US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

Flagler County Shore Protection Project (C)

 March 2019

FACT SHEET
Flagler County Shore Protection Project (C)
Construction (C)
Congressional District: 6

 

1. DESCRIPTION

Flagler County is located on the northeast coast of Florida approximately midway between the Florida/Georgia state line and Cape Canaveral. The county is bounded to the north by St. Johns County and to the south by Volusia County.

The Authorized Plan is the National Economic Development (NED) plan, consisting of a 10-foot dune and beach profile extension in central Flagler Beach. The renourishment covers 2.6 miles of shoreline and mainly prevents damage to SR-A1A.

Construction of the project involves a sand borrow source located seven miles offshore of the project site in Federal waters. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has sole jurisdiction over the identified sand resources for this project under the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, and is a cooperating agency on this project. The plan will most likely be constructed with a dredge and land-based equipment typically used for beach nourishment projects. Initial construction will require approximately 330,000 cubic yards (cy) of sand and each periodic nourishment event will require approximately 320,000 cy. The renourishment interval is expected to be approximately 11 years, equaling 4 renourishment events in addition to initial construction over the 50 year period of Federal participation.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost        $98,789,000
Estimated Federal Cost $52,023,000

 

a. Regular Civil Works Funds:

Allocation thru FY18                             $0

 

b. P.L. 115-123: Bi-Partisan Budget Act of 2018, Supplemental:

Current Working Estimate    $17,500,000
Allocation thru FY18 $200,000
Allocation for FY19 $800,000
 

3. SPONSOR

Flagler County
1769 E. Moody Blvd. Suite 309
Bunnell, FL  32110

 

4. STATUS

$17,500,000 was approved for design and construction of this critical beach nourishment project. The PDT is currently engaged with design and permitting activities to include draft plans, FDEP water quality application, borrow area identification, etc. The construction contract is scheduled for advertisement in Jan 2020 followed by award in April 2020.

 

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