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  • Corps prepares for Hurricane Isaias

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is prepared to respond to Hurricane Isaias and will continue to inform the public about any changes to operations on Lake Okeechobee, the Herbert Hoover Dike, Corps water control structures, navigation locks, recreation facilities, and post storm damage to federally authorized beaches.
  • Virtual public meetings set for Collier County study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Collier County, Florida, its nonfederal sponsor, have released the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement.
  • Cuerpo de Ingenieros acepta comentarios públicos sobre el Estudio de Manejo de Riesgos de Tormentas Costeras en el área metropolitana de San Juan

    El Distrito de Jacksonville del Cuerpo de Ingenieros del Ejército de los EE. UU. (USACE por sus siglas en inglés)  está aceptando comentarios sobre el Estudio de Manejo de Riesgos de Tormentas Costeras en el área metropolitana de San Juan, Puerto Rico. Personal conduciendo el Estudio ha producido un borrador del Informe Integrado de Viabilidad y el Informe de Evaluación Ambiental que actualmente está disponible para revisión pública en este enlace, www.saj.usace.army.mil/SanJuanMetro.
  • Corps seeks public comment on San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study

    San Juan, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking comment starting today on the San Juan Metro Area Coastal Storm Risk Management Study in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The study team has produced a draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment report, which is currently available for public review on the Study’s page, www.saj.usace.army.mil/SanJuanMetro.
  • Corps awards beach restoration contract for St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project

    The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $15,179,050 contract July 7, 2020, to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Ill., to restore critically eroded shoreline along the coast of St. Johns County, Florida. The Coastal Storm Risk Management Project will include both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of the St. Johns County coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. The initial construction will include placement of approximately 1.3 million cubic yards of sand that will be dredged from shoals located within St. Augustine Inlet. Future periodic nourishment events are planned at multi-year intervals.
  • Corps announces availability of Final RECOVER Northern Estuaries Salinity Envelope Performance Measure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces the availability of the Final RECOVER Northern Estuaries Salinity Envelope Performance Measure.
  • USACE to extend comment period for Draft Miami-Dade Back Bay Report

    NORFOLK, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at the request of Miami-Dade County, its nonfederal sponsor, has extended the comment period for the Miami-Dade Back Bay Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study, due to the unprecedented amount of attention and resources needed to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak in the area. Originally scheduled to close on July 20, the comment period will now close on August 19.
  • Corps announces public comment on the Final EIS for the Combined Operational Plan (COP)

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, announces public comment on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Combined Operational Plan (COP). Public comments are due August 3.
  • Corps announces public comment and webinar on planned deviation from Lake O Regulation Schedule to reduce risk from Harmful Algal Blooms

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, announces public comment on the Draft Revised Supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the planned deviation from the water control plan for Lake Okeechobee and the Everglades Agricultural Area, also known as the Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule (LORS 2008) in order to reduce risk from Harmful Algal Blooms. A webinar to provide information regarding the proposed planned deviation is planned for 1 p.m. on July 21. Public comments are due July 30.
  • Corps Publishes RECOVER Interim Goals and Targets Report

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District published an updated version of the RECOVER (REstoration COordination & VERification) Interim Goals and Targets Report July 1 using improved models and data not available in the initial report. The report is available online at www.saj.usace.army.mil/IGIT, and Corps experts will be hosting two webinars for interested stakeholders to review the detailed changes to the Interim Goals and Targets. Webinars will begin at 10 a.m. and again at 6 p.m. July 15, 2020.