US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

St. Johns County (Vilano Segment) FL (C)

March 2019

FACT SHEET

St. Johns County (Vilano Segment) (C)
Construction (C)
Congressional Districts: 4, 6

 

1. DESCRIPTION

The ocean shoreline of St. Johns County is approximately 42 miles long. The St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project includes critically eroded shoreline in South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach. Extreme erosion north of the St. Augustine Inlet due to the 2016 and 2017 Hurricane seasons has compounded the need for completion of design and construction. The authorized plan includes placement of sand along 3 miles of shoreline in Vilano Beach and South Ponte Vedra Beach. The plan also calls for 3 renourishments (at 12-year intervals) over the project life. 

 

2. FUNDING

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

Current Working Estimate   $36,800,000
Allocation thru FY18 $150,000
Allocation for FY19 $650,000
 

3. SPONSOR

St. Johns County Board of Commissioners
2740 Industry Center Road
St. Augustine, Florida 32084

 

4. STATUS

Approximately $36 million was received in the Bipartisan Budget Act. These funds are currently being used to complete design and permitting activities for the supplemental nourishment. The construction contract is scheduled for advertisement in January 2020 followed by award in April 2020.