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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. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-18

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. [Read More]
Published: Dec-13-17

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. [Read More]
Published: Apr-04-17