US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

  • Corps accepting comments on environmental review of State’s EAA reservoir study

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is accepting comments on its environmental review of the South Florida Water Management District’s Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) storage reservoir study. Comments will be accepted through April 30, 2018.
  • Corps announces receipt of proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials pilot projects

    Washington - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today announced that it received 94 proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material.
  • Fort Pierce shore protection project operations to start soon

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced that dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project will start mid-April. The project will place 385,000 cubic yards of sand on just under one mile of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort Pierce Inlet South Jetty and move southward.
  • Corps seeks public comment regarding water use for navigation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is seeking public comment regarding the use of waters within the State of Florida for navigation. The comment period closes April 18.
  • U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging completion and Fernandina Beach renourishment revised schedule

    Dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay wrapped up March 31, which included maintenance dredging of the entrance channel and parts of the inner channel, returning the project to its authorized depths. The project also included beneficial placement of beach compatible sand in the northern portion of Fernandina Beach in Nassau County.
  • Two Jacksonville District engineers recognized nationally

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the selection of two of its engineers as 2017 national award recipients. The Society of American Military Engineers, which leads collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges, selected Laureen Borochaner, chief of Engineering Division at the District, as the 2017 Wheeler Medal Award Winner. The U.S. Army Engineer Regiment selected Dan Blaydes as the 2017 Engineer Regiment Civilian of the Year Award recipient.
  • Corps accepts public comment through March 31 regarding temporary lock closure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will accept public comment through March 31 regarding the temporary closure of the Ortona Lock in scheduled for June. The Corps has been accepting public comments on the proposal to temporarily close the Ortona Lock along the Okeechobee Waterway in south Florida for maintenance and repairs since the end of January.
  • Public invited to Pinellas County beach renourishment meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and representatives from Pinellas County will host a public meeting on the Pinellas County Beach renourishment project Wednesday, March 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Indian Shores Municipal Facility.
  • Corps awards contract for U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and Blount Island dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $7,017,000.00 contract to Southern Dredging Co. Inc. of Charleston, South Carolina, for the maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay, Georgia, and Marine Corps Support Facility – Blount Island, Florida.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers extends expedited emergency permitting procedures in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District extended expedited emergency permitting procedures in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands to support the continued recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria. These alternative procedures remain in effect until June 21, 2018.