Army Corps awards contract for Miami-Dade erosion control beach renourishment project

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District
Published Aug. 3, 2021
Miami-Dade County Beach Renourishment staging areas

Miami-Dade County Beach Renourishment staging areas


JACKSONVILLE, Fla.,--The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the award of a $40 million construction contract for the Miami-Dade County erosion control and hurricane beach renourishment project.

The Jacksonville District awarded a contract on July 30 to Continental Heavy Civil Corp., of Miami, Fla., for $40,486,000, for the Miami-Dade project.

The contractor will place approximately 835,000 cubic yards of sand via truck haul. The nature of the project consists of nourishing eroded shoreline along Miami-Dade County in thein the vicinity of  following locations: 64th Street, 55th Street, 46th Street, and 27th Street.

This project will also involve vibration control and monitoring, environmental species monitoring, tilling, leatherback turtle monitoring, traffic and pedestrian control and turbidity monitoring.

Project updates will be available on the web and social media, including the Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Facebook page: and on Twitter @JaxStrong.

For additional information on this project please visit:




Maya Jordan

Release no. 21-053