Duval County FL BEC (C)

May 2020

FACT SHEET

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

1. DESCRIPTION

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.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost   $104,630,000
Estimated Federal Cost $62,000,000

 

a. Regular Civil Works Funds:

Allocation thru FY19          $50,195,000

 

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

Resiliency
Current Working Estimate        $125,000
Allocation thru FY19 $100,000
Allocation for FY20 $25,000
FCCE
Current Working Estimate   $16,500,000
Allocation thru FY19 $16,500,000
Allocation for FY20 $0


3. SPONSOR

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

4. STATUS

The Duval County SPP was last renourished after Hurricane Irma which completed construction in January 2019. Annual beach monitoring and surveys are currently being completed for 3 years post construction as required by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection State Water Quality Permit. The next renourishment will be scheduled for 2023 subject to appropriations.  

Duval County Florida BEC project map