Search results for: Chicopit Bay

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  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new flow-way is now open in Chicopit Bay on the St. Johns River, and boaters there are helping the Mile Point construction crew by remaining alert in the busy construction area. Restoring the historical flow-way in Chicopit Bay and its connection to the Intracoastal Waterway system is necessary for the Mile Point project, which […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Mile Point, located on the St. Johns River near Naval Station Mayport, is nearing completion, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement. The Mile Point area experienced limited navigation during ebb tide because of difficult cross-currents at the convergence of the river with the Intracoastal Waterway, USACE […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Heavy construction is ongoing in the Chicopit Bay and Helen Cooper Floyd Park area near Mayport Naval Station and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is asking the public to use caution in the waterways at Mile Point on the St. Johns River.  Earlier this month, Manson Construction Co. started construction on the […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Starting in January 2016 and continuing through November 2016, Manson Construction Co. will construct the Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration Project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This project will reroute the navigable waters in the Chicopit Bay and the Inter-Coastal Waterway system. Several changes will occur in the waterway, including removing some existing […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Wash., for $39.5 million.  The project will help improve navigation on the St. Johns River, increasing commerce efficiencies. Added project benefits include restoring local, historic channel flow and increasing marsh habitat by […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida has filed a lawsuit over the St. Johns River dredging. JAXPORT officials and the local community stressed the importance of this dredging project in bringing more cargo ships and business to town. According to WJCT News, Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida is concerned about the […]

  • 14 January 2013

    At a 2 p.m. event, Gov. Rick Scott will formally announce $38 million to wrap up the next phase of Mile Point project, reports jacksonville.com. It is estimated that this program should create 3,500 jobs. Regarding this plan, Gov. Scott stated: “We don’t know how many years it’s going to take … we need the […]

  • 19 July 2012

    In the aftermath of the Jaxport CEO Paul Anderson’s testimony before Congress last year on the necessity for development of Jacksonville Port, it appears that a green light will be given to the dredging project allowing more heavily-loaded and larger ships to pass through the port, WOKV writes. The word is that the good news […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Another significant step for the Mile Point project was achieved as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) signed the Project Design Agreement on May 23 during a ceremony at JAXPORT’s Talleyrand Marine Terminal. The joint signing of this agreement will allow the design of the project to move forward. […]

  • 7 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Chief of Engineer’s Report has been approved and signed for the Jacksonville Harbor (Mile Point) Navigational Study. This approval is a critical step towards moving the project forward to Congress for authorization and appropriation of funding. “This is a tremendous milestone for this project,” said Jerry […]