoa Beach south to the northern end of Patrick Air Force Base. The South Reach includes the towns of Indialantic and Melbourne Beach. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-18