US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

Manatee Harbor, FL (O&M)

March 2019

FACT SHEET

Manatee Harbor, FL (O&M)

Operations and Maintenance (O&M)

Congressional Districts: 14,15,16

 

1. DESCRIPTION

The project provides for federal maintenance of an existing 40 foot deep by 400 foot wide entrance channel and basin. The entrance channel extends approximately 3 miles in length from the turning basin to its intersection with the Tampa Harbor Main Channel.

 

2. FUNDING

a. Regular Civil Works Funds:

Allocation thru FY19 $4,307,000
President's Budget FY20 $230,000
 

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

Current Working Estimate $3,250,000
Allocation thru FY18 $750,000
Allocation for FY19 $2,250,000
 

3. SPONSOR

Manatee Port Authority
300 Tampa Bay Way, Suite 1
Palmetto, Florida 34221-6608

 

4. STATUS

Funding allocated in FY219 will be used for scheduled maintenance of the harbor. The Jacksonville District is also working with Manatee County to prepare an offloading site for material in the upland disposal facility which will create additional upland capacity.

 

Manatee Harbor Operations and Maintenance map