US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

  • USACE awards seepage barrier contract as part of dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to construct several miles of seepage barrier at the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of its ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure that surrounds Lake Okeechobee.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes request for proposals for beneficial use of dredged materials

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published in the Federal Register its request for 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.
  • Fight invasive species at 12th Annual First Coast Air Potato (and other invasive plants) Roundup March 3

    First Coast residents can fight invasive species by participating in the 12th Annual First Coast Air Potato (and other invasive plants) Roundup Saturday, March 3, 9 a.m. – noon in Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding area. The Invasive Species Management Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and partners at the First Coast Invasive Working Group host the event to celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week.
  • Jacksonville Harbor deepening project underway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pleased to announce that the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project is officially underway as contractors began dredging Contract “A” - the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing federal navigation channel from 40 to 47 feet.
  • Brevard County Shore Protection Project underway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is underway. The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. Contractors will place sand on the North Reach (9.6 miles) and South Reach (3.8 miles). The North Reach is from Cape Canaveral through Cocoa Beach south to the northern end of Patrick Air Force Base. The South Reach includes the towns of Indialantic and Melbourne Beach.
  • Corps opens public comment period and hosts scoping meetings for Gulf Intracoastal Waterway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District opened a public comment period to gather information to define issues and concerns associated with the operations and maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), including those related to placement locations for dredged material.
  • Corps maintains current flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain current flows from Lake Okeechobee until further notice.
  • Corps continues transition to lower flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce discharges from Lake Okeechobee as it continues to implement its transition plan toward dry-season rates.
  • Jacksonville District to host Chief of Engineer's Environmental Advisory Board Meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will conduct a Chief of Engineer’s Environmental Advisory Board (EAB) public meeting January 10 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the DoubleTree Jacksonville Riverfront, 1201 Riverplace Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207.
  • Corps steps down water releases from Lake Okeechobee, releases to St. Lucie Estuary down to zero

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to implement a transition plan to step down water releases from Lake Okeechobee. “We are in the second week of our transition plan, which reduces flows to the Caloosahatchee and brings water releases at the St. Lucie down to zero. By next week, we will be at low flow levels for the dry season under the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule,” said Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida.