US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

St. Johns County FL Shore Protection Project (I)

March 2018


St. Johns County FL Shore Protection Project (I)

Investigations (I)

Congressional Districts: 6


The ocean shoreline of St. Johns County is approximately 42 miles long. The St. Johns County feasibility study includes critically eroded shoreline in South Ponte Vedra Beach, Vilano Beach, and Summerhaven. Extreme erosion north of the St. Augustine Inlet due to the 2004 and 2005 Hurricane seasons has compounded the need for completion of the study. The recommended plan includes placement of sand along 3 miles of shoreline in Vilano Beach and South Ponte Vedra Beach. The recommended plan also calls for 3 renourishments (at 12-year intervals) over the project life.  


Estimated Total Cost $3,900,000
Estimated Federal Cost $1,900,000
Allocation thru FY16 $1,762,000
Allocation for FY17 $0
President’s Budget FY18 $0


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


The Chief of Engineer’s Report was officially signed on 8 August 2017. The final report is currently under administration review and is eligible for authorization in the next WRDA bill. Capability has been expressed in the FY18 workplan to initiate design.

St. Johns County Shore Protection Project map