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  • Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway- Sawpit Dredging Project underway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting maintenance dredging of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) within the Sawpit Reach in Nassau County. The project will remove approximately 600,000 cubic yards of sand from the AIWW, restoring the channel to the authorized depth of 12 feet.
  • Corps announces public meeting for Surfside Beach renourishment

    Summary: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Miami-Dade County and the Town of Surfside will host a public meeting Wednesday, February 13 at 6 p.m. for the Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.
  • Corps of Engineers to host Puerto Rico Industry Day in San Juan

    San Juan, Puerto Rico – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an Industry Day, Feb. 26 in San Juan to discuss upcoming construction projects funded by Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.
  • Corps awards $387 million contract for Herbert Hoover Dike seepage cutoff wall

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District announces the award of $387 million for construction of a Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Rehabilitation seepage cutoff wall in Palm Beach, Hendry and Glades counties. The Corps awarded the multiple award task order contract (MATOC) Jan. 31, 2019, for the construction of 28.6 miles of cutoff wall, from the dike crest through the foundation, on the southwestern side of Lake Okeechobee.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers publishes public notice for proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has published a public notice for the proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion project. The permit applicant proposes to expand existing port facilities (and associated dredging) to accommodate additional demand for deep-water cargo service in the Port Tampa Bay area. Since the proposed work includes impacts to water bodies that are under jurisdiction of the Corps of Engineers, the applicant is required by the Clean Water Act to obtain a Department of the Army permit.
  • Corps resets flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary following recent rain

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will target 7-day average flows of 1,000 cubic feet per second from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee Estuary when local basin runoff from recent rains subsides.
  • Corps announces Duval County shore protection project completion

    The Duval County Shore Protection to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design is now complete. The project placed roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park.
  • Corps invites public to provide input on new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District invites the public to provide scoping input on the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM). A series of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings will be held throughout south Florida during the month of February and public scoping comments will be accepted until March 31, 2019.
  • Corps adjusts flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has adjusted the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee and the W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee Estuary, on Friday, January 25. The new release schedule will began on Friday, January 25, with a constant release of 700 cubic feet per second (cfs) as measured at W.P. Franklin Lock (S-79) near Fort Myers. The St. Lucie target will remain at zero cfs.
  • Corps steps down flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will step down the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee Estuary to 850 cubic feet per second on Friday, January 11.