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Duval County FL BEC (C)

March 2019


Duval County, FL BEC (C)
Construction (C)
Congressional Districts: 4, 5 


Duval County is located on the northeast coast of Florida at Jacksonville. The project was authorized by House Document 519/89/2 in 1966. The project provides for initial beach fill and periodic nourishment, as needed, for the 10 mile segment extending from the St. Johns River south to the Duval-St. Johns County line. The design consists of a 60-foot-wide berm at an elevation of 11 feet above mean low water. A Section 934 (PL 99-662) reevaluation study approved February 1992 by ASA (CW), extended Federal participation in cost sharing until 2028.


Estimated Total Cost $110,073,000
Estimated Federal Cost $65,506,000


a. Regular Civil Works Funds:

Allocation thru FY18 $46,470,000


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

Current Working Estimate $2,000,000
Allocation thru FY18 $100,000
Allocation for FY19 $0
Current Working Estimate $16,500,000
Allocation thru FY18 $16,500,000
Allocation for FY19 $0



City of Jacksonville
Department of Public Works
220 East Bay Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32202-3493


The Duval County SPP, Hurricane Irma, FCCE event was initiated on 1 Nov 2018 and completed construction activities on 30 Jan 2019. This contract completed by Manson Construction placed approximately 800k cubic yards of sand on 8 miles of critically eroded beaches and dunes along Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, Atlantic Beach and Hanna Park. All work has been completed with final payment occurring 29 March 2019. The total value of the contract was approximately $16M.


Duval County Florida BEC project map