• Corps of Engineers seeks public review and comment for proposed maintenance dredging of Sawpit Creek

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, seeks public review and comment on its Environmental Assessment in regard to proposed maintenance dredging of the federally authorized Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) channel, settling basins and advance maintenance areas (AMA) in the waters of Sawpit Creek, the Amelia River and Nassau Sound, Florida. Comments must be received by Nov. 4, 2022, for consideration.
  • How to Identify US Army Corps of Engineers Blue Roof Program contractors

    The temporary blue roofs offered through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operation Blue Roof are free. Here's how to spot a USACE employee or contractor, and what to do if you suspect fraud or misrepresentation.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Installs First Blue Roof in Fort Myers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing the installation of the first Blue Roof in Fort Myers, Oct. 8. The installation is a part of the FEMA assigned Corps-managed Operation Blue Roof program. The program's primary goal is to provide as many storm-damaged eligible roofs with protection from further damage from rain in future storms. Additionally, it seeks to provide residents with a livable house while they recover from the effects of Hurricane Ian.
  • Working Draft of 2022 Everglades Restoration Integrated Delivery Schedule available to the public

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to join us for the release of the Working Draft of the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) 2022 at the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Meeting on Wednesday, October 19, 2022. The IDS provides the roadmap for sequencing, planning, design, construction and operations of both federal and state projects related to Everglades restoration.
  • USACE announces start of Blue Roof Program in response to Hurricane Ian

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist eligible homeowners with temporary roof repairs after Hurricane Ian. The Operation Blue Roof program will begin on Oct. 3 to provide a temporary blue covering with fiber-reinforced sheeting to help reduce further damage to property until permanent repairs can be made.
  • USACE announces BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meetings on Oct. 4 and Oct. 20

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meetings for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project study on Tuesday, October 4, and Thursday, October 20, 2022.
  • USACE awards large, foundational construction contract for CEPP EAA A-2 Reservoir

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, awarded the second Corps construction contract for the Central Everglades Planning Project Everglades Agricultural Area (CEPP EAA) Phase Reservoir, a key component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). This contract is for the Foundation and Cutoff Wall features of the CEPP EAA A-2 Reservoir located in Palm Beach County, Florida.
  • Corps of Engineers announces emergency permitting procedures to support recovery following Hurricane Ian

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced that it received authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Ian.
  • Corps suspends operations at navigation locks

    With Hurricane Ian set to make landfall in Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is suspending its operations at the five lock and dam structures on the Okeechobee Waterway and at the Canaveral Lock.
  • Jacksonville District announces preparations for Hurricane Ian

    As Hurricane Ian makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico toward Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is preparing to respond as needed and providing information to boaters and campers on operational adjustments that will take place at navigation locks and recreation facilities.