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  • USACE announces BBSEER Project Delivery Team Meeting on March 29 2022

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Project Study on Tuesday, March 29, 2022, from 1 to 3 p.m. “The purpose of this Project Delivery Team Meeting is to provide a status update. The team has engaged coordination with the Interagency Modeling Center on model development and will share plans for the first round of modeling. BBSEER alternative plans are intended to restore freshwater flows to terrestrial and coastal wetlands in Biscayne Bay and the Southeastern Everglades,” said April Patterson, BBSEER Senior Project Manager. “We appreciate the continued engagement of the interagency Project Delivery Team and members of the public during the planning phase of this complex project. Your participation during our extended meetings and workshops, your input, local knowledge, expertise and shared data are absolutely critical to the development and success of this project.”
  • USACE announces NEPA Public Meetings for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project on March 22

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces two National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Public Meetings for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP) on Tuesday, March 22, 2022. The morning meeting will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and the evening meeting from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • USACE announces LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting on March 7

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 7, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • USACE announces PDT Meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project on March 7

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022.
  • Jacksonville District to conduct public presentation, discussion of the Revised Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Port Everglades Harbor Improvements project March 8

    Jacksonville, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2022) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct two public, virtual presentations and discussions of its recently published Revised Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (RDSEIS) for the Port Everglades Harbor Improvements project on March 8, 2022.
  • USACE seeks comments on the revised recommended plan for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 45-day public comment period for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project Draft Revised Project Implementation Report and Environmental Impact Statement (PIR/EIS). Comments are due April 4, 2022.
  • USACE and SFWMD celebrate Indian River Lagoon-South C-23/24 Stormwater Treatment Area Groundbreaking Ceremony

    FORT PIERCE, Fla.-Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District (USACE) and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) hosted a groundbreaking event to celebrate the start of construction on the Indian River Lagoon- South C-23/24 Stormwater Treatment Area.
  • USACE seeks comments on supplemental EA to incorporate L-67C backfill treatments into CEPP South Phase

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period for the supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for incorporation of backfill treatments constructed in the L-67C Canal associated with the Installation, Testing, and Monitoring of a Physical Model for the Water Conservation Area (WCA 3) Decompartmentalization and Sheetflow Enhancement Project, known as the “Decomp Physical Model” into the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) (South Phase). Comments are due Feb. 23, 2022.
  • USACE announces LOSOM Project Delivery Team Meeting on Jan.12

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces a Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM) Project Delivery Team Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 12, from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • St. Lucie Lock recreation area closes for Lock scheduled maintenance repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the temporary closure of some recreational facilities at the St. Lucie Lock and Dam in advance of scheduled repairs. The St. Lucie Visitor Center, lock observation decks and the St. Lucie North Recreation Area will be closed effective immediately in preparation for upcoming major maintenance work in the area, and will remain closed until the project is complete. The dewatering and repairs to the St. Lucie Lock and Dam are scheduled to begin January 4 and the project is expected to be complete by April 2022.

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  • Corps announces public scoping meetings and public comment for Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces two public scoping meetings and the opening of the public scoping comment period for the Biscayne Bay and Southeastern Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (BBSEER) Feasibility Study. Public scoping comments are due October 1, 2020.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Cuerpo de Ingenieros acepta comentarios públicos sobre el Plan Recomendado para el Proyecto Río Antón Ruíz

    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 Plan Recomendado del 2020 para el proyecto Río Antón Ruíz ubicado en la Reserva Natural de Humacao en Puerto Rico. USACE solicita que cualquier pregunta o comentario se envíe a más tardar, el jueves 11 de junio de 2020, por correo electrónico a Kristen.L.Donofrio@usace.army.mil.,
  • Corps seeks public comment on Recommended Plan for the Río Antón Ruíz Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District is seeking comment on the 2020 Recommended Plan for the Río Antón Ruíz project located in the Humacao Natural Reserve in Humacao, Puerto Rico. The Corps is requesting that any questions or comments be submitted, by Thursday, June 11, 2020, to Kristen.L.Donofrio@usace.army.mil