US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

Fiscal Year 2019 Congressional Fact Sheets - NOT FOR PUBLIC VIEW; EDIT ONLY

March 2019

FACT SHEET
Manatee Harbor Improvements, FL
Investigations (I)
Congressional Districts: 14, 15, 16
 
1. DESCRIPTION

Manatee Harbor is located in Tampa Bay, Manatee County on the West Coast of Florida. The existing 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 from the turning basin to its intersection with the Tampa Harbor Main channel. The primary benefits of the project are expected to be derived by eliminating or reducing navigational restrictions and inefficiencies; also provides an opportunity to reduce the risk of adverse environmental impacts from a new project or protect or improve environmentally sensitive areas in the vicinity of the Federal project through potential beneficial uses of dredged material.

2. FUNDING
       
Estimated Total Cost  $3,000,000
Estimated Federal Cost $1,500,000
Allocation thru FY18 $100,000
Allocation for FY19 $0
President’s Budget FY20 $0


3. SPONSOR
 
Manatee County Port Authority
Port Manatee/Tampa Bay
300 Tampa Bay Way, Suite I
Palmetto, Florida 34221-6608

4. STATUS

The study was new start for FY16, with an execution of a Feasibility Cost Sharing Agreement with the non-Federal sponsor on 10 November 2015. The study was put on