Vilano Beach 50-year Army Corps Beach Project
$62 Million Awarded to St. Johns County for Emergency Beach Repairs – St. Johns County will receive up to $62 million in federal funding from the Jacksonville District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for emergency repairs on two beach projects. The projects include the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project in St. Augustine Beach and the St. Johns County South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. The USACE anticipates the construction to start in summer 2023. Emergency Beach Repairs Press Release.
The project extends from the Ocean Villas at Serenata Beach to just north of Nease Beach Front Park.
Fifty year project with periodic nourishments.
Rebuilding the dune to the 2015 conditions and widening the flat beach by 60 feet from where it was in 2015.
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The project has been fully approved and funded using a combination of USACE, State, County Tourist Development "Bed Tax", and MSTU funds.
For more information, please contact the Coastal Management team at (904) 209-0260, or email@example.com.
Non-project Beach updates can be heard on the Beach Services Hotline at 904-209-0331.