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Corps to release water from Lake Okeechobee in advance of Irma

As Hurricane Irma makes its way across the Atlantic, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has begun a pre-storm drawdown that includes water releases from Lake Okeechobee. [Read More]
Published: Sep-05-17

Corps prepares for Irma; activates EOC

As Hurricane Irma makes its way across the Atlantic Ocean, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has activated its emergency operations center and is ready to deploy teams should it become necessary. [Read More]
Published: Sep-02-17

Corps awards St. Pete / Tampa harbors maintenance dredging contract

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the Tampa Harbor and St. Petersburg Harbor maintenance dredging contract award of $4,662,432 to Orion Marine Construction of Tampa, Fla. [Read More]
Published: Sep-01-17

Corps withdrawing from the Florida joint application process

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced today that in an effort to increase its efficiency and service to the public, it is withdrawing from the Florida Joint Application process, effective Oct. 1. [Read More]
Published: Aug-25-17

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. [Read More]
Published: Aug-25-17

Corps announces public meeting for Sunny Isles Beach renourishment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County and the City of Sunny Isles Beach will host a public meeting August 31 at 6 p.m. for the Sunny Isles Beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-17

Corps announces St. Lucie Inlet maintenance dredging award

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the St. Lucie Inlet maintenance dredging contract award of $5,432,400 to Norfolk Dredging of Chesapeake, Va. The project consists of dredging shoal material from the St. Lucie Inlet to return the channel to its authorized depths. [Read More]
Published: Aug-24-17

Corps to change flow pattern for St. Lucie Canal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is making plans to send runoff that collects in the St. Lucie Canal (C-44) in Martin County to the east through the St. Lucie Lock & Dam structure (S-80). [Read More]
Published: Aug-21-17

Chief of Engineers signs St. Johns County coastal storm risk management report

The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, Fla. – Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study August 8. The recommended plan includes approximately 3 miles of beach and dune renourishment within Vilano Beach and a small portion in South Ponte Vedra Beach. [Read More]
Published: Aug-16-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District to hold job fair Aug. 24-25

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a job fair Aug. 24-25, at the DoubleTree Hotel, 1201 Riverplace Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-17
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