Manatee County FL BEC (C)

June 2021


Manatee County, FL BEC
Construction (C)
Congressional Districts: 14, 15, 16


The project area is located just south of Egmont Key at the entrance to Tampa Harbor. Section 201 of the Flood Control Act of 1965, Public Law 89-298, authorized the project for construction. The Manatee County Shore Protection Project provides for 4.7 miles of initial beach fill and periodic nourishment along Anna Maria Island. The project dimensions provide a berm 75 feet wide at elevation 5 feet above mean low water and a natural seaward slope shaped by wave action. Initial construction consisting of 2.6 million cubic yards of beach fill along 3.2 miles of shorefront was completed in March 1993 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Estimated Total Cost     $89,700,000
Estimated Federal Cost $48,800,000

a. Regular Civil Works Funds:

Allocation thru FY20          $42,200,000

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

Current Working Estimate $19,700,000
Allocation thru FY20 $10,336,000
Allocation for FY21 $0
Current Working Estimate      $200,000
Allocation thru FY20 $200,000
Allocation for FY20 $0


Manatee County Board of County Commissioners
1112 Manatee Avenue West
Bradenton, Florida 34205


The construction contract for the project's 3rd renourishment was awarded in April 2020 with supplemental appropriations from the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (P.L.115-123) and shared with the non-Federal sponsor, Manatee County, funding. Project construction consisted of placing sands on the federal portion (R12-R33.4) of Anna Maria Island. Approximately 762,000 cubic yards of material from a nearshore borrow area was placed on the federal portion between July and October 2020. In addition, the Corps managed placement of approximately 250,000 cubic yards on material on Coquina Beach, the non-federal portion (R33.4-R41.5), between October and November 2020.


Manatee County Shore Protection Project Map