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, will place approximately 330,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand, hauled by trucks from an upland mine, to renourish the public beach in Surfside.
Renourishment Start Date Slated for Monday, August 19, 2019
The official start date of the Beach Renourishment Project is slated for Monday, August 19, 2019.
The staging process of the Beach Renourishment Project by contractor Continental Heavy Civil Corp has been underway since Thursday, August 8, 2019. Trucks are expected in the area and on the beach on Friday, August 16, 2019, but this will not include any movement or placement of sand.
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.
You may also refer to the press release issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 in relation to the Beach Renourishment Project and the start of the staging process: Construction starts soon for Surfside Beach renourishment
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.
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)
Beach Renourishment Project rendering
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