US Army Corps of Engineers
Jacksonville District

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Archive: September, 2019
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  • No releases from Lake O planned

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces that there will be no planned releases from Lake Okeechobee this week.
  • Change in hours at Miami Regulatory Field Office

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced Monday a change in hours at the Miami Regulatory Field Office beginning the week of September 23, 2019. The office is open for public access Monday-Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m. and closed to the public on Fridays.
  • Corps maintains schedule of no releases to the estuaries from Lake O

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain its current schedule of no releases to the estuaries from Lake Okeechobee, while continuing to send water south for water supply.
  • Corps awards contract for Salud Creek Streambank Protection Project at San Germán, Puerto Rico

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract Sept. 19 to the Advantix Engineering Corporation for the Salud Creek Streambank Protection Project at San Germán, Puerto Rico. The $1,018,065.73 construction contract is the first Continuing Authorities Program contract funded by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.
  • El Cuerpo de Ingenieros otorga contrato para el proyecto de protección de cause para la Quebrada Salud en San Germán, Puerto Rico

    El Cuerpo de Ingenieros otorga contrato para el proyecto de protección de cause para la Quebrada Salud en San Germán, Puerto Rico. El Distrito de Jacksonville del Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de EE. UU., (USACE por sus siglas en inglés), otorgó un contrato el 19 de septiembre a Advantix Engineering Corporation para el proyecto de protección de cause para la Quebrada Salud en San Germán, Puerto Rico.
  • 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.