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Collier County FL Beach Erosion Control Project (I)

May 2020

FACT SHEET

Collier County FL Beach Erosion Control Project (I)
Investigations (I)
Congressional Districts: 19, 25

1. DESCRIPTION

Collier County is located on the south west coast of Florida about 120 miles south of the entrance to Tampa Bay and about 100 miles north of Key West. Naples is the largest city located along the shoreline in the county. The Feasibility Study was authorized by Section 4033 of Water Resources Development Act of 2007 (P.L. 110-114). Whereby the Secretary shall conduct a study to determine the feasibility of carrying out a project for hurricane and storm damage reduction and flood damage reduction in the vicinity of Vanderbilt, Park Shore, and Naples beaches, Collier County, Florida.

2. FUNDING

Project is funded under P.L. 115-123: Bi-Partisan Budget Act of 2018, Supplemental. Project is brokered to Norfolk District (NAO). NAO manages the project, including the funding and financial data.

3. SPONSOR

Collier County
3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 303
Naples, Florida 34112

4. STATUS

In October 2018, a Feasibility Cost Share Agreement (FCSA) was executed, and the SMART planning study was initiated. In January 2019, an Alternatives Milestone Meeting (AMM) was held. On 26 Mar 2020, a successful Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) Milestone meeting was held, resulting in an approval of the TSP identified by the Norfolk District. The district is currently working on the draft report and plans to begin the District Quality Control (DQC) in late April 2020. The release of the draft report for public review is currently scheduled to begin 29 May 2020. The Agency Decision Milestone (ADM) is scheduled for 19 October 2020 and the team will continue to work on optimization of the TSP until the ADM.

Collier County FL Beach Erosion Control Project Map