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  • USACE to extend comment period for Draft Miami-Dade Back Bay Report

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the request of Miami-Dade County, its nonfederal sponsor, has extended the comment period for the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, due to the unprecedented amount of attention and resources needed to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak in the area. Originally scheduled to close on July 20, the comment period will now close on August 19.
  • Virtual public meetings set for Miami-Dade Back Bay study

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Miami-Dade County, its nonfederal sponsor, will host a pair of online public meetings this month on the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The public is invited to learn more about the study and its findings at the identical virtual sessions, scheduled for 5-7 p.m. June 9 and 1-3 p.m. June 11. USACE staff will be available to answer questions. The public meetings follow release of the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, which is available at www.saj.usace.army.mil/MiamiDadeBackBayCSRMFeasibilityStudy/. The Draft IFR and Programmatic EIS, prepared pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act, identifies coastal storm flood risks to residents, industries and businesses; develops risk-management measures, and evaluates their impacts to public and natural environments. The deadline for all comments is July 20, 2020.
  • Corps hosts scoping meetings for proposed dredging and beach renourishment in Bal Harbour

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings on November 20, regarding proposed dredging and potential sand sources that could be utilized to provide sand for the renourishment of the Bal Harbour beach. Public comments will be accepted through December 24.
  • Corps announces contract award and public meeting for Miami Beach erosional Hotspots beach renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the award of a construction contract and a public information meeting on October 22 for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project.
  • Corps announces southeast Florida sediment morphodynamics contract award

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the award of a Sediment Morphodynamic Assessment Project contract that will examine sediment transport in southeast Florida over the next two years. The project monitoring and modeling will support the Corps’ navigation and coastal flood risk management missions from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade County.
  • Corps hosts combined public meeting for Miami-Dade Back Bay and Miami-Dade County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Studies

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a combined National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meeting Wednesday December 5 for both the Miami-Dade County Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study and the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study to better serve members of the public and stakeholders with a common interest in both projects, and will accept public scoping comments for both projects until January 9, 2019.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts scoping meeting for Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meetings for the Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study. The meetings will be held on Wednesday, November 7 at Cruise Terminal F on Port Miami, 1103 North Cruise Blvd., Miami, Fla. 33132 (complimentary parking in Lot G). The first meeting will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. and the second meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. The information at both meetings will be the same.
  • Corps continues to address water challenges in south Florida

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deputy commander for south Florida, Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, told local elected officials this morning the agency continues to work through water management challenges in south Florida.
  • Corps of Engineers completes Miami Beach renourishment project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces the completion of the Miami Beach erosional hotspots beach renourishment. The $11.9 million project is part of the ongoing Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • 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.