US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

  • Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project agreement signed

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District commander signed a project partnership agreement with the City of Jacksonville for the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Restoration project June 7. With the signed agreement, the project now moves into the design and permitting phase.
  • USACE to begin water releases from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will start releasing water from Lake Okeechobee this weekend as part of its effort to manage rising water levels.
  • Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project progress update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced that additional sand placement will require dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project to continue until May 31 – with demobilization activities occurring into mid-June.
  • Clearwater Pass maintenance dredging begins soon

    Maintenance dredging of Clearwater Pass in Pinellas County is scheduled to begin May 5 and will take an estimated 35 days to complete. The project includes dredging within the federal navigation channel at Clearwater Pass to previously authorized depths in the entrance channel, from the bridge to the junction with the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, and also branching into Clearwater Harbor.
  • Corps of Engineers Identifies Short-Term Natural Disaster Recovery Activities

    Washington - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has announced an initial set of work to be accomplished with a portion of the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.
  • Corps awards maintenance dredging contract for Jacksonville Harbor

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the Jacksonville Harbor. Work includes maintenance dredging 38- and 40-foot projects, Cut-7 through Cut -45, Cut-55, Cut-G, and the Lower Terminal Channel, in Duval County.
  • Swimming beach open at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has reopened the swimming beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area on the Caloosahatchee River. The swimming beach on the Caloosahatchee River near Olga was closed temporarily due to elevated levels of E. coli bacteria. Recent test results indicate that the water quality at the swimming beach meets the safety criteria recommended by the Florida Department of Health and the area is safe for waders and swimmers. The public is welcome to enjoy the beach and many other amenities available at the recreation area.
  • USACE to receive $50 million from state for dike repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed an agreement with the state of Florida to accept $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area beach closed for swimming

    The Jacksonville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has closed the beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area for swimming because of concerns about water quality. The beach remains open for sunbathing and recreational activities other than swimming.
  • Corps stresses public safety at St. Augustine Beach renourishment project site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District stressed the importance of public safety around work areas for the ongoing St. Augustine Beach renourishment project. The public is urged to stay out of active construction zones, and particularly to not cut across from behind to access the surf. “Public safety is one of our highest priorities and it is imperative people stay and remain out of work areas to avoid injury,” said Jason Harrah, project manager.