US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District Website Website

Jacksonville Harbor FL (O&M)

March 2019


Jacksonville Harbor, FL (O&M)
Operations & Maintenance
Congressional Districts: 3, 4, 5


The Jacksonville federal channel is 40 feet deep from the ocean to River Mile 20, via Dames Point-Fulton Cutoff, thence 34 feet to Commodore Point, and thence 30 feet deep to the F.E.C. Railway Bridge at Jacksonville; maintenance of the existing 42 and 40 foot depth entrance channel; widening of channel by 100 feet near Mile 5 and by 200 feet near Mile 7; Maintenance of jetties at channel entrance; construction of training walls and revetments; a navigation and floodway channel 26 feet by 200 feet along south side of Commodore Point; and approach and mooring basin 20 feet deep, 1,300 feet long at 20 foot depth contour and 600 feet long at pier head line near Naval Reserve Armory in South Jacksonville, a depth of 24 feet between that depth contour and the pier head line from Hogan Creek to the foot of Laura Street; and a depth of 28 feet to within 60 feet long at pier head line between foot of Laura Street and St. Elmo W. Acosta (formerly upper state) Bridge.


Allocation for FY19 $10,555,000
President’s Budget FY20 $8,310,000



Jacksonville Port Authority
2831 Talleyrand Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32206-3496


Dredging of the federal channel is completed annually. The FY19 O&M dredging contract will be advertised on 20 March 2019 with award on 23 April 2019. This contract will remove shoals located at Talleyrand, MOL and Blount Island Terminals.

Jacksonville Harbor Operations and Maintenance project map