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  • 19 November 2010

    Creating a dedicated state fund to help pay for coastal projects such as beach nourishment and inlet dredging is one of the recommendations… By Gareth McGrath (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, November 19, 2010;

  • 11 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on November 17, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Carolina Beach, NC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study. This study will analyze alternatives for an additional 50 years and continue Federal participation in cost shared coastal […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan recently said that a bipartisan agreement to reauthorize key water infrastructure projects contains several key provisions to maintain North Carolina’s critical waterways and protect coastal communities against future storm damage. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes important projects carried out by the Army Corps of Engineers, including dredging, […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that Congress will authorize an extension of the Carolina Beach renourishment project through the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014. Congressman McIntyre said: “With the new language included in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, we have successfully created a way to keep sand on the beach […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Yesterday morning saw representatives of Kure Beach and Carolina Beach meet with New Hanover County Commissioners, with whom they tabled various issues of local importance, one of them being dredging of the Carolina Beach Inlet. “The three beach communities and the county all need to be on the same page,” Ted Davis New Hanover County […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, held last week the pre-construction meeting regarding the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project. According to the Carolina Beach Councilman Steve Shuttleworth, the meeting took place Wednesday, January 16, at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s office. Weeks Marine won the $17.4 million […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers finished the latest dredging project in the Carolina Beach Inlet last week, however it is expected that more projects will be needed in this area soon, starnewsonline.com reports. The funding for this project was secured, but further funding for dredging of this area could not be guaranteed. A federal earmark […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that language he authored and proposed to help the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been incorporated in a critical coastal bill that has passed the U.S. Senate. The U.S. Senate has passed the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) that includes legislative language to extend the renourishment period for this critical […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, hosted a public meeting at the Carolina Beach Town Hall in Council Chambers yesterday to gather public input for the Carolina Beach nourishment study. USACE is currently authorized for beach nourishment projects in Carolina Beach through 2020. They are now preparing a Carolina Beach Coastal Storm Risk […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre hailed the House passage of the final 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation that will help local beaches and North Carolina’s coastal economy. Congressman McIntyre said: “Our beaches, ports, and waterways are the economic lifeblood of our coast. With the passage of this bipartisan bill, […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After months-long battle between federal and state lawmakers, the Carolina Beach renourishment project has been officially extended, reported WECT. The fifty-year Carolina Beach renourishment project was set to expire this year, with no method for extension. The WRRDA bill authorized a three-year extension of coastal storm damage projects which are scheduled to expire in the […]

  • 6 June 2012

    According to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the boaters in Carolina Beach can expect to cruise through the inlet in another week or two. The Corps expects its side-caster dredge Merritt to finish clearing New Topsail Inlet in Pender County by June 8. The Carolina Beach Inlet is next on the list. This dredger […]

  • 26 January 2012

    According to the Congressman Mike McIntyre’s office, the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging is one step closer to realization. The agreement between the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the state of North Carolina was approved and it will allow the state and local communities to pay the Army Corps for this dredging project. “The […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers is managing an Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AICW) Inlet Crossing Maintenance Dredging Project that has begun on Friday February 22, 2013. Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing & parts of Snow’s Cut are included in this work package. The beach compatible material is scheduled to be placed on the north end of Freeman […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Next week starting Monday, December 14th, the Town of Carolina Beach will close the beach for renourishment project.  The town will close the beach access and public parking lot at the end of Ocean Blvd. for approximately six weeks so Marinex Construction, Inc. can set up equipment and stage piping for the beach renourishment project. Marinex will install […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Beach Advocates held its 2016 Annual Meeting December 7-8 at the Isle of Palms, discussing the current and future beach restoration activities in the area. According to the City of North Myrtle Beach release, the theme of the annual meeting was “Resilience in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew”. Mayor Hatley chaired an […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging project conducted by Southwind Construction Corporation in the Intercostal Waterway and Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing areas is now complete, the Town of Carolina Beach said in its latest release. During the project, officials closed the beach area and campsites north of Zone 10. Other sections of Freeman Park were also temporarily closed during […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Marinex Construction Inc. – a contractor hired by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers – has completed the beach re-nourishment project in Carolina Beach, NC. The contractor performing the work has finished pumping sand and is currently removing piping and equipment from the beach, the Town of Carolina Beach said in its latest release. The Phase 1 of this […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced yesterday that an additional $1,500,000 in federal funds have been secured for the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach renourishment project. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More critical funding has been secured for Carolina Beach and Kure Beach! As the beach season is set to begin, this $1.5 million in federal funds will […]

  • 12 July 2011

    New Hanover County has asked the state of North Carolina to provide dredging funds for the maintenance of Carolina Beach Inlet…   (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, July 12, 2011;

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Carolina Beach, NC, has announced that dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway and the Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing is set to begin in April. During the project, some portions of Freeman Park where the spoils are being deposited will be closed for the visitors, the city said. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The lack of state funding for sand-restoration projects in the coming year’s budget has local officials scrambling for dollars to fund this year’s projects, reports starnewsonline.com. Kure Beach renourishment project was left out of the 2012-2013 budget. Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth said that the county likely will pay for the rest with room-occupancy-tax proceeds. […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine Inc., a Covington, LA, based maritime construction company, has won a $17.4 million contract for two dredging projects in North Carolina. “Two bids were solicited with two bids received,” according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Carolina Beach and Kure Beach, North Carolina, with an estimated completion […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA and the state of North Carolina are announcing more than $18 million to reimburse expenses restoring beaches damaged during Hurricane Florence. According to the release, the funds reimburse nourishing sand and replacing plants at beaches located in the towns of Indian Beach and Pine Knoll Shores following damage from Hurricane Florence’s storm surge. The […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Congressman McIntyre to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support. Specifically, the language of the amendment would prohibit the use of […]