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  • Corps invites comment on Lido Key Beach sand source draft environmental assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the availability of the draft Finding of No Significant Impact and Draft Environmental Assessment of additional sand sources for the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project in Sarasota County. The Corps’ preferred alternative includes the use of material from the Big Sarasota Pass ebb shoal for placement on 2.4 miles of Lido Beach shoreline.
  • Army Corps of Engineers announces park closure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the closure of Helen Cooper Floyd Park during the construction of the Mile Point Navigation Project. Located near Mayport, the park will contain construction activity and also be used as an equipment staging area throughout project operations. The closure is effective Apr. 1 through construction completion in the winter of 2016.
  • Jacksonville District Celebrates Engineer Career Day 2015

    Jacksonville, Fla. – More than 100 high school students and teachers from 11 public and private schools in northeast Florida attended the annual Engineering Career Day event, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District on Feb. 27. This day-long event has been co-sponsored with the Society of American Engineers (SAME) Jacksonville Post for the past 13 years.
  • Corps to close boat ramps at W.P. Franklin Recreation Areas for repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will temporarily close two boat ramps on the Caloosahatchee River at the W.P Franklin Lock and Dam near Alva, Florida, for repairs.
  • Fort Pierce recovery and salvage operation update

    Recovery and salvage operations continue in Fort Pierce today as a result of a barge that sank in the inlet Feb. 24. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District officials say operations will likely last through the rest of the week to remove the wreck and its debris field, which are limiting navigation in the Federal channel.
  • Fight invasive species at First Coast Air Potato Roundup February 28

    First coast residents can fight invasive species by participating in the 9th Annual First Coast Air Potato Roundup Saturday, Feb. 28 from 9 a.m. – noon in Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding area. The Invasive Species Management Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and partners at the First Coast Invasive Working Group host the event to celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District reopens swimming beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has reopened the swimming beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area on the Caloosahatchee River.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District closes swimming beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has closed the swimming beach at W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area on the Caloosahatchee River near Alva due to concerns about water quality.
  • Public meeting scheduled for Loxahatchee River Project

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the development of an environmental assessment document for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project. Interested individuals, groups and agencies are welcome to comment and ask questions.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host public meeting on proposed Coral World project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a public meeting Thursday, Sept. 25 at the Charles W. Turnbull Regional Library, 4607 Tutu Park Mall, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands beginning at 6 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to receive public comments concerning the permit application by Coral World, Inc. to construct a nearshore dolphin exhibit enclosure and landside support and visitor education center at Coral World Ocean Park at Water Bay in St. Thomas.