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  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just announced the approval of a planned temporary deviation to the 1981 Lake Kissimmee, Hatchineha and Cypress Interim Regulation Schedule. Major General Diana Holland, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division, approved the planned deviation to raise the regulation schedule to facilitate […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and subcontractor Herve Cody are hard at work finishing the C-38 Project on the Kissimmee River in Florida. This project was designed to help restore natural flows to the Kissimmee River Basin. In all, J.E. McAmis moved 10 million cubic yards of material on this project. Subcontractor, Herve Cody is putting the finishing […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is implementing additional navigation restrictions for boaters along roughly 10 miles of the lower Kissimmee River basin. As reported, USACE continues backfilling operations on the C-38 Canal as part of an ongoing effort to restore historic flows of the Kissimmee River. Earlier this summer, the Corps closed […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is notifying Kissimmee River boaters of navigational restrictions along approximately ten miles of the river in the lower river basin.  According to the notice, USACE continues backfilling the channelized Kissimmee River segments to allow flows through the historic river channel and restore its floodplain and habitat. Restoration […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kissimmee River Restoration project, one of the many ongoing projects currently underway by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District, aimed to restore America’s Everglades, is moving ahead.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement that they are advising boaters […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released a video named ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’, the latest in a series of water education videos that demonstrate the importance of following science-based research solutions. ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’ features research produced by Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Research […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed by voice vote Rep. Darren Soto’s bill, the Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2017 (H.R. 3961), which would designate Central Florida’s river and its tributaries in the state of Florida for study under the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. This designation grants the river […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest announcement that the armoring of the Canal 37 (Kissimmee River) embankment between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee is set to start in January 2018. The armoring construction – part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project – will span approximately 18 months, said USACE. As reported […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently awarded one of two remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Polk and Osceola counties. The $4,837,000 C-37 Embankment Armoring construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina. The contract involves placing one-mile of […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest project update that, to date, continuous flow has been restored to 28 miles of the Kissimmee River. In areas already restored, comprehensive monitoring has documented substantial improvements in the river and its floodplain, making the project a model for large-scale ecosystem restoration efforts. […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A crucial undertaking generations in the making, the Kissimmee River Restoration Project is now within sight of the finish line, reports the South Florida Water Management District. “Through our partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, we are restoring the river and protecting it for the enjoyment of generations of Floridians to come,” said South Florida […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, continues to work towards bringing the Kissimmee River Restoration project to completion, navigation closures will remain in effect to accommodate ongoing construction activities. Navigational closures are currently in effect on the Kissimmee River north of the U.S. Highway 98 Bridge for 6.5 miles, reported the Corps. […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the three remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $26.13 million Reach 2 Backfill construction contract was awarded to J.E. McAmis from Chico, California, on August 5. The contract involves […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has initiated backfilling operations on a portion of the C-38 Canal, as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. Navigation will be interrupted for approximately 1.5 miles along the channelized Kissimmee River (C-38 Canal) beginning at the US 98 bridge and extending south for the duration of […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the four remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, moving this large-scale Everglades restoration project one step closer to completion. The $4.65 million MacArthur Ditch Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on Jan. 15. […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The southern earthen plug located along Reach 3 of the Kissimmee River Restoration project has been removed, connecting a portion of the excavated oxbow to the C-38 Canal, located on the Kissimmee River. The work to remove the plug began March 12, 2012, and was completed March 13, 2012. During this time, over 80 percent […]

  • 12 August 2010

    Preliminary work is under way on the project to dredge the Kissimmee River channel between Lake Hatchineha and Lake Kissimmee…   theledger [mappress] Source: theledger, August 11, 2010;

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has awarded the final construction contract for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $17.8 million S-69 Weir and Canal Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on September 26. The contract involves […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued an environmental resource permit to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin one of the last phases of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. The permit authorizes the Corps to backfill approximately 34,000 linear feet of the C-38 canal to restore the historical flow of the Kissimmee […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded its second construction contract this year for the Kissimmee River Restoration project, a large-scale Everglades restoration project spanning through Highlands and Okeechobee counties. The $4.7 million construction contract was awarded to BCPeabody Construction Services Inc. of Tampa, Fla. on Monday, September 28. The contract, known […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Patrick E. Murphy yesterday introduced legislation to bolster projects related to protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon. The Indian River Lagoon Nutrient Removal Assistance Act would create a grant program to provide assistance to projects that will result in environmental benefits for the Indian River Lagoon, produce the greatest nutrient load reductions […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representatives Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) and Tom Rooney (FL-17) recently sent the following letter to United States Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy in support of the Army Corps making the final policy decisions necessary for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project to be completed. This project is vital to helping restore […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Mast, Alcee Hastings, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Francis Rooney are leading a bipartisan push from Florida lawmakers to fully fund Everglades restoration and water quality infrastructure projects. “The federal government needs to step up with a strong funding commitment for infrastructure projects that are critical to Florida’s environment, economy and public health, especially […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the close of 2017 and now the start of 2018, the team of professionals from the Army Corps, Jacksonville District, continues to make positive progress hand-in-hand with USACE partners from the South Florida Water Management District, the Department of the Interior and many other agencies implementing the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (SFER) program. “As […]

  • 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 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    This time last year the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District was managing a challenging scenario fueled by heavy rains during the dry season and early part of the wet season, forcing them to release billions of gallons of water from Lake Okeechobee to protect the Herbert Hoover Dike. Col. Jason Kirk, U.S. Army […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Rooney, announced recently that the Florida Consolidated Appropriations Bill has passed the House of Representatives by a bipartisan vote of 309-118. The 2017 Consolidated Appropriations bill is a comprehensive package comprised of the 11 remaining fiscal year 2017 Appropriations bills, which were the subject of hundreds of open hearings and hundreds of amendments on […]