US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Corps announces public meeting for East Lake Toho drawdown and habitat restoration Draft EIS

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District, announces a public meeting scheduled for May 2 in Kissimmee regarding the East Lake Tohopekaliga Drawdown and Habitat Enhancement (East Lake Toho) Draft Environmental Impact Statement (Draft EIS).
  • Corps awards Gasparilla Island shore protection contract

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces a contract award that will reduce risks to landside infrastructure on Gasparilla Island in Lee County. The Corps anticipates it will take about two months to complete the project, which is scheduled to start in late May.
  • Project Partnership Agreement signed for St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project - South Ponte Vedra and Vilano Beaches

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District and St. Johns County finalized a critical agreement Tuesday for construction of the St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project – South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach areas.
  • Corps schedules public status update on Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District staff will host a public teleconference April 26 from 11 a.m. to noon to provide an update on the ongoing Miami Harbor Navigation Improvement Study and to provide information on the study progress and upcoming milestones.
  • US Army Corps of Engineers to host job fair in Jacksonville

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host a job fair Friday, April 26 at the DoubleTree Hotel located at 2101 Dixie Clipper Road near Jacksonville International Airport.
  • Corps adjusts flows from Lake O

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to monitor conditions and has adjusted releases from Lake Okeechobee accordingly. Starting Saturday, April 20, the Corps will reduce the pulse release to the Caloosahatchee estuary to a 7-day average rate of 800 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79). Flows to the St. Lucie estuary remain at zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). This schedule will remain in effect until further notice. Additional runoff from rain in the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed one or both targets.
  • Corps awards contract for Herbert Hoover Dike culvert replacement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to replace the 26th and final water control structure within the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps announces public meetings for Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces two public meetings regarding the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project, part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). The public is invited to provide input during a public meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Town of Jupiter Community Center, Room A/B, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458. There will be an additional public meeting the following morning, Friday April 19, 2019, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the South Florida Water Management District, B-1 Auditorium, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416.
  • Corps adjusts Lake O releases

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District continues to monitor conditions and has adjusted releases from Lake Okeechobee accordingly. Starting Saturday, March 30, the Corps reduced the pulse release to the Caloosahatchee estuary to a 7-day average rate of 1,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79), as planned. In addition, the Corps reduced flows to the St. Lucie estuary down to zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). Additional runoff from rain in the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie basins could occasionally result in flows that exceed one or both targets
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts public meeting for Savan Gut Phase II Project

    San Juan, Puerto Rico – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a public meeting for the Savan Gut Phase II project in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Interested public are invited to attend the meeting at Bethania Hall in Frederick Evangelical Lutheran Church at 5057 Norre Gade in St. Thomas, VI 00802, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 5 to 7 p.m.