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  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the latest progress photos of construction at Herbert Hoover Dike. Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) is a 143-mile earthen dam that surrounds Lake Okeechobee, the heart of the Kissimmee-Okeechobee-Everglades system. The project reduces impacts from flooding as a result of high lake levels for a […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the final contract for the cutoff wall required as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract April 30, 2020 for $41.4 million to Bauer Foundation Corporation from Odessa, Florida. The contract […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, Colonel Andrew Kelly, and other Jacksonville District officials conducted a site assessment recently at Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) to discuss preparations for the 2019 hurricane season. During the visit, geotechnical engineers and the Dam Safety Program Managers inspected the 143 miles of HHD embankment to identify […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District announced yesterday the award of $387 million for construction of a Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Rehabilitation seepage cutoff wall in Palm Beach, Hendry and Glades counties. According to the Corps, the contract that was awarded Jan. 31, 2019 includes construction of 28.6 miles of cutoff wall, from […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed an agreement with the State of Florida to accept an additional $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The agreement, known as a Contributed Funds Memorandum of Agreement, was signed yesterday by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed an agreement with the state of Florida to accept $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee.   The agreement is the result of a measure passed by the Florida legislature during their 2017 session. The agreement allows USACE […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, continue to report no significant issues of concern following inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. “The safety of the people living and working around Lake Okeechobee remains our highest priority,” said Col. Jason Kirk, Jacksonville District Commander. “We […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will hold the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Industry Day on March 28 in Palm Beach Gardens. A short presentation on the Herbert Hoover Dike Project and information on upcoming projects and technical requirements will be given. “Opportunities for prime contractors and potential sub-contractors to discuss capabilities and […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As 2016 turns into 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District continues the task of rehabilitating the Herbert Hoover Dike in south Florida. The highlight of 2016 was approval of a dam safety modification report in August. Approval of the report provided Jacksonville District with a definitive path for completion of the rehabilitation […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded its second contract over the last 30 days to replace water control structures at Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the $27.7 million contract to Harry Pepper & Associates of Jacksonville, Fla. The contract calls for replacement of Culverts IP-1 (S-292) […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a key report that authorizes additional rehabilitation work on the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps’ Jacksonville District received notification Tuesday (August 30) that the dam safety modification report for the dike has been approved, marking the culmination of a four-year […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace a water control structure within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. USACE awarded the contract on Friday (August 19) for $16.8 million to Harry Pepper & Associates of Jacksonville, Fla. […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental report related to the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The comment period for the final environmental impact statement on the Herbert Hoover Dike Dam Safety Modification Study opened, June 3, and will remain […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is about to release a draft copy of a rehabilitation report on Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee for public review and comment. USACE plans to issue a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an associated draft environmental impact statement to the public on Thursday, December […]

  • 22 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will host a virtual information session for people interested in rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The information session will be conducted at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 26. Interested individuals can listen to audio of the presentation via teleconference, […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Taking comments on a proposed project that would extend rehabilitation on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee by approximately six miles in Palm Beach County is about to start in March, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The Corps will issue a draft environmental assessment on the proposed project by the middle of March, […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Ecosystem Projects introduced a consolidated Environmental Resource Permit, or ERP, to the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Repair and Rehabilitation Project (R&R Project). The permit authorizes construction and replacement of Culverts 2, 12A and HP-2 with new water control structures S-278 […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received an award for its rehabilitation work at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Palm Beach Branch of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) announced the Reach 1 portion of the rehabilitation project was the winner of its Outstanding Project of the […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced it will close additional portions of the Lake Okeechobee Scenic Trail (LOST) due to ongoing construction associated with the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike. On May 1, the portion of trail between John Stretch Park and South Bay is scheduled to close. The closure will likely remain […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host three meetings in January for members of the public to learn more about a draft rehabilitation report for Herbert Hoover Dike. The Corps will conduct the meetings in communities around Lake Okeechobee to discuss a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded its second contract in the last two weeks to replace water control structures within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen dam surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps awarded the contract on Thursday (September 24) for $16.1 million to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of […]

  • 7 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has postponed public meetings that were scheduled to be held later this month regarding rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The meetings were scheduled for Sept. 22-25 at various locations in south Florida.  The meetings are being postponed due to delays associated with […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host four public meetings to provide an update on rehabilitation efforts at the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. Since 2007, the Corps has been engaged in projects to address concerns with the dike’s integrity. To date, work has focused on installation of a 22-mile “cutoff […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host two public meetings to discuss the initial phases of a Dam Safety Modification Study (DSMS) that is underway on Herbert Hoover Dike. The Corps is conducting the DSMS to determine the final phase of rehabilitation projects for the dike, a 143-mile earthen structure that encircles […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Jacksonville District has awarded a contract to replace the 26th and final water control structure within the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. USACE awarded the $23.5 million contract last week to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of Orlando, Fla. The contract […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President Donald Trump toured Lake Okeechobee and the Herbert Hoover Dike last Friday, as part of a major environmental visit. During his walking tour, President Trump looked at the work being done on the aging dike to improve water quality across South Florida. Joining him were Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rick Scott, along […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President Donald Trump will visit the Lake Okeechobee area on Friday, March 29, to talk about progress on infrastructure projects on and near the lake, local media reports.  White House Deputy Press Secretary, Judd Deere, confirmed the news, indicating that Trump will tout work on repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike and a long-planned rehabilitation project. […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces details for the public scoping meeting in Fort Lauderdale and the other meetings regarding the development of the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM). A series of National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meetings are being held throughout south Florida during the month of […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, Congressman Rooney met with Major General Scott A. Spellmon, Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations for the Army Corps of Engineers, about funding for Lake Okeechobee and Everglades Restoration projects. Congressman Rooney stated, “After meeting with Major General Spellmon, I am confident that we will continue to have a strong […]