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Beach Renourishment - Surfside, Florida


Beach Renourishment - Surfside, Florida

In order to address critical beach erosion in Surfside, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in coordination with Miami-Dade County and the Town of Surfside, is placing approximately 330,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand, hauled by trucks from an upland mine, to renourish the public beach in Surfside. 

Beach Renourishment Project Began on Monday, August 19, 2019 

The Beach Renourishment Project officially began on Monday, August 19, 2019. The staging process of the Beach Renourishment Project by contractor Continental Heavy Civil Corp had been underway since Thursday, August 8, 2019. 

Please note that some of the street-end signs with mosaic artwork designed by art students at Ruth K. Broad K-8 Center which were recently installed in Surfside, have temporarily been removed for safekeeping during the project's entirety. They will be re-installed once the project has been completed.

Frequently Asked Questions

Surfside Beach Renourishment Project FAQs
The Town of Surfside will continue to update this document as more information becomes available.

Frequently Asked Questions: Sea Turtles During the Renourishment Project

Please also find a FAQ document pertaining specifically to Surfside's Loggerhead Sea Turtles and their protection during the Beach Renourishment Project: Sea Turtle FAQ Document

Beach Renourishment insert in July 2019 Town Gazette 

An informative 4-page insert on the Beach Renourishment Project was included in the July 2019 edition of the Town Gazette. The insert features a message from Surfside Mayor Daniel Dietch, a project overview, FAQs, information on protection of the sea turtles during nesting season, beach sand quality, a construction map and contact information.  
To view the insert, please refer to: Beach Renourishment Project Insert - July 2019 Gazette

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces contract award

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced the award of a $17.9 million construction contract to Continental Heavy Civil Corp of Miami, Florida, to carry out the beach renourishment project in the Town of Surfside.

Recap of Community Meeting on Beach Renourishment (June 6, 2019) 

The latest Community Meeting on Beach Renourishment, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Miami-Dade County, took place on Thursday, June 6, 2019 in the Town Hall Commission Chambers.  The U.S Army Corps of Engineers shared a presentation and also answered questions from attendees. Please find the presentation with the latest information to date about the project here: Miami Dade County, Beach Renourishment Project Presentation.  You can also watch this meeting in its entirety here: Community Meeting on Beach Renourishment (Video)

Additional information on the Beach Renourishment Project is available at the US Army Corps of Engineers - Jacksonville District website, on Facebook and on Twitter.

Beach Renourishment Project rendering

Progress Map 

To view a progress map for the Beach Renourishment Project, please visit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers website at: Surfside Beach Renourishment Construction Project Maps 

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(Photo update of the Surfside Beach Renourishment Project in progress, as of October 23, 2019)