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Corps Seeks Comments for Port Tampa Bay Expansion

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has published a public notice for the proposed Port Tampa Bay expansion project. The permit applicant proposes to dredge and expand existing port facilities to accommodate additional demand for deep-water cargo service in the Port Tampa Bay area. The proposal seeks… Read More

Manson Undertakes Duval County Shore Protection Project

Manson Construction Company began work on the Duval County Shore Protection Project to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes. Under a contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District, the contractor is pumping approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand on 8 miles of eroded beaches,… Read More

Emergency Renourishment at Lido Beach Underway

An emergency renourishment project at Lido Beach, Florida, began on November 5 and is expected to be completed by February 12 despite a series of weather delays. Five separate cold fronts have moved into Florida causing wave action that put a stop to dredging each time. So far 14 days… Read More

Jacksonville District Preps San Juan Harbor Study for PED Phase; First Study Completed Under Corps’ New Accelerated Process

On August 23, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the San Juan Harbor Navigation Improvements Study. The Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment, which began September 16, 2015, was completed in June. The recommended plan includes deepening Cut-6 of the… Read More

Cavache Begins Ponce de Leon Dredging

Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, began dredging the Ponce de Leon Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway channels in early August. Approximately 450,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed and pumped via pipeline to the nearshore disposal area along New Smyrna Beach. Cavache is using the Ellicott… Read More

Emergency Dredging Completed at Palm Beach Harbor

Emergency dredging of the entrance channel to Palm Beach Harbor in Florida took just three days but was crucial to maintain access into the port. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $580,600 contract to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company to remove approximately 16,000 cubic yards… Read More

Corps Awards Intracoastal Dredging Project to Cavache

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $8.55 million maintenance dredging contract for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County to Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach Florida. Work will consist of maintenance dredging approximately 500,000 cubic… Read More