US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District Website

  • Corps announces public comment and webinar on planned deviation from Lake O Regulation Schedule to reduce risk from Harmful Algal Blooms

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, announces public comment on the Draft Revised Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the planned deviation from the water control plan for Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades Agricultural Area, also known as the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS 2008) in order to reduce risk from Harmful Algal Blooms. A webinar to provide information regarding the proposed planned deviation is planned for 1 p.m. on July 21. Public comments are due July 30.
  • Corps Publishes RECOVER Interim Goals and Targets Report

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District published an updated version of the RECOVER (REstoration COordination & VERification) Interim Goals and Targets Report July 1 using improved models and data not available in the initial report. The report is available online at www.saj.usace.army.mil/IGIT, and Corps experts will be hosting two webinars for interested stakeholders to review the detailed changes to the Interim Goals and Targets. Webinars will begin at 10 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. July 15, 2020.
  • Virtual public meetings set for Florida Keys study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Monroe County, its nonfederal sponsor, have released the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The public is invited to learn more about the study and its findings during a series of online virtual sessions. USACE staff will be available to answer questions: • July 8, public meeting, 1-3 p.m. • July 9, office hours, 1-2 p.m. • July 13, public meeting, 5-7 p.m. • July 14, office hours, 5-6 p.m. The public meetings will feature a formal presentation, followed by an opportunity to ask questions. Community members have until Aug. 10 to provide feedback on the draft plan.
  • Corps opens public comment on Okeechobee Waterway maintenance dredging from Crossroads to St. Lucie Lock and Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District opens public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the operation and maintenance dredging of the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) from the intersection of the OWW and the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW), locally known as the Crossroads, to the St. Lucie Lock and Dam in Martin County, Florida. Public comment will be accepted through July 15, 2020.
  • LOSOM PDT Meeting Scheduled for June 25; Pre-registration required

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces the next Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM), to be held June 25 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions on public meetings, this meeting will be held online only. NOTE: Pre-registration required.
  • Virtual public meetings set for Miami-Dade Back Bay study

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Miami-Dade County, its nonfederal sponsor, will host a pair of online public meetings this month on the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The public is invited to learn more about the study and its findings at the identical virtual sessions, scheduled for 5-7 p.m. June 9 and 1-3 p.m. June 11. USACE staff will be available to answer questions. The public meetings follow release of the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, which is available at www.saj.usace.army.mil/MiamiDadeBackBayCSRMFeasibilityStudy/. The Draft IFR and Programmatic EIS, prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, identifies coastal storm flood risks to residents, industries and businesses; develops risk-management measures, and evaluates their impacts to public and natural environments. The deadline for all comments is July 20, 2020.
  • Corps announces gradual reopening of camping and recreation areas closed due to COVID-19

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the gradual reopening, starting June 1, of some Corps-managed recreation areas along the Okeechobee Waterway that were closed to protect against the further spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). “The health and safety of our employees, volunteers, and visitors is our top priority. Our rangers have been hard at work, planning for the gradual reopening of our recreation facilities and implementing increased protection measures and signage to ensure everyone can enjoy our recreation areas safely and responsibly,” said Jeff Fallin, Chief of the South Florida Operations Office in Clewiston. “We know that everyone is looking forward to getting outside and returning to their favorite recreation areas, and appreciate the public’s patience and understanding during this unprecedented time.”
  • El Cuerpo de Ingenieros otorga fondos para el dragado de mantenimiento del Puerto de Mayagüez en Puerto Rico

    El Distrito de Jacksonville del Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de EE. UU. (USACE por sus siglas en ingles), otorgó $1.63 millones adicionales, el 21 de mayo, a un contrato emitido previamente a Weeks Marine, Inc., para el dragado de mantenimiento del Puerto de Arecibo. Estos fondos aumentan el monto total del contrato adjudicado en enero pasado a $6.3 millones y ahora incluye el dragado de mantenimiento del puerto de Mayagüez en Mayagüez, Puerto Rico.
  • Corps awards funding for Mayaguez Harbor maintenance dredging in Puerto Rico

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded an additional $1.63 million, May 21, to a previously issued contract to Weeks Marine, Inc., for the Arecibo harbor maintenance dredging. The additional funding increases the total contract awarded this past January to $6.3 million and now includes maintenance dredging of the Mayaguez harbor in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.
  • Corps opens public comment on construction of a Dredged Material Management Area in Martin County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District opens public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for construction of a dredged material management area (DMMA) at Site O-23 located in Martin County, Florida. Public comment will be accepted through June 18, 2020.