Tag: Hurricane Ian
  • W.P. Franklin Lock recreational facilities remain closed temporarily following Hurricane Ian

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District would like to inform the public that the recreational facilities at the W.P Franklin Lock and Dam on the Caloosahatchee River near Alva, Florida, sustained damage during Hurricane Ian and will remain closed until further notice.
  • Operation Blue Roof Deadline Extended Through Nov. 1

    The last day residents can apply for Operation Blue Roof has been extended through Nov. 1 for homeowners in Lee, Sarasota, DeSoto, Charlotte and Collier counties affected by Hurricane Ian.
  • How to Identify US Army Corps of Engineers Blue Roof Program contractors

    The temporary blue roofs offered through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operation Blue Roof are free. Here's how to spot a USACE employee or contractor, and what to do if you suspect fraud or misrepresentation.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Installs First Blue Roof in Fort Myers

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is announcing the installation of the first Blue Roof in Fort Myers, Oct. 8. The installation is a part of the FEMA assigned Corps-managed Operation Blue Roof program. The program's primary goal is to provide as many storm-damaged eligible roofs with protection from further damage from rain in future storms. Additionally, it seeks to provide residents with a livable house while they recover from the effects of Hurricane Ian.
  • USACE announces start of Blue Roof Program in response to Hurricane Ian

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been tasked by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to assist eligible homeowners with temporary roof repairs after Hurricane Ian. The Operation Blue Roof program will begin on Oct. 3 to provide a temporary blue covering with fiber-reinforced sheeting to help reduce further damage to property until permanent repairs can be made.
  • Corps of Engineers announces emergency permitting procedures to support recovery following Hurricane Ian

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced that it received authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Ian.
  • Corps suspends operations at navigation locks

    With Hurricane Ian set to make landfall in Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is suspending its operations at the five lock and dam structures on the Okeechobee Waterway and at the Canaveral Lock.
  • Jacksonville District announces preparations for Hurricane Ian

    As Hurricane Ian makes its way through the Gulf of Mexico toward Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is preparing to respond as needed and providing information to boaters and campers on operational adjustments that will take place at navigation locks and recreation facilities.