Martin County FL BEC (C)

May 2023

FACT SHEET
Martin County, FL BEC
Construction (C)
Congressional District: 21

1. DESCRIPTION

The Martin County Shore Protection Project includes the nourishment of approximately 3.75 miles of beach extending from the St. Lucie County line south to the Stuart Public Beach Park in Martin County. Included in the project is the restoration of the primary dune and a 35-foot-wide protective berm. The renourishment interval for this project is every 7 years.

2. FUNDING

Estimated Total Cost $54,400,000
Estimated Federal Cost $25,400,000

     

     a. Regular Civil Works Funds:

Allocation thru FY22 $19,273,000
Allocation for FY23 $0
President’s Budget FY24 $0

   

    b. P.L. 117-43: Disaster Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act:

Total Work Plan $14,800,000
Allocation for  FY23 $14,800,000

 

3. SPONSOR

Martin County Board of County Commissioners
2401 SE Monterey Road 
Stuart, Florida 34996

4. STATUS
 

A renourishment of the Martin County Shore Protection Project was completed in May 2018 to repair impacts from Hurricane Matthew and provide renourishment of the heavily eroded shore. The contract was funded with both Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) funding along with supplemental Construction General funding. The next renourishment interval is scheduled for 2025. Martin County received approval for $14.8M in FCCE funding for Rehabilitation Assistance due to Hurricane Ian.

Martin County Shore Protection Project Map