Palm Beach County (Mid-Town) FL (C)

May 2023


Palm Beach County (Mid-Town), FL BEC
Construction (C)
Congressional Districts: 20, 21, 22, 23


The area of Palm Beach County, Mid-Town was authorized by Sec. 101, Rivers and Harbors Act of 1958, Public Law 85-500. The segment is located along the east coast of Florida in the central portion of Palm Beach County, in the town of Palm Beach. The Mid-Town segment starts about 3 miles south of Lake Worth Inlet at Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) R-monument R-91 and extends about 3.4 miles south along the oceanfront to R-106.5


Estimated Total Cost $323,300,000
Estimated Federal Cost $82,100,100


a. Regular Civil Works Funds::

Allocation thru FY22 $11,720,000
Allocation for FY23 $0
President's Budget FY24 $0


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

Current Working Estimate $23,900,000
Allocation thru FY22 $11,720,000
Allocation for FY23 $0
Allocation thru FY22 $200.000


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

Total Work Plan $12,000,000
Allocation for FY23 $12,000,000



Town of Palm Beach
Public Works Department
951 Old Okeechobee Road
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401


The Mid-Town segment underwent initial construction as part of the 50-year period of federal participation in 2020.  Following the award of a construction contract in January 2020, approximately 777,000 cubic yards of sand was placed along 2.8 miles of beach between FDEP monuments R-89 and R-102. Construction began in March 2020 and was completed in May 2020. The project’s first renourishment is anticipated in 2028.

The Palm Beach County Mid-Town segment was recently impacted from Hurricane Nicole in November 2022. The Corps, Jacksonville District is preparing a Project Information Report for the segment to determine Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies (FCCE) eligibility under Public Law 84-99.