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  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   The dredger “Illinois” put the final volume of sand onto the Avalon beaches, with the project resulting in approximately 675,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the beaches between 9th Street […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Borough Council authorized a bid process last week for a back bay dredging project in the public channel west of 21st Street in Pennsylvania Harbor, the Cape May County Herald informs. Estimates are that the channel has filled with as much as 1,750 cubic yards of a silt-like material. Commenting the latest news, Borough Engineer […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Avalon said in their latest release that they are in the final days of a sand back passing project that will provide both a protective and recreational beach for Avalon’s north end in advance of hurricane and tourism season.  The Avalon Department of Public Works will have the project completed in advance […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Department of Public Works has started the 2018 sand backpassing program, the Borough of Avalon, New Jersey, said in their latest release.  The Avalon Department of Public Works is conducting the project under the direction of Mott MacDonald, Avalon’s municipal engineering firm. According to the official announcement, sand is being backpassed from an authorized […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2017 Avalon beach fill project will finish ahead of schedule and be completed in advance of Memorial Day weekend. According to Avalon Borough, nearly one million cubic yards of sand has been placed on the north Avalon beachfront in advance of Memorial Day weekend, and hurricane season which begins on June 1st. This $7.9 […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Borough of Stone Harbor has just released the latest update on the Avalon and Stone Harbor Beach Fill Project, saying that over 830,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed on the 20th Street beach in Avalon with only 100,000 cubic yards remaining in this main area of the project. There are only two and a […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    A periodic nourishment and repair of the dune and berm system in Avalon and Stone Harbor (NJ) is in full swing now, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. The cutterhead dredge Texas, owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, is pumping sand to the southern end of Stone Harbor where bulldozers are […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Avalon and Stone Harbor yesterday attended the weekly progress meeting about the upcoming beach fill project. The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas will be finishing up some emergency work in the Christiana River likely by Sunday, February 5th, the meeting revealed. Once that work is completed, the dredger […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official start of the Avalon/Stone Harbor beach fill project, which was set to begin before the end of January, will be prolonged for couple of weeks, reports the Borough of Avalon. The announcement was made during the weekly beach fill progress meeting on Thursday, January 26th, at the Stone Harbor firehouse. At the meeting, the […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi has just announced that the massive beach fill project will begin in the Borough before the end of January. The project, one of the largest in the Avalon history, is set to begin in the coming weeks. According to Pagliughi, the works will restore the north end beaches in the Borough to their full […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Avalon Borough Council has approved a State Aid Agreement with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection that will result in a substantial hydraulic beach fill project for both Avalon and Stone Harbor in 2017. This project will result in several hundred thousand cubic yards of sand to be placed on the north end […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABT Associates/Kresge Foundation has released a new report called “Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities”.   The report included a visit to Avalon, New Jersey as Senior Analyst Alexis St. Juliana met with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl, and Avalon Deputy Emergency Management Director Harry DeButts to discuss beach […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Avalon has just announced that it will conduct a public safety initiative following Memorial Day weekend by dredging the navigation waterway behind Bay Park Marina. The work is expected to take less than one week to finish and will result in the marina operations being suspended during that period. Avalon has received verbal […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its partners celebrated the recent start to dredging and marsh restoration near Avalon, N.J. during a ceremony hosted by the borough on December 11. The project began in late November and involves dredging approximately 50,000 cubic yards of sediment from shoals in the federal channel of […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC (GLDD) said today that over 600,000 cubic yards of new sand is on the Avalon beachfront in the northern end of the community. The sand pumping operations, worth $6.3 million, are expected to conclude this week. At the moment, the Avalon beach from 19th Street south to 26th Street is closed for […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Avalon’s back bay dredging project in Princeton Harbor will be suspended for the Christmas holiday. Mobile Dredging has announced that it will suspend dredging operations today before 5 p.m. and resume dredging operations on Friday morning, Dec. 26. According to a statement from the borough, the dredging of Princeton Harbor is expected to be finished […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Borough of Avalon has secured the permits it needs for a large dredging program that is expected to begin this fall. Borough Council was briefed Wednesday night by municipal engineer Thomas Thornton who told the Council both state and federal permits are in hand for the project. The project will dredge waterways along the […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bor­ough of Avalon has sched­uled a com­mu­nity meet­ing on Sat­ur­day, June 21, to dis­cuss an upcom­ing multi-year dredg­ing project in the com­mu­nity. The meet­ing will be held at the Avalon Ele­men­tary School gym­na­sium start­ing at 11:00am. “This is the largest infra­struc­ture project the Bor­ough has ini­ti­ated since the revi­tal­iza­tion of the Dune Drive busi­ness […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Avalon Land and Home Own­ers Asso­ci­a­tion held its annual “Com­mu­nity Con­nec­tions” event on Sat­ur­day, April 12th inside Avalon Com­mu­nity Hall. More than 100 peo­ple attended the event to meet with Bor­ough offi­cials and to hear dis­cus­sions about some of the most impor­tant projects in Avalon. Over the next three years, Avalon intends to con­duct […]

  • 28 March 2014

    The 2014 munic­i­pal bud­get for the Bor­ough of Avalon was approved by a unan­i­mous 5–0 vote by the Avalon Bor­ough Coun­cil dur­ing its meet­ing on Wednes­day, March 26th. The new bud­get totals $24.8 mil­lion and sets the local pur­pose tax rate at 22.4 cents, which rep­re­sents a half cent increase from 2013. The bud­get main­tains […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bor­ough of Avalon has obtained state per­mits it needs to move for­ward with an inno­v­a­tive dredg­ing project that is sched­uled to begin this fall with the first-ever munic­i­pal offload of a major New Jer­sey con­fined dis­posal facil­ity (CDF) that will make room for future dredged mate­ri­als. Avalon also con­ducted a for­mal bid open­ing on […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avalon posted an update on the Stone Harbor/southern Avalon beach fill project on Wednes­day, July 31st: “The entire sand dredg­ing oper­a­tion is com­plete. No addi­tional sand will be dredged on the beaches. Accord­ing to Brian Miller from Nor­folk Dredg­ing, the lines have already been cleaned and flushed, and it is very likely that the removal […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of a major beach nour­ish­ment project in Avalon and Stone Har­bor has been com­pleted. The beach fill project in Avalon was com­pleted Tues­day, Jan­u­ary 29th at 4:30am; a larger project on the Stone Har­bor beach­front is sched­uled to begin on or about April 12th, 2013. A final walk­through inspec­tion of the Avalon […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avalon’s major beach fill project is expected to con­clude some­time dur­ing the upcom­ing week­end of Jan­u­ary 26th-27th. Dur­ing a progress meet­ing held in Avalon on Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 23rd the con­trac­tor for the project announced that the actual pump­ing of sand could wrap up dur­ing the upcom­ing week­end. The work is being done by Nor­folk Dredg­ing […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A progress report on the Avalon beach fill project has been announced. This project will result in 290,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the Avalon beach­front from 9th Street south to 25th Street: –As of Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 9th, 2013 more than 70,000 cubic yards of sand have already been placed in the beach […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A major beach fill project that will result in 290,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the Avalon beach­front will begin Today, dur­ing the early after­noon hours. Yesterday, Avalon offi­cials attended a progress meet­ing with the United States Army Corps of Engi­neers, the New Jer­sey Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion, and Nor­folk Dredg­ing in Avalon. […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    An update on the major beach fill project being con­ducted in Avalon has been announced. The dredger “Charleston” owned and oper­ated by Nor­folk Dredg­ing is cur­rently mov­ing up the New Jer­sey coast­line and and is located near Here­ford Inlet between North Wild­wood and Stone Har­bor. The dredger is expected to arrive in Townsend’s Inlet off […]

  • 21 December 2012

      A major beach nour­ish­ment project that will repair the beach­front in Avalon and Stone Har­bor is expected to get under­way right before the Christ­mas hol­i­day. A dredge that will pump up to 710,000 thou­sand cubic yards on the beaches in both com­mu­ni­ties is expected to begin on or about Sun­day, Decem­ber 23rd. This project […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Mayor Mar­tin Pagli­ughi and Stone Har­bor Mayor Suzanne Wal­ters announced that a major beach renour­ish­ment project autho­rized ear­lier this year by the United States Army Corps of Engi­neers will com­mence on or about Decem­ber 15th. The project will result in up to 450,000 cubic yards of new sand to be placed on the Seven […]