Jacksonville, Fla. -The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a Duval County Shore Protection construction contract for $15,682,725 August 13 to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes to their original engineered design.
The Corps awarded the contract to Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington.
The construction will place roughly 850,000 cubic yards of sand on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park. The project's completion is set for winter 2018. However, the contractor has a total of 330 days to complete the work.