Jacksonville Harbor Deepening (C)

June 2021

FACT SHEET

Jacksonville Harbor Deepening
Construction (C)
Congressional Districts: 3, 4, 5

1. DESCRIPTION

Jacksonville Harbor is located in Duval County, Florida. The Harbor consists of 20 river miles starting at the mouth of the St. Johns River where it empties into the Atlantic Ocean. The authorized project (WRRDA 2014) includes deepening the Federal channel to 47 feet from the entrance channel to approximately River Mile 13; two areas of widening at the Training Wall Reach and St. Johns Bluff Reach; and two new turning basins at Blount Island and Brills Cut.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost $835,200,000
Estimated Federal Cost $302,000,000
Allocation thru FY20 $160,167,000
Allocation for FY21 $35,457,000
President’s Budget FY22 $0

 

3. SPONSOR

Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) 
2831 Talleyrand Avenue 
Jacksonville, Florida 32206-3496

4. STATUS

The Corps has awarded 3 deepening construction contracts known as Contract A (3 river miles), Contract B (5 river miles) and Contract C (3 river miles). To date Contracts A and B have been completed. Contract C was awarded in September 2020 and is scheduled for completion in May 2022. This will complete all required deepening as per the authorized project. Once complete in May 2022 the district and non-federal sponsor will complete up to 10 years of post-construction monitoring in accordance with the authorized project and state permit.

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