St. Johns County - Vilano Beach - Coastal Storm Risk Management

St. Johns County shoreline with Highway A1A. The Jacksonville District announced the award of a $15 million contract July 7, 2020, to execute a coastal storm risk management project to reinforce critically eroded sections of beach front.The ocean shoreline of St. Johns County is approximately 42 miles long. 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 South Ponte Vedra Beach to Vilano 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.