US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Corps awards contract for U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay Entrance Channel Dredging and Fernandina Beach Renourishment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $15,577,450.00 contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sand placement at Fernandina Beach.
  • Corps maintains status quo at Lake Okeechobee

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will not be making any releases from Lake Okeechobee to the east or west estuaries this week. At current lake levels, the 2008 Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS) allows the release of up to 650 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the lake to the estuaries. Collaborative efforts by the South Florida Water Management District and the Corps to provide additional capacity in the system south of the Lake have allowed the Corps to maximize releases south, which reduces the need to release water to the estuaries.
  • Corps announces details for LOSOM public workshops

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces details for Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) public workshops, to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, September 16 in Cape Coral and Tuesday, September 17 in Stuart.
  • Corps of Engineers extends public comment period for Rio Guayanilla draft Integrated Feasibility Report, Environmental Assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District extended the public comment period for the draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Río Guayanilla Flood Risk Management Study at the Municipality of Guayanilla, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. USACE is now accepting comments through Oct. 4, 2019. The draft feasibility report was completed in collaboration with our local sponsor, the Department of Natural and Environmental Resources; primary stakeholder, the municipality of Guayanilla; and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. The study area is the alluvial valley in which the municipality resides, with principal benefits of the plan for Guayanilla and the outlying neighborhoods of El Faro, Playa, and Beldum.
  • USACE provides update on Dorian response activities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is assessing impacts to its projects now that Hurricane Dorian has moved out of its area of responsibility.
  • Corps prepares for Hurricane Dorian

    As Hurricane Dorian makes its way toward Florida, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is preparing to respond as needed and providing information to the public, including boaters and campers, on operational adjustments that will take place at Herbert Hoover Dike, Corps water control structures, navigation locks, and recreation facilities.
  • Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study public meeting set

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and non-Federal Sponsor, Monroe County, invite the public to attend two informational meetings on the Florida Keys Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The upcoming meetings are set for Sept. 11 in Key Largo and Sept. 12 in Key West.
  • Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study public meeting set

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and non-Federal Sponsor, Miami-Dade County, invite the public to attend an informational public meeting on the Miami-Dade County Back-Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The Corps and county will host the meeting Sept. 10, from 5-7 p.m. at the North Shore Park & Youth Center located at 501 72nd Street, Miami Beach, FL 33141.
  • Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study public informational meeting set

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-Federal Sponsor, Collier County, Florida, invite the public to attend an informational public meeting on the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The Corps and county will host the meeting Sept. 9, from 5-7 p.m., at the Collier County Administrative Building, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Bldg. F, 3rd Floor, Naples, FL 34112.
  • El Cuerpo de Ingenieros publica el borrador del Informe Integrado de Viabilidad y Evaluación Ambiental de Río Guayanilla para comentario público

    El Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejercito de los EE.UU. (USACE), Distrito de Chicago ha publicado el borrador del Informe Integrado de Viabilidad y Evaluación Ambiental para el Estudio de Riesgo de Inundaciones de Río Guayanilla, en Guayanilla, Puerto Rico para comentario público