US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

Martin County FL BEC (C)

March 2019

FACT SHEET
Martin County, FL BEC
Construction (C)
Congressional Districts: 18

1. DESCRIPTION

The Martin County Shore Protection Project includes nourishment of approximately 3.75 miles of beach extending from the St. Lucie County line south to the Stuart Public Beach Park in Martin County. Included in the project is restoration of the primary dune and a 35-foot-wide protective berm. The renourishment interval for this project is every 7 years.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost $59,400,000
Estimated Federal Cost $27,800,000
Allocation thru FY18 $20,672,000
Allocation for FY19 $0
President’s Budget FY20 $0

 

3. SPONSOR

Martin County Board of County Commissioners
2401 SE Monterey Road 
Stuart, Florida 34996

4. STATUS
 

The last renourishment of the Martin County Shore Protection Project was completed in May 2013 and included a Flood Control and Coastal Emergency component due impacts incurred with the passage of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. A contract was completed in May 2018 to repair impacts from Hurricane Matthew and provide renourishment ofthe heavily eroded shore. The contract was funded with both Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) funding along withsupplemental Construction General funding.

 

Martin County Shore Protection Project Map