Tag: Ponce De Leon Inlet
  • USACE begins dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet, IWW

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has begun maintenance dredging of sections of the Ponce de Leon Inlet and nearby sections of the Intracoastal Waterway. The USACE dredging vessel Murden is expected to remove approximately 60,000 cubic yards of shoaling material over a 40-day period.
  • Corps announces updated schedule for Ponce de Leon Inlet maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces holiday schedule changes to maintenance dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet and pumping sediment to the near-shore of New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County. The near-shore work naturally nourishes the beach via wave action, which then helps reduce risk to landside infrastructure.
  • Ponce de Leon Inlet Dredging to begin April 11

    Maintenance dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet is scheduled to begin April 11 and provides an interim solution to sand deposited in the inlet by Hurricane Matthew. Dredging keeps the channel open for safe navigation for as long as possible through summer 2017.
  • Corps of Engineers deploys dredge to provide navigation relief from storms

    The Army Corps of Engineers deployed their dredging vessel, the CURRITUCK, to Florida in February 2017 to provide relief to small inlets and waterways clogged by recent storms. The CURRITUCK will travel to the east and the west coasts of Florida before moving north in mid-April.
  • Corps to reduce flows from Lake O; Hurricane Matthew damage assessment continues

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will reduce outflows from Lake Okeechobee this weekend as a result of receding water levels. Effective Friday (Oct. 14), the target flow for the Caloosahatchee Estuary is 4,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77) located on the southwest side of the lake. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary is 1,800 cfs as measured at St. Lucie Lock & Dam (S-80) near Stuart. Additionally, the Corps continues to assist with post-Hurricane Matthew damage assessments around the state.