Tag: St. Johns County
  • Corps advises mariners it will begin dredging Intracoastal Waterway, Palm Valley North Reaches, in St. Johns County

    The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will begin dredging sections of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in St. Johns County, Florida, within the Palm Valley North Reach beginning in the October 2021 timeframe and finishing in May 2022.
  • Jacksonville District posts log-on details for July 15 Ponte Vedra Beach study presentations

    (July 8, 2021) – The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has posted detailed log-on instructions for public participation in its previously announced virtual (online) Ponte Vedra Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The presentations, which will include time for questions and comments, will be conducted July 15, 2021, from 3-5 p.m. and from 6-8 p.m.
  • Corps requests Vilano Beach residents to remove temporary items from dunes

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, requests that homeowners and residents in the Vilano Beach area assist in the success of the recent St. Johns County beach renourishment project.
  • Corps completes dredging for St. Augustine Beach renourishment project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced dredging work for the renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project is now complete. Final tilling and beach work will continue through Thursday, and construction equipment located at Pope Road will be removed by June 26.
  • Corps stresses public safety at St. Augustine Beach renourishment project site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District stressed the importance of public safety around work areas for the ongoing St. Augustine Beach renourishment project. The public is urged to stay out of active construction zones, and particularly to not cut across from behind to access the surf. “Public safety is one of our highest priorities and it is imperative people stay and remain out of work areas to avoid injury,” said Jason Harrah, project manager.
  • St. Augustine Beach renourishment schedule update

    Dredging for the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project will not start for a few days due to rough seas and is now scheduled to kick-off December 21. The contractor will also temporarily suspend dredging operations December 23-27 for the holiday, and the evening of December 31 for the Beach Blast event.
  • Vilano Beach receives much needed sand

    Vilano Beach is receiving beach-compatible sand through the beneficial use of dredged material from navigation projects, helping to reduce vulnerabilities and improve coastal resiliency in a community north of the St. Augustine Inlet. A wider beach will help separate storm waves from upland structures and infrastructure.