Tag: port
  • Port Everglades maintenance dredging assessment is out for review

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces a draft environmental assessment and proposed finding of no significant impact for the operation and maintenance dredging and dredged material placement for the Port Everglades Navigation Project, Broward County. The draft information is available for public, state and agency review and comment starting today, Aug. 9, and ending Sept. 9, 2019.
  • Corps of Engineers Identifies Short-Term Natural Disaster Recovery Activities

    Washington - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has announced an initial set of work to be accomplished with a portion of the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.
  • Corps awards maintenance dredging contract for Jacksonville Harbor

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the Jacksonville Harbor. Work includes maintenance dredging 38- and 40-foot projects, Cut-7 through Cut -45, Cut-55, Cut-G, and the Lower Terminal Channel, in Duval County.
  • Corps awards Tampa harbors maintenance dredging contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the Tampa Harbor Maintenance Dredging contract award of $3,609,509.37 to Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., of Hammond, Louisiana. Work includes dredging the Alafia River channel and turning basin, and the Manatee Harbor entrance channel and turning basin.
  • Corps posts Miami Harbor channel-side assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the release and posting of the Miami Harbor Deepening Project one-year post-construction assessment for hard-bottom middle and outer reef benthic communities. The report includes data relevant to an assessment of temporary and permanent project effects at channel-side sites as per the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit conditions for construction.
  • Palm Beach Harbor channel maintenance starts soon

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that maintenance operations on Palm Beach Harbor (Lake Worth Inlet) will start early next week and continue through mid-April. The work includes placing all dredged materials on the beach immediately south of the southern jetty, extending the beach seaward approximately 60 feet.
  • Port Everglades harbor improvement plan sent to Congress

    Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy signed the Record of Decision for the Port Everglades Harbor Navigation Study Jan. 29, 2016, signifying the completion of the final administrative review for the project’s report.
  • Corps of Engineers announces Miami Harbor project completion

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District completed construction on the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project, Corps officials announced during a PortMiami ceremony today. The Miami Harbor project is the first Federal navigation project in the southeast built to a 50 feet depth to accommodate today’s shipping needs.
  • Jacksonville District comments on Notice of Intent to Sue

    Jacksonville, Fla. -- “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District fully considered all comments on the Jacksonville Harbor Project during the study planning phase. This congressionally authorized project was extensively studied and modeled, and rigorously peer-reviewed by internal and external experts. Based on certified Corps of Engineers models and other relevant information, deepening the St. Johns River is projected to have a positive economic benefit and only minor environmental effects. We’re confident the risk of unforeseen environmental impact is extremely low, and we will monitor and reevaluate, if appropriate, as new information becomes available. In the meantime, we’ll continue to press forward with the pre-construction, engineering and design work.” ~ Project Manager Jason Harrah
  • Corps of Engineers announces Mile Point groundbreaking

    More than 70 local, state and federal officials kicked off construction at Helen Cooper Floyd Park in Jacksonville today, July 7, 2015, during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Mile Point navigation project. The project will help improve navigation on the St. Johns River, increasing commerce efficiencies.