US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

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  • Tampa Harbor channel maintenance benefits navigation and Egmont Key

    Historic Egmont Key will soon receive critical sand thanks to maintenance on the Tampa Harbor channel. The small island has experienced large-scale erosion and structural damage on its western shoreline.
  • Corps awards contract for Tampa Harbor Big Bend Navigation Improvement Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $47,901,600 contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Docks Company for the Tampa Harbor Big Bend Navigation Improvement Project. The contract award is for the base contract, with opportunity to award Options A and B at a later date.
  • Corps awards second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. The Corps awarded the base contract Sept. 24 in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750.
  • Corps awards contract for U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $9.8 million contract to Manson Construction Company for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay Entrance Channel. In addition, the Dutra Group will return to complete sand placement at Fernandina Beach around the December timeframe.
  • Corps monitoring tropics, maintains flow schedule from Lake O

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District maintains the current flow schedule for water releases from Lake Okeechobee. “We are closely monitoring tropical activity, including multiple storms in the Atlantic, Gulf and Caribbean. If conditions change, we are ready to reevaluate the situation,” said Lt. Col. Jennifer Reynolds, Jacksonville District Deputy Commander for South Florida.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts community meeting for Big Fishweir Creek project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a community meeting Thursday, September 20 at Willowbranch Branch Library, 2875 Park St., Jacksonville, Fla. 32205. A poster session/meet and greet is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. followed by a formal presentation at 6:30 p.m. The public will have an opportunity for comment after the presentation.
  • Corps reduces flows from Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District announces a reduced flow schedule for water releases from Lake Okeechobee, to take effect Friday, September 6, 2018. This decision will be in effect until further notice.