US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes public notice for proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has published a public notice for the proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion project. The permit applicant proposes to expand existing port facilities (and associated dredging) to accommodate additional demand for deep-water cargo service in the Port Tampa Bay area. Since the proposed work includes impacts to water bodies that are under jurisdiction of the Corps of Engineers, the applicant is required by the Clean Water Act to obtain a Department of the Army permit.
  • Corps resets flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary following recent rain

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will target 7-day average flows of 1,000 cubic feet per second from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee Estuary when local basin runoff from recent rains subsides.
  • Corps announces Duval County shore protection project completion

    The Duval County Shore Protection to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design is now complete. The project placed roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park.
  • Corps invites public to provide input on new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to provide scoping input on the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM). A series of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings will be held throughout south Florida during the month of February and public scoping comments will be accepted until March 31, 2019.
  • Corps adjusts flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has adjusted the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee and the W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee Estuary, on Friday, January 25. The new release schedule will began on Friday, January 25, with a constant release of 700 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers. The St. Lucie target will remain at zero cfs.
  • Corps steps down flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will step down the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary to 850 cubic feet per second on Friday, January 11.
  • Corps announces changes to Kissimmee River lower basin navigation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues work towards bringing the Kissimmee River Restoration project to completion. Ongoing construction in the Kissimmee River lower basin is limiting navigation between water control Structures 65A and 65D. To access the river north of the construction activities, boaters are advised to use the Structure 65 boat ramp off U.S. Highway 60 on the west side of the structure. Navigation will remain open both north and south of the Istokpoga Canal boat ramp. Navigation south of the construction site is available via the Structure 65D Boat Ramp.
  • Corps announces updated schedule for Ponce de Leon Inlet maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces holiday schedule changes to maintenance dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet and pumping sediment to the near-shore of New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County. The near-shore work naturally nourishes the beach via wave action, which then helps reduce risk to landside infrastructure.
  • Corps awards Horseshoe Cove dredging contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $2,067,025 contract Dec. 6 to dredge shoal material from Horseshoe Cove and the turning basin. The dredging will return this area to its authorized depth of six feet, with one foot of allowable over-depth.
  • Corps awards contract for Broward County Beach renourishment, public meeting January 9

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract on December 6 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for $7,864,770.87, for Contract A of the Broward County Segment III Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Beach Erosion Control Project 2018, Broward County, Florida. A public information meeting is scheduled for January 9.