US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

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Archive: December, 2018
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  • Corps announces changes to Kissimmee River lower basin navigation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues work towards bringing the Kissimmee River Restoration project to completion. Ongoing construction in the Kissimmee River lower basin is limiting navigation between water control Structures 65A and 65D. To access the river north of the construction activities, boaters are advised to use the Structure 65 boat ramp off U.S. Highway 60 on the west side of the structure. Navigation will remain open both north and south of the Istokpoga Canal boat ramp. Navigation south of the construction site is available via the Structure 65D Boat Ramp.
  • Corps announces updated schedule for Ponce de Leon Inlet maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces holiday schedule changes to maintenance dredging of Ponce de Leon Inlet and pumping sediment to the near-shore of New Smyrna Beach in Volusia County. The near-shore work naturally nourishes the beach via wave action, which then helps reduce risk to landside infrastructure.
  • Corps awards Horseshoe Cove dredging contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $2,067,025 contract Dec. 6 to dredge shoal material from Horseshoe Cove and the turning basin. The dredging will return this area to its authorized depth of six feet, with one foot of allowable over-depth.
  • Corps awards contract for Broward County Beach renourishment, public meeting January 9

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract on December 6 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for $7,864,770.87, for Contract A of the Broward County Segment III Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Beach Erosion Control Project 2018, Broward County, Florida. A public information meeting is scheduled for January 9.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts scoping meeting for Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meeting is set for Thursday, December 6 at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail, East Building F, 5th Floor Conference Room, Naples, Florida 34112. The meeting will take place from 6 to 8 p.m.