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Two Jacksonville District engineers recognized nationally

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the selection of two of its engineers as 2017 national award recipients. The Society of American Military Engineers, which leads collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges, selected Laureen Borochaner, chief of Engineering Division at the District, as the 2017 Wheeler Medal Award Winner. The U.S. Army Engineer Regiment selected Dan Blaydes as the 2017 Engineer Regiment Civilian of the Year Award recipient. [Read More]
Published: Mar-28-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to armor C-37 beginning January 2018

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, it will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37) between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee beginning January 2018. The armoring construction will span approximately 18 months. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-17

Corps completes contract for Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands Project

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District completed a construction contract laying the groundwork to reestablish freshwater flow to Biscayne Bay as part of its ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. [Read More]
Published: Jul-11-17

Public meeting scheduled for Lake Okeechobee Watershed 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 Lake Okeechobee Watershed Project. Interested individuals, groups and agencies are encouraged to attend the meeting to provide comments and ask questions. [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-16

Corps of Engineers, partners, report on progress restoring America’s Everglades

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress. [Read More]
Published: Mar-30-16

Corps releases Central Everglades report for public, state and agency review

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has released the revised final report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) for public, state and agency review today. [Read More]
Published: Aug-08-14

Site 1 Impoundment completion contract awarded, construction moving forward

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a nearly $48 million contract for the completion of Phase One of the Site 1 Impoundment Project to Munilla Construction Management LLC (d/b/a MCM) of Miami, Fla., Jan. 18. [Read More]
Published: Jan-18-13

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, partners, stakeholders celebrate another milestone in restoring America’s Everglades

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of another project to restore America’s Everglades. [Read More]
Published: Oct-26-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awards contract for construction of C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District just awarded a contract to build the C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area (RSTA) component of the Indian River Lagoon-South (IRL-S) Everglades restoration project. [Read More]
Published: Jul-15-11

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District to host Everglades Restoration workshop

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a public workshop June 28 on the Combined Operational Plan (COP). [Read More]
Published: Jun-27-11
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