US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

Pinellas County FL (C)

March 2019

FACT SHEET

 

Pinellas County FL (C)

Construction (C)

Congressional Districts: 12, 13

1. DESCRIPTION

The project extends along 25 miles of island beaches from Dunedin Pass to Pass-A-Grille Pass. The project provides for the restoration of 1 mile of shoreline on Clearwater Beach Island, restoration of 7.9 miles of shoreline on Sand Key, restoration of 2 miles of shoreline on Treasure Island, nourishment of 0.5 miles of shoreline on Long Key, and periodic nourishment as needed along the entire length of the four segments.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost $477,400,000
Estimated Federal Cost $288,100,000
Allocation thru FY17 $135,546,000
Allocation for FY18 $0
President’s Budget FY19 $0

 

3. SPONSOR

Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners
14 South Ft. Harrison Avenue
Clearwater, Florida 33756

4. STATUS
 

Construction of the Sand Key and Treasure Island segments were completed in 2018 as a result of Hurricane Hermine and Hurricane Irma impacts to the County beaches. Additional funds were secured in order to repair damages to the Long Key segment, scheduled to commence in May 2019. Construction costs currently total approximately $52M, with over $22M in FCCE funding.

 

Pinellas County Shore Protection Project map