Pinellas County Meeting on Beach Nourishment Set for This Week

Pinellas County is about to hold a meeting regarding the upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project.

The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 28, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Indian Shores Municipal Facility.

The nourishment project is expected to cost $51 million with the Federal government paying $40.1 million and the County and State each paying $5.7 million.

Norfolk Dredging was selected to construct the 2018 Sand Key and Treasure Island Nourishment Projects. The contractor anticipates mobilizing to the site on April 1, 2018 and start of the dredging around April 15, 2018.

They plan to begin in Treasure Island first filling Sunshine Beach and Sunset Beach with sand dredged from John’s Pass. Next, they will begin nourishing North Redington Beach with sand from the Egmont Shoal Borrow area and work from south to north, finishing at the Ultimar Condo in Clearwater.

In total, construction is expected to last 5-7 months and will place over 1.3 million cubic yards of sand.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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