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  • Environmental report on proposed dike repairs available for final comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental report related to the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The comment period for the final environmental impact statement on the Herbert Hoover Dike Dam Safety Modification Study opens today (June 3) and will remain open until Sunday, July 3. The document focuses on the potential environmental impacts related to the Corps’ recommended plan to complete rehabilitation on the dike.
  • Corps to host public meetings on dike rehabilitation plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host three meetings in January in communities around Lake Okeechobee to discuss a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an associated environmental impact statement regarding rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike. The Corps released the report on December 24 for public review and comment. The draft document contains alternative solutions that outline a path forward toward completing ongoing rehabilitation of the dike.
  • Environmental report on proposed dike repairs available for review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has released a draft environmental report for public review on its proposal for additional embankment repairs on Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps issues reminder about Lake O Scenic Trail closures

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers undertakes repairs on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee, agency officials are reminding hikers and bikers that major portions of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) remain closed.
  • Corps to make draft report available on dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District plans to release a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an associated draft environmental impact statement to the public on Thursday (Dec. 24). The draft reports contain alternative solutions that outline a path forward toward completing ongoing rehabilitation of the dike.
  • Corps awards second contract for dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded its second contract in the last two weeks to replace water control structures within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen dam surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida.
  • Corps awards contract for dike rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to replace a water control structure within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District prepares for Erika

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is making preparations for the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika.
  • Corps finalizes environmental report on planned dike repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has concluded that no significant impacts to the environment will result from a proposal for additional embankment repairs on Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps to close portion of Lake O Scenic Trail near Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close a section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) near Okeechobee as part of rehabilitation activities on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding the lake. The Corps will close about 3 miles of the trail between Taylor Creek and Nubbin Slough. The closures are necessary for public safety while work on the replacement of a nearby water control structure (Culvert 8) takes place. The trail is expected to be closed in this location from Monday (April 27) until mid-May.