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  • Jacksonville District, City of Daytona Beach to host workshops to discuss flood risk management feasibility study

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to attend either or both of two presentation and discussion workshops for the City of Daytona Beach Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study.
  • Jacksonville District issues scoping letter for Naples to Big Marco Pass dredging project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District (USACE), is beginning preparation of a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) document to address the maneuverability and safety concerns within the federal channel of Gordon and Big Marco passes in Naples, Florida. Collier County is the Non-Federal Sponsor (NFS) for this maintenance dredging project. USACE is currently gathering information to define issues and concerns that will be addressed in an analysis to be prepared in compliance with the NEPA.
  • Jacksonville District celebrates groundbreaking of L-28 South Culverts for Western Everglades Restoration Project

    JACKSONVILLE, Florida (July 10, 2024) – On July 10, 2024, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District joined South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Miccosukee Tribe of Indians, Seminole Tribe of Florida, Everglades National Park Service, Big Cypress National Park Service, and many other federal, state and local partners to celebrate the groundbreaking for the first major feature of the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP), the L-28 South Culverts.
  • USACE Jacksonville to minimize Duval beaches restrictions on Fourth of July

    The USACE Jacksonville contractor will minimize its footprint and suspend operations of its Duval Co. beach renourishment activity for the Fourth of July.
  • USACE hosts progress update meeting on the Central Everglades Planning Project, Everglades Agricultural Area, A2 Stormwater Treatment Area Operational Plan on July 31, 2024

    Jacksonville, Florida (July 2, 2024) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District (USACE), will host a virtual informational meeting Wednesday, July 31, 2024 to inform stakeholders and the public regarding USACE and South Florida Water Management District progress on development of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), Everglades Agricultural Area, A2 Stormwater Treatment Area Operational Plan.
  • USACE Jacksonville District begins dredging of Saint Lucie Inlet July 2, 2024

    JACKSONVILLE, Florida (July 1, 2024) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, will begin dredging of the Saint Lucie Inlet, Martin County, Florida, on July 2, 2024.
  • USACE Jacksonville District issues NEPA Scoping Letter for North Fork St. Lucie River

    JACKSONVILLE, Florida (July 1, 2024) – The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is beginning a feasibility study and preparation of a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) assessment for the North Fork St. Lucie River Continuing Authorities Program (CAP) Section 1135 project. The project will focus on oxbow and floodplain restoration on the North Fork St. Lucie River and its associated tributaries. The project is being conducted under Section 1135 of Water Resource Development Act (WRDA) of 1986. This authority provides for the review and modification of structures and operations of water resources projects constructed by the Corps for the purpose of improving the quality of the environment when it is determined that such modifications are feasible, consistent with the authorized project purposes, and will improve the quality of the environment in the public interest. In addition, if it is determined that a Corps water resources project has contributed to the degradation of the quality of the environment, restoration measures may be implemented at the project site or other locations that have been affected by the construction or operation of the project, if such measures do not conflict with the authorized project purposes.
  • Jacksonville District issues scoping letter for Fernandina Harbor maintenance dredging

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, seeks public comments, views, and information regarding the preparation of a National Environmental Policy Act document for the maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel as well as realignment of a portion of the channel in the vicinity of Fernandina Harbor, Florida.
  • Jacksonville District to conduct public forum to discuss upcoming Flagler County CSRM project

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District, invites the public to attend a presentation and open discussion ahead of initial construction of the Flagler County Coastal Storm Risk Management beach project.
  • Jacksonville District delays start of Sawpit maintenance dredging to accommodate shorebird nesting

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has delayed the maintenance dredging for the federal navigation channel in the vicinity of Sawpit Creek, Nassau County, Florida, until early October 2024 to accommodate active shorebird nesting within the beach placement area of Amelia Island State Park.