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  • Fort Pierce shore protection project operations to start soon

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced that dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project will start mid-April. The project will place 385,000 cubic yards of sand on just under one mile of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort Pierce Inlet South Jetty and move southward.
  • U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging completion and Fernandina Beach renourishment revised schedule

    Dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay wrapped up March 31, which included maintenance dredging of the entrance channel and parts of the inner channel, returning the project to its authorized depths. The project also included beneficial placement of beach compatible sand in the northern portion of Fernandina Beach in Nassau County.
  • Public invited to Pinellas County beach renourishment meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and representatives from Pinellas County will host a public meeting on the Pinellas County Beach renourishment project Wednesday, March 28 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Indian Shores Municipal Facility.
  • Jacksonville Harbor deepening project underway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pleased to announce that the Jacksonville Harbor deepening project is officially underway as contractors began dredging Contract “A” - the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing federal navigation channel from 40 to 47 feet.
  • Brevard County Shore Protection Project underway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is underway. The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. Contractors will place sand on the North Reach (9.6 miles) and South Reach (3.8 miles). The North Reach is from Cape Canaveral through Cocoa Beach south to the northern end of Patrick Air Force Base. The South Reach includes the towns of Indialantic and Melbourne Beach.
  • Corps opens public comment period and hosts scoping meetings for Gulf Intracoastal Waterway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District opened a public comment period to gather information to define issues and concerns associated with the operations and maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), including those related to placement locations for dredged material.
  • U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging and Fernandina Beach renourishment starts soon

    Nassau County residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipes on Fernandina Beach around the first week of January in preparation for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach which will get underway in mid-February.
  • St. Augustine Beach renourishment schedule update

    Dredging for the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is now scheduled to kick-off December 29 due to a combination of weather and dredge maintenance. The contractor will temporarily suspend dredging operations the evening of December 31 for the Beach Blast event.
  • St. Augustine Beach renourishment schedule update

    Dredging for the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project will not start for a few days due to rough seas and is now scheduled to kick-off December 21. The contractor will also temporarily suspend dredging operations December 23-27 for the holiday, and the evening of December 31 for the Beach Blast event.
  • St. Augustine Beach renourishment starts soon

    St. Johns County beach residents and visitors will begin seeing construction equipment and dredging pipe on St. Augustine Beach around December 15 as efforts to restore critically eroded beaches gets underway.