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  • Corps opens public comment on Picayune Strand Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District opens public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding construction of features of the Picayune Strand Restoration Project (PSRP). Comments are due June 12, 2020.
  • El Cuerpo de Ingenieros otorga contrato para proyecto del Rio de La Plata en Dorado, Puerto Rico

    El Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de EE. UU., (USACE por sus siglas en inglés) adjudicó, el 12 de mayo, un contrato de construcción de $9.47 millones a la compañía Construcciones José Carro S.E., con sede en Ponce, Puerto Rico. El contrato “Rio De La Plata Articulated Concrete Block Mat and Toe Key”, hace parte de las fases de mitigación de riesgos que se estarán construyendo en los municipios de Dorado y Toa Baja como parte del Proyecto de Control de Inundaciones del Río de la Plata.
  • Corps of Engineers awards latest contract for the Rio de la Plata project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $9.47 million Articulated Concrete Block Mat and Toe Key contract, May 12, to Construcciones José Carro S.E., headquartered in Ponce, Puerto Rico. This contract is part of a phased approach to flood risk management actions being constructed as part of the Rio de la Plata Flood Control Project, in the municipalities of Dorado and Toa Baja.
  • Forecasted rain may require C-43, C-44 flows

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will maintain the current release schedule from Lake Okeechobee, but heavy rain forecasted for the Lake Okeechobee waterway May 10 may require flows from the C-43 and C-44 canals to control water levels for flood control.
  • Corps awards final cutoff wall contract for HHD rehabilitation

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the final contract for the cutoff wall required as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee.
  • Corps increases flows to Caloosahatchee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will increase flows from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary at a 7-day average rate of 650 cubic feet per second (cfs). Flows to the St. Lucie estuary remain at zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). Releases will be made in a pulse pattern beginning on Saturday.
  • Corps announces opening of comment period on RECOVER Northern Estuaries Salinity Envelope Performance Measure and public webinars

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a public and agency review and comment period on the Draft RECOVER Northern Estuaries Draft Salinity Envelope Performance Measure. Comments are due May 28, 2020. Public webinars are scheduled for Wednesday April 29 at 10 a.m. and Tuesday May 5 at 1 p.m.
  • Corps continues flows from Lake O, supports firefighting in Everglades National Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will continue flows from the W.P. Franklin Lock and Dam (S-79) to the Caloosahatchee estuary at a 7-day average rate of 457 cubic feet per second (cfs). Flows to the St. Lucie estuary remain at zero cfs as measured at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam (S-80). Releases are made in a pulse pattern which begin on Saturday. In addition, our partners at the South Florida Water Management District have coordinated with the Corps as they mobilize pumps and modify water management operations to help control a wildfire in Everglades National Park.
  • Corps announces April 30 LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting via Web

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces the next Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM), to be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 30, as an online Web Meeting (revised meeting date).
  • RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Performance Measure approved

    The RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Performance Measure used to evaluate regional scenarios for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) has been approved by the RECOVER (Restoration, Coordination & Verification) Executive Committee.