Palm Beach County (Mid-Town) FL (C)

June 2021

FACT SHEET

Palm Beach County (Mid-Town), FL
Construction (C)
Congressional Districts: 18, 20, 21, 22

1. DESCRIPTION

The area of Palm Beach County, Mid-Town was authorized by Sec. 101, Rivers and Harbors Act of 1958, Public Law 85-500. The segment is located on the east coast of Florida in the central portion of Palm Beach County, more specifically the Town of Palm Beach. The Mid-Town segment starts about 3 miles south of Lake Worth Inlet at Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) monument R-91 and extends about 3.4 miles south along the oceanfront to FDEP monument R-106.5.

2. FUNDING

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

Construction  
Current Working Estimate $22,900,000
Allocation thru FY20 $11,520,000
Allocation for FY21 $0
Resiliency
Current Working Estimate   $200,000
Allocation thru FY20 $100.000
Allocation for FY21 $0

 

3. SPONSOR

Town of Palm Beach
Public Works Department
951 Old Okeechobee Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

4. STATUS

The Mid-Town segment underwent initial construction as part of the 50-year period of Federal participation in 2020. Following award of a construction contract in January 2020, approximately 777,000 cubic yards of sand was placed along 2.8 miles of beach between FDEP monuments R-89 and R-102. Construction began in March 2020 and was completed in May 2020.