Dade County FL Feasibility Study (I)

JUNE 2021

FACT SHEET

Dade County, FL Feasibility Study
Investigations (I)
Congressional Districts: 23, 24, 35, 26, 27

1. DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this study is to address protection of critical infrastructure, reduction of structure damages, and evacuation route protection in response to the risks and effects of coastal storms and associated impacts such as sea level rise, storm surge, and extreme wind and tidal effects. The purpose of this study is to address protection of critical infrastructure, reduction of structure damages, and evacuation route protection in response to the risks and effects of coastal storms and associated impacts such as sea level rise, storm surge, and extreme wind and tidal effects.   

2. FUNDING

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

Current Working Estimate $3,000,000
Allocation thru FY20 $1,500,000
Allocation for FY21 $0

 

3. SPONSOR

Miami-Dade County
701 Northwest 1st Court, 4th Floor
Miami, Florida 33136

4. STATUS

This study started its official three-year timeline in October 2018 and will conclude with a Chief’s Report in September 2021. Inclusion of Key Biscayne segment requires additional time and funding and was included in a time extension waiver request which was endorsed to ASA (CW) on November 2020.  This waiver extends the Chief’s Report until October 2022. As of March 2021, the waiver is still pending final approval.

 

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