Grand Canal History


Pinellas County received the Army Corp of Engineers permit for the GC
dredging project.
Next steps are for the County to approve the funding this summer and
submit the bid for Procurement
It is anticipated the dredging will begin late Fall
Pinellas County will host another community meeting in TV to provide
project details and a timeline before dredging begins

05/08/2023 Update

Army Corp informed Pinellas County on 5/4 they plan to hand the County
the dredging permit for the Grand Canal week of 5/8.
APTIM completing the bid package
Procurement of vendor will proceed after permit received and bid package
County will host a community meeting in TV later this summer to provide
the project details, a timeline and the funding for the dredge


  • Army Corp informed Pinellas County on 3/29 they will not be including the GC dredging with the catch basin as part of their the P-A-G beach re-nourishment project
  • Pinellas County immediately began the process for a county managed dredge project
  • Pinellas County has asked APTEM to provide a package finalizing the scope of the service for bid and construction documents for a county managed GC dredging project
  • Pinellas County has requested the Army Corp to provide the dredging permit by no later than May 5th
  • We are pursuing with the County that the county managed dredge project be a high priority to get done ASAP

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