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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District Commander, Col. James L. Booth, (right) provides the Under Secretary of The Army, Hon. Gabe Camarillo an overview and brief of USACE projects in the Jacksonville District Area of Responsibility at the facilities of the Puerto Rico National Guard in Fort Buchanan, Guaynabo, July 27, 2022. (USACE photos by Mark Rankin)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District hosted Jaime A. Pinkham, The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) along with state, local leaders and key Everglades partners for a project overview and tour inside the Everglades in Miami-Dade County, Florida, on July 21, 2022. (USACE photo by Mark Rankin)
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Jason E. Kelly, signs the Final Report of the South Atlantic Coastal Study during a virtual, online ceremony July 25, 2022. The South Atlantic Coastal Study Team managed the four-year, $18.4 million, comprehensive regional study that was designed to identify the risks and vulnerabilities of tidally influenced areas to increased hurricane and storm damage as a result of sea level rise. The study area included the entire Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean coasts from Mississippi to North Carolina as well as Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
San Juan, Puerto Rico. (July 26, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a Ceremonial Signing for the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) and Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to start construction of the Caño Martín Peña Ecosystem Restoration Project today at the Area Recreativa Jose Pepe Diaz (Pepe Díaz Trail Park), San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Grab and Go! An excavator grabs a bucket full of beach sand and loads it onto a dump truck at Indian Beach Park in Miami, Fla., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues work on the Miami Beach Renourishment project that distributes sand placement at the southern end of the Indian Beach Park and Allison Beach. (USACE photo by Mark Rankin)
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 45-day public comment period for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Draft EIS. Comments due Mon. Sept. 12, 2022. A series of Virtual NEPA Meetings are scheduled starting Aug. 9.
JACKSONVILLE, FL. (May 23, 2022) – Federal, state, and local leaders joined U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and the JAXPORT team to celebrate at a ribbon cutting ceremony that marked the completion of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project through JAXPORT’s Blount Island terminal. The project deepened the federal shipping channel from 40 to 47 feet, providing the channel depth needed for larger container ships to call on City of Jacksonville, Florida - Government from destinations worldwide. A deeper harbor also allows ships currently calling Jacksonville to carry more cargo on board. (USACE photo by Mark Rankin)
Matthew Schrader, a coastal engineer and planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District has worked and played on most of the 1,350 miles that make up the Florida coast. (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Photo by Brigida I. Sanchez)
Each weir will have a 16 x 22 inch concrete cap and a 3 x 15 foot notch, allowing for continued vessel and fauna transit. The advantage of the design is that it can be adapted for sea level rise by constructing additional height uniformly across the entire length of the respective weir. (USACE photos by USACE Jacksonville District Supplemental team)

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South Atlantic Coastal Study Final Report signed
8/1/2022
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division Commander, Brig. Gen. Jason E. Kelly, signed the Final Report of the South Atlantic Coastal Study during a virtual online ceremony on July 25...
Hon. Gabe Camarillo gets overview of USACE Projects in Puerto Rico
7/27/2022
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District Commander, Col. James L. Booth, (Middle) and Deputy District Commander, Antilles Area, Maj. Jesus Soto, (Left) provide the Under Secretary of...
USACE signs Project Partnership Agreement for Caño Matín Peña Ecosystem Restoration Project in San Juan, Puerto Rico
7/26/2022 UPDATED
San Juan, Puerto Rico. (July 26, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a Ceremonial Signing for the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) and Memorandum of Agreement...
USACE hosts Infrastructure representatives for tour of the Everglades
7/21/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District hosted Mitch Landrieu, White House Sr. Advisor and Infrastructure Implementation Coordinator, Jaime A. Pinkham, The Assistant Secretary of the...

News Releases

USACE further reduces target flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee
7/29/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will reduce target flows from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee beginning Saturday, July 30, as lake levels remain steady due to drier...
USACE invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to educational webinars and Listening Sessions about the Integrated Delivery Schedule for Everglades Restoration
7/28/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites our partners, the public and stakeholders to join us for two virtual Integrated Delivery Schedule educational webinars and Stakeholder...
USACE seeks comments on LOSOM Draft NEPA documents
7/27/2022
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) announces a 45-day public comment period for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Draft Environmental Impact Statement...
USACE signs Project Partnership Agreement for Caño Matín Peña Ecosystem Restoration Project in San Juan, Puerto Rico
7/26/2022 UPDATED
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District hosted a Ceremonial Signing for the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) and Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to start construction of the Caño...

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