Manatee Harbor FL (O&M)

May 2023

FACT SHEET

Manatee Harbor, FL
Operations and Maintenance (O&M)
Congressional Districts:16

1. DESCRIPTION

The project provides for federal maintenance of an existing 40-feet-deep by 400-feet-wide entrance channel and basin and extension of the south channel. The entrance channel extends approximately 3 miles in length from the turning basin to its intersection with the Tampa Harbor Main Channel.

2. FUNDING     

      a. Regular Civil Works Funds:

Allocation thru FY23 $4,445,000
President's Budget FY24 $240,000
   

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

Allocation thru FY22        $3,000,000
Allocation for FY23 $0
   

c. P.L. 117-58: Bi-Partisan Infrastructure Law:

Allocation thru FY22        $12,000,000
Allocation for FY23 $0
   

3. SPONSOR

Manatee County Port Authority
300 Tampa Bay Way, Suite I
Palmetto, Florida 34221-6608

4. STATUS

Maintenance dredging of the project was completed in March 2020. In 2021, approximately 200,000 cubic yards of dredged material was offloaded from the upland disposal facility to create additional upland capacity for future maintenance dredged material while providing beneficial use for environmental restoration at Washington Park. The next maintenance dredging event is scheduled to be completed in FY23, and the next offloading event is scheduled for contract award in late FY23.

Manatee Harbor Construction Map