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Corps awards second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. The Corps awarded the base contract Sept. 24 in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. [Read More]
Published: Sep-25-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts community meeting for Big Fishweir Creek project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a community meeting Thursday, September 20 at Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville, Fla. 32205. A poster session/meet and greet is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. followed by a formal presentation at 6:30 p.m. The public will have an opportunity for comment after the presentation. [Read More]
Published: Sep-13-18

Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project agreement signed

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District commander signed a project partnership agreement with the City of Jacksonville for the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Restoration project June 7. With the signed agreement, the project now moves into the design and permitting phase. [Read More]
Published: Jun-08-18

Fight invasive species at 12th Annual First Coast Air Potato (and other invasive plants) Roundup March 3

First Coast residents can fight invasive species by participating in the 12th Annual First Coast Air Potato (and other invasive plants) Roundup Saturday, March 3, 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-08-18

Corps awards Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces awarding the first Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract to The Dutra Group of San Rafael, Calif. The Corps awarded the contract late yesterday in the amount of $22,826,400. Contract “A” is the first of multiple construction contracts that will deepen the existing Federal navigation channel, from its current authorized depth of 40 feet to 47 feet. [Read More]
Published: Sep-20-17

Jacksonville District commander talks about south Florida programs

Col. Jason Kirk, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, talked with reporters this afternoon about ongoing efforts to rehabilitate the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee and implement the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) and other components of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Program. [Read More]
Published: Mar-14-17

Fight invasive species at First Coast Air Potato Roundup Feb. 25

First coast residents can fight invasive species by participating in the 11th Annual First Coast Air Potato Roundup Saturday, Feb. 25, 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-07-17

Corps awards Duval County shore protection contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract June 28 to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, for $13,572,170. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-16

Mile Point construction moves forward; marsh waterways to close

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, and crews are also operating heavy equipment at Helen Cooper Floyd Park. These areas are restricted to construction personnel only due public safety concerns. [Read More]
Published: Apr-01-16

Mile Point construction starts in January; boaters beware

Starting in January 2016 and continuing through November 2016, Manson Construction Co. will construct the Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration Project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This project will reroute the navigable waters in the Chicopit Bay and the Inter-Coastal Waterway system. [Read More]
Published: Dec-23-15
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