US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

  • Corps hosts public scoping meetings for the Florida Keys Storm Risk Management Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a series of three National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings for the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study, and will accept public scoping comments until January 8, 2019.
  • Duval County shore protection project underway

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes is now underway. Approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park.
  • Corps hosts scoping meeting for Pinellas County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the Pinellas County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study Thursday, Nov. 15 at 9 a.m., Pinellas Park, 4000 Gateway Centre Blvd., Pinellas Park, Fla. 33782.
  • Corps of Engineers hosts scoping meeting for Puerto Rico Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the Puerto Rico Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study. The meeting is set for Tuesday, November 6 at the El Teatro Manuel Mendez Ballester, 5th Floor of la Casa Alcadia, Ave. San Carlos #11, Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The meeting will take place from 2 to 4 p.m.
  • Corps of Engineers hosts meeting for San Juan Metro Area Coastal Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Study. The meeting is set for Thursday, November 8 at the Colegio de Ingenieros y Agrimensores de Puerto Rico, Calle Antolin Nin Martinez 500 San Juan, Puerto Rico. The meeting will take place from 5 to 8 p.m.
  • Corps to maintain flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will maintain flows at current rates from Lake Okeechobee to the estuaries. Starting Friday October 26, the Corps will implement a 7 day average pulse release of 1,000 cfs as measured at the W.P Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79), which will continue until further notice. No flows are currently planned at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). Additional runoff from rain in the local Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed one or both targets.
  • U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging and Fernandina Beach renourishment starts soon

    Nassau County residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipes on Fernandina Beach around November 1 in preparation for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park - which will get underway in December and will last for approximately three months.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts scoping meeting for Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meetings for the Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study. The meetings will be held on Wednesday, November 7 at Cruise Terminal F on Port Miami, 1103 North Cruise Blvd., Miami, Fla. 33132 (complimentary parking in Lot G). The first meeting will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and the second meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. The information at both meetings will be the same.
  • Corps of Engineers announces emergency permitting procedures following Hurricane Michael

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced it received authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Michael.
  • Corps transitions to lower flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will transition to lower flows from Lake Okeechobee to the estuaries, starting Friday, October 5. “Drier conditions have meant we’ve been able to move water off the lake, and make it possible to reduce flows to the estuaries,” said Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida. “That includes a zero flow target for the St. Lucie, and a gradual transition down to 1,000 cubic feet per second for the Caloosahatchee over the next three weeks.”