US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

  • Corps extends comment period on proposed LORS deviation

    The Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is extending the comment period for a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for a proposed deviation to the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) 2008. The new deadline for comments is Sept. 5, 2019, providing the public an additional 15 days to review and comment on the proposed deviation that will provide the agency additional water management flexibility at Lake Okeechobee to help address harmful algae blooms (HABs).
  • Port Everglades maintenance dredging assessment is out for review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces a draft environmental assessment and proposed finding of no significant impact for the operation and maintenance dredging and dredged material placement for the Port Everglades Navigation Project, Broward County. The draft information is available for public, state and agency review and comment starting today, Aug. 9, and ending Sept. 9, 2019.
  • Construction starts soon for Surfside Beach renourishment

    Summary: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces that construction mobilization will begin August 8, 2019 for the $17.9 million Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • Corps seeks comments on proposed LORS deviation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking comments to a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) related to proposed changes to the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) 2008 that will provide the agency additional water management flexibility at Lake Okeechobee to help address harmful algae blooms (HABs) to the best of its authority. Comments will be accepted for 15 days from Aug. 6 to Aug. 21, 2019.
  • Corps’ dredge Murden to emergency dredge shoaling in Martin County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge Murden arrived in Martin County Aug. 1 to dredge a problematic shoal creating a safety concern within the Crossroads reach of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW). The Corps requests recreationists slow down and use caution in this construction area. The Crossroads reach is where three federal channels come together -- the IWW, the Okeechobee Waterway and the St. Lucie Inlet.
  • Corps releases East Lake Toho Drawdown and Habitat Restoration Final EIS for public comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District released the East Lake Tohopekaliga Drawdown and Habitat Enhancement (East Lake Toho) Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for public comment. Public comments are due by September 3, 2019.
  • Corps announces LOSOM project team meetings and public workshops

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today the planned schedule for Project Delivery Team meetings supporting the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) and a series of workshops to provide the public with information about the ongoing efforts to update water management guidelines for the lake which integrate additional projects that will be coming online in 2022.
  • Corps awards Intracoastal Waterway, Matanzas dredging contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a maintenance dredging contract today (July 29, 2019) for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in St. Johns and Flagler counties. The Corps awarded the $5,898,389.00 small business set aside contract to Southwind Construction Corporation of Evansville, Indiana.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts job fair in Clewiston

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a job fair next week in Clewiston as the organization seeks to fill multiple positions in south Florida. The event will take place Thursday, August 1, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Florida Operations Office at 525 Ridgelawn Road, Building SF-2, Classroom 525, Clewiston, Florida.
  • Corps renews partnership with Florida’s Silver Jackets

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is renewing its partnership with Florida’s Silver Jackets through the signing of a new charter that will guide the team moving forward. The charter establishes the expectations for implementation of the Silver Jackets Team for the State of Florida.