US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

Intracoastal Waterway - Caloosahatchee River to Anclote River (O&M)

March 2019

FACT SHEET
Intracoastal Waterway Caloosahatchee River to Anclote River (O&M)
Operations & Maintenance
Congressional Districts: 12, 13, 14, 16, 17

 

1. DESCRIPTION

A channel 9 feet by 100 feet from Caloosahatchee River to Anclote River. Waterway includes existing improved channels in Pine Island Sound from Punta Rossa to Charlotte Harbor, in the entrance to Roberts Bay at Casey’s Pass, in Little Sarasota Bay and Sarasota Bay from Nokomis to Tampa Bay, and in Boca Ciega Bay from Tampa Bay to Clearwater Harbor. Length of project waterway is approximately 160 miles.

2. FUNDING

Allocation for FY19 $0
President's Budget for FY19 $0

 

3. SPONSOR

West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND)
P.0. Box 1845
Sarasota, Florida 34284-1845

 

4. STATUS

The Corps has completed a Dredge Readiness and Operations Plan (DROP) for the 160-mile Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW). The plan outlines maintenance dredging locations and anticipated completion timeframes for identified dredging priorities over the next 15 years. The DROP also highlights locations where local inlet dredging with beneficial reuse of material and coupled with local beach nourishment schedules can be optimized.

 

Intracoastal Waterway Caloosahatchee River to Anclote River Operations and Maintenance project map