USA: Corps to Hold Public Meetings on Port Everglades Dredging

Corps to Hold Public Meetings on Port Everglades Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will hold two public meetings Tuesday, July 23rd at the Broward County/Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, Palm Room A, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd., Ft. Lauderalde, Fla., to discuss the release of the draft tentatively selected plan for Port Everglades Harbor.

Meetings will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m., will feature a brief presentation and opportunity for questions and comments from the public.

The District is conducting a study to deepen Port Everglades’ channel from 42-feet to 48-feet, and widen the entrance channel. The primary objectives of the project are to decrease costs associated with vessel delays from congestion, channel passing restrictions, decrease transportation costs, and increase channel safety and maneuverability for existing and larger vessel use.

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Press Release, July 19, 2013

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