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  • Corps awards contract for Herbert Hoover Dike culvert replacement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to replace the 26th and final water control structure within the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps awards contract for dike rehabilitation in Glades County

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to replace a water control structure in Glades County as part of the ongoing Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation project.
  • USACE to receive $50 million from state for dike repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed an agreement with the state of Florida to accept $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • USACE awards seepage barrier contract as part of dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to construct several miles of seepage barrier at the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of its ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure that surrounds Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps continues daily inspections of Herbert Hoover Dike

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continue to report no significant issues of concern following inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida.
  • Corps awards contract for dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded its second contract over the last 30 days to replace water control structures at Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract on Friday (Sept. 16) for $27.7 million to Harry Pepper & Associates of Jacksonville, Fla. The contract calls for replacement of Culverts IP-1 (S-292) and IP-2 (S-290) along the Indian Prairie Canal in Glades County northwest of the lake.
  • Corps approves modification report for Herbert Hoover Dike

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a key report that authorizes additional rehabilitation work on the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps’ Jacksonville District received notification Tuesday (Aug. 30) that the dam safety modification report for the dike has been approved, marking the culmination of a four-year effort to conduct a risk assessment of the 143-mile earthen structure and develop alternatives for its rehabilitation.
  • Corps awards contract for dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a contract for $16.8 million to Harry Pepper & Associates of Jacksonville, Fla. The contract calls for replacement of Culvert IP-3 (S-291) along the Indian Prairie Canal in Glades County northwest of the lake.
  • Environmental report on proposed dike repairs available for final comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental report related to the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The comment period for the final environmental impact statement on the Herbert Hoover Dike Dam Safety Modification Study opens today (June 3) and will remain open until Sunday, July 3. The document focuses on the potential environmental impacts related to the Corps’ recommended plan to complete rehabilitation on the dike.
  • Corps to host public meetings on dike rehabilitation plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host three meetings in January in communities around Lake Okeechobee to discuss a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an associated environmental impact statement regarding rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike. The Corps released the report on December 24 for public review and comment. The draft document contains alternative solutions that outline a path forward toward completing ongoing rehabilitation of the dike.