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  • USACE awards large, foundational construction contract for CEPP EAA A-2 Reservoir

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, awarded the second Corps construction contract for the Central Everglades Planning Project Everglades Agricultural Area (CEPP EAA) Phase Reservoir, a key component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). This contract is for the Foundation and Cutoff Wall features of the CEPP EAA A-2 Reservoir located in Palm Beach County, Florida.
  • USACE announces public comment on proposed seepage barrier wall in the 8.5 Square Mile Area as part of the Central Everglades Planning Project (New Water Phase)

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed construction of a 5-mile-long seepage barrier wall in the L-357W levee at the 8.5 Square Mile Area (8.5 SMA), Miami-Dade County, Florida. The Corps is also evaluating a request from the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to modify the Modified Waters Deliveries to Everglades National Park Federal Civil Works project pursuant to 33 U.S.C. 408 to construct the 5-mile-long seepage barrier wall in the 8.5 SMA. Improved seepage management would allow for greater operational flexibility of the Central and Southern Florida Project. Comments are due September 12, 2022. Review the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed FONSI at: https://www.saj.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Section-408/Section-408-85-SMA-Seepage-Barrier-Wall/
  • Final Draft 2021 Everglades Restoration Integrated Delivery Schedule to be released October 29

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites partners, stakeholders, and the public to join us for the release of the Final Draft of the 2021 Integrated Delivery Schedule at a virtual meeting on Friday, October 29, from 9 to 10 a.m.
  • USACE hosts informational meeting on all phases of the Central Everglades Planning Project October 18

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a virtual informational meeting October 18 to share information about progress on all phases of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), a key project of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).
  • USACE awards first construction contract for CEPP EAA Reservoir

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the first Corps construction contract for the Central Everglades Planning Project Everglades Agricultural Area Phase reservoir, a key component of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).
  • Federal and State Partners Celebrate CEPP South Groundbreaking

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today at the S-333 water control structure in western Miami-Dade County, bringing together members of the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force to celebrate the first contract for the Central Everglades Planning Project, a project designed to improve flows south to Everglades National Park.
  • Corps awards $81 million in construction contracts for Everglades restoration

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, awarded four construction contracts for ecosystem restoration in south Florida in the past week, valued at more than $81 million. The construction projects include the Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands, Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) South, and Picayune Strand Restoration Projects, which are components of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).
  • Corps accepts comments on EA to support proposed construction and interim operations of components of CEPP South

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period for the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for proposed construction and interim operations of features of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) South. Comments are due June 15, 2020.
  • Corps accepts comments on EAA Reservoir Programmatic Agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period on the Draft Programmatic Agreement for the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) A-2 Reservoir, Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) and associated seepage management features of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP). Comments are due November 1, 2019.
  • Corps provides update on Everglades restoration

    Jacksonville District Commander Col.Jason Kirk met with the U.S. Rep. Brian Mast to provide the latest information related to the Corps’ review of options under consideration to meet the state of Florida’s desire for a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee. Col. Kirk spoke to reporters following the meeting.