Jacksonville Harbor Deepening (C)

April 2022


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


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.


Estimated Total Cost $877,500,000
Estimated Federal Cost $316,500,000
Allocation thru FY20 $195,629,000
Allocation for FY22 $0
President’s Budget FY23 $0



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


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 currently tracking to complete ahead of schedule in June 2022. Once complete the district and non-federal sponsor will complete up to 10 years of post-construction environmental monitoring in accordance with the authorized project and state water quality permit.

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