US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Colonel Andrew D. Kelly assumes command of the Jacksonville District

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Col. Andrew D. Kelly assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District from Col. Jason Kirk today (Aug. 24) during a traditional Army ceremony held at The Times-Union Center in Jacksonville.
  • Chief of Engineers signs San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study Aug. 23.The Chief’s signing of this report is a significant milestone for Puerto Rico, and addresses harbor improvements such as deepening and widening the channels, accommodate existing and future vessel movement, resolve navigation restriction problems, and present opportunities for economic development.
  • USACE adjusts Lake Okeechobee releases

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will adjust flows from Lake Okeechobee starting Friday (Aug. 24, 2018). The releases will achieve a 14-day average of 2,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) from Moore Haven Lock & Dam (S-77) and 1,500 cfs pulse from St. Lucie Lock &Dam (S-80).
  • Corps moves forward on Lido Key Storm Damage Reduction project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has taken another step forward regarding the Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project, specifically finalizing the Environmental Assessment and signing a Finding of No Significant Impact for this project.
  • Corps to host water management briefing in Stuart

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has scheduled a water management briefing with U.S. Rep. Brian Mast on Friday, August 17. The briefing will take place from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the city commission chambers at Stuart City Hall located at 121 Southwest Flagler Avenue in Stuart. At the briefing, representatives from the Corps and the South Florida Water Management District will discuss the management of water in south Florida with the congressman.
  • Corps awards Duval County shore protection contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design. The Corps awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington.
  • Corps to receive additional $50 million from state for dike repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed an agreement with the State of Florida to accept an additional $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.