Marine Corps Island Dredging (O&M)

April 2022

FACT SHEET

Marine Corps Island Dredging (O&M)
Operations and Maintenance 
Congressional Districts: 4

1. DESCRIPTION

The work consists of maintenance dredging the 38-foot slip basin at the U.S. Marine Support Facility Blount Island, Jacksonville, Florida. 

2. FUNDING

Allocation for FY22  (USMC)  $3,308,876,000
President's Budget FY23 $5,500,000
 

3. SPONSOR

U. S. Marine Corps

Support Facility Blount Island

Jacksonville, FL 32226

4. STATUS

Approximately 125,000 cubic yards is maintenance dredged every year. Dredged material is placed in the Dayson Island upland disposal area. Effort in FY22 includes condition surveys, plans and specifications, and award of the next O&M dredging contract as well as rehabilitation of the Dayson Island Dredged Material Management Area. The next maintenance dredging event is scheduled for award in August 2022. Work is scheduled for completion in December 2022.