Lido Key FL Shore Protection Project (C)

April 2022


Lido Key, FL Shore Protection Project
Construction (C)
Congressional Districts: 16, 17


House Resolution dated 14 September 1995 authorized the study for Lido Key. House Document 91-320, de-authorized the project on 1 January 1990, in accordance with the provisions of Section 1001(b)(1) of Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) 1986. Section 364 of WRDA of 1999 reauthorized the project. The project area comprises 8,280 feet of the Lido Key Gulf of Mexico shoreline.


Estimated Total Cost $290,000,000
Estimated Federal Cost $181,000,000
Allocation thru FY20 $16,269,000
Allocation for FY21 $0,
President’s Budget FY22 $0



City of Sarasota
1565 First Street
Sarasota, Florida 34230


The project received work-plan funds in the amount of $13.426M for construction in FY18 and $1.297M in FY20. FONSI was signed on 30 July 2018. A Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) was executed September 2018. The construction contract for initial beach nourishment and construction of two groins was awarded 19 March 2020. The project includes nourishment of approximately 1.56 miles of shoreline (FDEP R-Monuments: 35-44) and two groins near the southern end of the project. Initial beach construction was completed in December 2020 and construction of the groins was completed in April 2021. Physical and environmental monitoring ongoing as required by permit.

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