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  • Corps to mobilize mid-April for Fort Pierce beach renourishment

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will mobilize in mid-April to conduct a beach replenishment project at Fort Pierce, Florida. The shore protection project will entail sand replenishment of approximately 1.3 miles of beach immediately south of the Fort Pierce Inlet. It is the continuation of a federal project initially constructed in 1971 with an additional 14 periodic and emergency re-nourishments carried out since 1999.
  • Two-part LOSOM Project Delivery Team Technical Workshop scheduled for April 12 and 16

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces a two-part Technical Workshop for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT), to be held Monday, April 12 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Friday, April 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The presentations and discussions will be different on each day of the workshop.
  • USACE seeks public comment on Indian River Lagoon - South C-23/C-24 Reservoirs and STA

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces public comment on the Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for proposed design refinements to the Indian River Lagoon - South (IRL-S) Project, specifically to the C-23 and C-24 features in St. Lucie County. The IRL-S Project is one project that is part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Public comments are due Wednesday, April 21.
  • USACE announces public comment on proposed seepage cutoff wall in the 8.5 Square Mile Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the South Florida Water Management District’s (SFWMD) proposed construction of a seepage cutoff wall in the L-357W levee. The Jacksonville District, in response to a request from the SFWMD, is evaluating a modification to an existing Central and Southern Florida (C&SF) Project pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 408 (Section 408) to improve seepage management in the 8.5 Square Mile Area (SMA), also known as the Las Palmas community. The proposed action would be in Miami-Dade County. Improved seepage management would allow for greater operational flexibility of the Central and Southern Florida Project. Comments are due April 9, 2021.
  • USACE schedules informational meeting for Indian River Lagoon – South C-44 Preliminary Project Operating Manual on April 8

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces an informational meeting on the Preliminary Project Operating Manual (PPOM) for the Indian River Lagoon – South (IRL-S) C-44 Project, to be held Thursday, April 8 at 5:30 p.m.
  • USACE begins releases to St. Lucie March 6

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will begin 500 cubic feet per second (cfs) pulse releases from the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80) beginning Saturday, March 6, as part of a planned deviation approved in September 2020 to reduce the risk of large lake releases during the rainy season when harmful algal blooms are more likely to be present.
  • Lake O flows adjusted to support Sediment Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will make temporary deviation to the Lake Okeechobee release schedule this week to facilitate a study by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to develop methods to indirectly measure sediment transported from the lake to the estuaries.
  • Corps awards contract for Sunny Isles Beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract on Jan 26 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for $14,040,069.05, for the Sunny Isles Beach shoreline renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • Corps announces contract award for Broward County Segment II beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the award of an $11 million construction contract for the Broward County Segment II beach renourishment project.
  • Corps to start reducing flows out of Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will start reducing outflows from Lake Okeechobee to the estuaries, starting Saturday, December 5. USACE will reduce releases from Lake Okeechobee gradually to allow time for the ecosystems of the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers and estuaries to adjust.