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Rubio Applauds the U.S. Army Corps for Including Key Florida Infrastructure and Water Projects in FY18 Work Plan
Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Work Plan, which includes funding for critical Florida infrastructure and water projects. As a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, Rubio helped craft the omnibus bill that made these funds available to the Army Corps, and also detailed his support for these projects in a letter to Assistant Secretary James in late March.
“Taxpayer dollars will be returning to Florida and put to good use to prevent flooding in our communities, protect drinking water, bolster trade, and restore America’s Everglades,” said Rubio. “In the coming weeks, I expect that the Army Corps will also release a supplemental work plan that will allocate federal disaster funds to fully restore Florida’s hurricane-impacted beaches and finally fulfill the federal government’s responsibility to expedite and complete the rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike.”
Florida Provisions Supported by Rubio in the FY18 Work Plan:
Miami Harbor Improvements – New Start, $556,250
Herbert Hoover Dike Rehabilitation – $82 million (reflective of President’s Budget)
Brevard County, FL Shore Protection Project, Mid-reach segment – $28.375 million
C&SF Upper St. Johns Levee – $4 million to complete and close out
Florida Keys Water Quality Improvement Project – $4 million
JAXPORT Harbor Deepening – $32.389 million
Lido Key, FL Shore Protection Project – New Start, $13.462 million
South Florida Ecosystem Restoration – Adds an additional $26.9 million for a total of $105,426,730
Operations & Maintenance
South Florida Ecosystem Restoration – $4.69 million