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ARC Surveying Shows Benefits of their ARC/Aquares Geophysical Survey in Jacksonville Harbor

Posted on June 29, 2022

Advanced Geophysics Jacksonville Harbor Deepening

A Comparison of Core Borings Versus an Arc/Aquares Geophysical Survey St Johns River, Duval County, Jacksonville, Florida


  • JAXPORT currently supports more than 138,000 jobs throughout the region and creates $31 billion in economic impact every year.
  • JAXPORT has grown Asian container volumes nearly 100 percent since 2012.
  • Local jobs associated with JAXPORT’s Asian business grew more than 57 percent in a five-year period.
  • These jobs and this business depend on harbor deepening to accommodate more cargo aboard today’s bigger ships.
  • More than 15,000 jobs are created or protected by this project.
  • JAXPORT’s leadership worked diligently to keep this project on time, reducing the scope and ensuring that the returns far outweigh the costs.
  • The best environmental modeling in the world, plus peer review by scores of independent scientists, advocates for the environmental safety of the full project design.

More information about the Harbor Deepening project is available on the USACE website.


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