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  • Corps wins award for rehabilitation efforts at Herbert Hoover Dike

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an award for its rehabilitation work at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida.
  • Corps closes portions of trail to accommodate dike repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will close additional portions of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) due to ongoing construction associated with the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike. On May 1, the portion of trail between John Stretch Park and South Bay is scheduled to close. The closure will likely remain in effect through most of 2014, while contractors work to replace a water control structure at the Culvert 4A site west of South Bay.
  • Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway Facebook site launched

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the launch of the Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway Facebook site. This page is specifically geared towards people who want to learn more about Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway and the surrounding communities. A variety of information will be posted, including information about water releases, navigation, structure closings, water safety, recreation, the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST), the Herbert Hoover Dike, boating and fishing, environmental stewardship, local events, emergency operations and much more. “Like” Lake Okeechobee and the Okeechobee Waterway on Facebook at http://bit.ly/LakeO
  • Corps to host public meetings on dike study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host two public meetings to discuss
  • Corps announces re-opening of trail section, continues work in other locations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that a section of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail from Moore Haven Lock north to Lakeport was recently re-opened after being closed temporarily during construction. Hikers, bicyclists and other recreationalists can enjoy more than ten miles of newly paved trail on the west side of Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps to close additional sections of Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will close additional sections of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail while maintenance and rehabilitation work continues on the Herbert Hoover Dike.
  • Corps to temporarily close locks on Okeechobee Waterway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has announced it will temporarily close two locks along the Okeechobee Waterway in south Florida for repairs.
  • Corps project to be featured on the Travel Channel

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has learned its work at Herbert Hoover Dike will be featured next week in a program on the Travel Channel.
  • Corps temporarily closes Port Mayaca South Recreation Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today it has temporarily closed the Port Mayaca South Recreation Area at Lake Okeechobee due to ongoing construction associated with the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike.
  • Corps to temporarily close Canal Point Recreation Area

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will temporarily close the Canal Point Recreation Area at Lake Okeechobee due to ongoing construction associated with the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike.