St. Johns County, FL Coastal Storm Risk Management Project (South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beach)

May 2024


St. Johns County, FL Coastal Storm Risk Management Project 
(Ponte Vedra Beach) 
Construction (C)
Congressional District: 5, 6


The St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study (Ponte Vedra Beach) was authorized by the June 21, 2000, resolution adopted by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure of the United States House of Representatives (Docket 2646). The study includes activities and tasks required to identify and evaluate alternatives and the preparation of a decision document that recommends a coordinated and implementable solution for coastal stork damages in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. 



Estimated Total Cost $3,000,000
Estimated Federal Cost    $1,500,000

a. Regular Civil Works Funds:

Allocation thru FY23 $500,000
Allocation thru FY24  $0
President's Budget FY25 $0

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

Total Work Plan               $1,000,000
Allocation thru FY23 $800,000
Allocation for FY24 $0



St. Johns County Board of Commissioners
2740 Industry Center Road
St. Augustine, Florida 32084



The recommended plan includes 5.1 miles of beach and dune nourishment in the South Ponte Vedra segment (R-78 to R-103.5). The final design includes a 20-foot dune extension in addition to a 20-foot equilibrated berm width at an elevation of 13 feet NAVD88. The project will beach renourished on 10-year intervals using sand from offshore borrow areas (N-1, N-2 and N-3). Signing of the Chief of Engineers Report is currently tracking for 19 Apr 24.

St. Johns County, Fl CSRM Project Map Ponte Vedra