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WRRDA authorizes the Army Corps of Engineers to carry out construction on 34 existing projects totaling $12.3 billion over the next 10 years. Each of these has already been studied by the Corps for feasibility and has been approved. A list of those projects, along with the federal dollar amount authorized, follows.
NAVIGATION – 8 PROJECTS
— Sabine Neches Waterway, Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana, $748 million.
— Jacksonville Harbor, Milepoint, Jacksonville, Florida, $27.9 million.
— Savannah Harbor Expansion, Savannah, Georgia, $492 million.
— Freeport Harbor, Freeport, Texas, $121 million.
— Canaveral Harbor, Cape Canaveral, Florida, $29.2 million.
— Boston Harbor, Boston, Massachusetts, $216.5 million.
— Lake Worth Inlet, Palm Beach County, Florida, $57.6 million.
— Jacksonville Harbor, Jacksonville, Florida, $362 million.
FLOOD-RISK MANAGEMENT – 9 PROJECTS
— Topeka Flood Risk Management Project, Topeka, Kansas, $17.4 million.
— American River Watershed, Common Features Project, Natomas Basin, California, $760.6 million.
— Cedar Rapids Flood Protection Project, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, $73.1 million.
— Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, $846.7 million.
— Ohio River Shoreline, Paducah, Kentucky, $13.2 million.
— Jordan Creek, Springfield, Missouri, $13.6 million.
— Orestimba Creek, San Joaquin River Basin, California, $23.7 million.
— Sutter Basin Flood Control Measures, Sutter Basin, California, $255.3 million.
— Truckee Meadows Flood Risk Management Project, Truckee Meadows, Nevada, $181.7million.
HURRICANE AND STORM DAMAGE RISK REDUCTION – 5 PROJECTS
— West Onslow Beach and N/ew River Inlet, (Topsail Beach) North Carolina, $99.9 million.
— Surf City and North Topsail Beach, North Carolina, $206.9 million.
— San Clemente shoreline, California, $51.2 million.
— Walton County, Florida, $42.6 million.
— Morganza to the Gulf, Louisiana, $6.7 billion.
HURRICANE AND STORM DAMAGE RISK REDUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION – 1 PROJECT
— Mississippi Coastal Improvement Program, Hannock, Harrison and Jackson Counties, Mississippi, $693.3 million.
ENVIRONMENTAL RESTORATION – 11 PROJECTS
— Mid-Chesapeake Bay Island, Maryland, $1.2 billion.
— Central and Southern Florida Project, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, Caloosahatchee River (C-43) West Basin Storage Project, Hendry County, Florida, $313.3 million.
— Louisiana Coastal Area, Louisiana, $1 billion.
— Marsh Lake, Minnesota, $6.7 million.
— Central and Southern Florida Project, Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan, C-111 Spreader Canal Western Project, Florida, $87.3 million.
—Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetland, Florida, $98.5 million.
— Central and Southern Florida Project, Broward County Water Preserve Area, Florida, $448.1 million.
— Louisiana Coastal Area – Barataria Basin Barrier, Louisiana, $321.8 million.
— Neuse River Basin, North Carolina, $23.8 million.
— Lynhaven River, Virginia, $22.8 million.
— Willamette River Floodplain Restoration, Oregon, $27.4 million.