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Surfside Beach Renourishment Project - Updates and Information


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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Continental Heavy Civil Corp are nearing the completion of the Beach Renourishment Project.

As a reminder, please abide by signage posted around the public beach as well as direction provided by safety personnel on site. The safety of resident and visiting beachgoers continues to be top priority.  

Project Overview

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, has placed approximately 330,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand, hauled by trucks from an upland mine, to renourish the public beach in Surfside. The construction is being conducted by Continental Heavy Civil Corp of Miami, Florida, which was awarded the $17.9 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District.  The renourishment project officially began on Monday, August 19, 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.

More Information

Please refer to the following links for further information on the Beach Renourishment Project:

Surfside Beach Renourishment Project FAQs

Sea Turtle Protection FAQ Document

Beach Renourishment Project Insert - July 2019 Gazette

Community Meeting on Beach Renourishment (Video)

Miami-Dade County, Beach Renourishment Project Presentation

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

Project Rendering

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 

(Photo update of the Surfside Beach Renourishment Project in progress, as of February 17, 2020)