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  • 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.
  • Corps awards contract for U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging and Fernandina Beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $32,859,630.00 contract to the Dutra Group for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach.
  • Corps awards St. Pete / Tampa harbors maintenance dredging contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the Tampa Harbor and St. Petersburg Harbor maintenance dredging contract award of $4,662,432 to Orion Marine Construction of Tampa, Fla.
  • Ponce de Leon Inlet Dredging to begin April 11

    Maintenance dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet is scheduled to begin April 11 and provides an interim solution to sand deposited in the inlet by Hurricane Matthew. Dredging keeps the channel open for safe navigation for as long as possible through summer 2017.