Tag Archives: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Repairing Damaged Docks, Piers, and Seawalls After Hurricane Irma

Waterfront properties in the Keys and on both sides of South Florida coast were hit hard when Hurricane Irma began its assault on the state on September 10. The devastation included massive damage to the docks, boat-lifts, piers, and seawalls (“bulkheads”) that offer moorings to boats along waterfront properties. More than 2,000 vessels of all … Continue Reading

Facing Increased Beach Erosion, Florida Looks Internationally for Sand

Florida, like other coastal states, faces the continual challenge of how to maintain beaches in the face of increased erosion, exacerbated by sea level rise, severe storm events, and certain coastal developments. Earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed a $11.5 million dollar project to restore beaches in Florida including widening Miami … Continue Reading
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