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  • USACE provides update on Dorian response activities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is assessing impacts to its projects now that Hurricane Dorian has moved out of its area of responsibility.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts job fair in Clewiston

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a job fair next week in Clewiston as the organization seeks to fill multiple positions in south Florida. The event will take place Thursday, August 1, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m.at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ South Florida Operations Office at 525 Ridgelawn Road, Building SF-2, Classroom 525, Clewiston, Florida.
  • Corps offers series of webinars on Lake O water management

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will offer a series of lunchtime webinars to provide background information on water management in south Florida as it pertains to Lake Okeechobee and the region. Jacksonville District staff will conduct six webinars, the first beginning at noon, May 20. The intent is to provide information to the public on the Central & Southern Florida Project water management system as work continues on the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM).
  • Corps invites public to provide input on new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to provide scoping input on the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM). A series of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings will be held throughout south Florida during the month of February and public scoping comments will be accepted until March 31, 2019.
  • Corps awards contract for HHD improvements

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace two water control structures in Herbert Hoover Dike as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • 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 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.