• National Safe Boating Week, May 17-23, 2014

    National Safe Boating Week is the official launch of the 2014 Safe Boating Campaign. This yearlong campaign promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of life jacket wear by recreational boaters.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers initiates emergency permitting procedures

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that it has initiated emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from the April 2014 storm that affected the Florida Panhandle. The emergency permitting procedures will be in effect through October 2014.
  • Corps of Engineers completes Brevard County beach project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces that operations have wound down on the Brevard County Beach Erosion Control Project with yesterday’s completion of the North Reach. The South Reach was completed in January. Dredged beach sand now reinforces more than 10 miles of Brevard County shoreline.
  • Additional Corps briefing needed prior to release of Central Everglades final report

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be scheduling an additional briefing to seek approval to release the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) final report for state and agency review. It is anticipated that the report will be released no later than the end of June 2014.
  • Chief of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signs Lake Worth Inlet report

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) signed the Chief’s Report Apr. 16 on deepening and widening portions of the Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach Harbor. The Chief’s Report outlines the major national benefits of the project including transportation cost savings and increased economic efficiency of the port. The inlet’s primary problems include economic inefficiencies exacerbated by channel and turning basins that don’t meet current world fleet requirements.
  • Corps closes portions of Lake O Scenic Trail & boat ramp

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close additional portions of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commander promoted to rank of lieutenant colonel

    Lt. Col. Mark R. Himes was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in a ceremony conducted April 4.
  • Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce the amount of water currently
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emphasizes safety during spring break at Culebra

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking spring break visitors to Culebra and the surrounding area to exercise caution during their stay and be on the lookout for any items that could be potential munitions.
  • Draft Everglades System Status Report available for public review

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District — the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) — announce publication of the draft 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem.