• Munitions found near Vero Beach

    During an offshore removal action conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in Indian River County, south of Vero Beach, to address debris associated with past military activities at the former Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base, contractors discovered two suspected bombs in approximately 11 feet of water. This weekend, an explosives and ordnance disposal unit from the Mayport Naval Station will excavate the items, which are about 50 percent buried in the sand. They will then float and tow the items approximately one mile offshore for assessment and possible underwater detonation, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28.
  • Corps transfers first completed CERP project to local sponsor

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has transferred the first completed Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) project to the local sponsor, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD).
  • Public invited to comment on the Flagler County draft shoreline study

    Jacksonville, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to review and comment on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. The open comment period starts tomorrow, Jan. 17, and ends Feb. 17.
  • Broward County Beach Erosion Control update

    Jacksonville, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces passing the halfway mark on Broward County Beach Erosion Control Project construction. Approximately 80,000 cubic-yards of beach quality sand now lies on 3.5 miles of shoreline between the Hillsboro Inlet and Washingtonia Avenue.
  • Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project begins

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that construction operations will begin for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project in January. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program.
  • St. Lucie Inlet Dredging Project update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that dredging operations continue without delays on the St Lucie Inlet Navigation Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program.
  • Palm Beach County Beach Erosion Control Project work update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that construction activities are ongoing with the Palm Beach County Beach Erosion Control Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012. Beach nourishment provides significant storm damage protection benefits for upland structures in addition to restoring shorebird and marine turtle habitat.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold public meeting on Orlando Range & Chemical Yard

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold a public meeting Tuesday, December 10 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Stonewall Jackson Middle School, 6000 Stonewall Jackson Rd., Orlando, Fla. Corps representatives will explain the Proposed Plan for the former Orlando Range & Chemical Yard Formerly Used Defense Site.
  • Corps to close section of Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close a section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail along the
  • Dredging begins to deepen Miami Harbor

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District began dredging operations today on the Miami Harbor Deepening Project.