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Corps seeks public comment on San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District
Published July 28, 2020
Flooded street connected to Condado lagoon in San Juan Puerto Rico

Damage sustained from storms and hurricanes

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking comment starting today on the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The study team has produced a draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment report, which is currently available for public review on the Study’s page, www.saj.usace.army.mil/SanJuanMetro.

The purpose of this study is to determine Federal interest in a recommended plan to reduce damages to infrastructure as a result of coastal flooding as a result of storm surge, tide and waves from coastal storms and hurricanes along the Back Bay areas in the municipality of San Juan and adjacent municipalities.  

The Corps is requesting that any questions or comments be submitted, by Wednesday, August 26, 2020, to  SJMBackBay@usace.army.mil or by mail at:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District
ATTN: Angela Dunn
701 San Marco Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida 32207-8175

A public webinar is scheduled for August 18 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (English) and from 1:00 p.m to 3:00 p.m (Spanish). Please visit the study website for the meeting link and for additional details.

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Contact
Catalina Carrasco
787-289-7037
Catalina.carrasco@usace.army.mil

Release no. 20-060