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Corps hosts Dade County shore protection public meetings in Miami Aug. 25, Hobe Sound Aug. 26 and Fort Pierce Sept. 2

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to provide comments on the draft Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the Identification of Alternative Sand Sources for the Remaining Period of Federal Participation, Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Corps will host public meetings in Miami Aug. 25, Hobe Sound Aug. 26 and Fort Pierce Sept. 2. [Read More]
Published: Jul-31-15

USACE recognizes Jax District Portugués Dam Project Team

The Jacksonville District’s Portugués Dam Project Team has won the USACE Dam Safety Team Award of Excellence for 2015. The team brought together experts from across the Corps, as well from the private sector, to design, review and build the thick-arch roller-compacted-concrete dam. [Read More]
Published: Jul-28-15

Jacksonville District salutes new PEs

Three engineers with the Jacksonville district, Jose Bilbao, Tony Ledford and Matthew Tibbs, recently achieved a major professional milestone, when they became licensed professional engineers. [Read More]
Published: Jul-28-15

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. [Read More]
Published: Mar-27-15

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. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-15

University of North Florida and Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers sign STEM Memorandum of Understanding

The University of North Florida and the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today signed an Memorandum of Understanding between UNF and USACE establishing the basis for mutual understanding and cooperation in the STEM subject areas — math, science, engineering and technology—for purposes of developing student scientists and engineers. [Read More]
Published: Nov-26-14

Help fight invasive species at 8th Annual Air Potato Roundup on March 1

The Invasive Species Management Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and our partners at the First Coast Invasive Working Group invite you to celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week by participating in the 8th Annual Air Potato Roundup on Saturday, March 1. Come join the fun and help your local community rid itself of air potato, an invasive vine that is choking our native vegetation. [Read More]
Published: Feb-24-14

Help fight invasive species at 8th Annual Air Potato Roundup on March 1

The Invasive Species Management Branch of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District and our partners at the First Coast Invasive Working Group invite you to celebrate National Invasive Species Awareness Week by participating in the 8th Annual Air Potato Roundup on Saturday, March 1. Come join the fun and help your local community rid itself of air potato, an invasive vine that is choking our native vegetation. [Read More]
Published: Feb-14-14

Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project begins

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that construction operations will begin for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project in January. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. [Read More]
Published: Dec-10-13

St. Lucie Inlet Dredging Project update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that dredging operations continue without delays on the St Lucie Inlet Navigation Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. [Read More]
Published: Dec-10-13
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