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  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A $7.3 million partnership project between the City of Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, the St. Johns River Water Management District and the Florida DEP will remove 200,000 cubic yards of muck from 12 canals in the Banana River Lagoon – and along with it,189,000 pounds of total nitrogen and 115,800 pounds of total phosphorus. “Dredging […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Brevard County’s Official Save Our Indian River Lagoon has just released a very interesting video about the Cocoa Beach dredging program in Florida.  In the video, Cocoa Beach Project Manager, Wayne Carragino, discusses about the muck removal project in the canals of Cocoa Beach, explaining the challenges and benefits of this project that will […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has once again been selected as the contractor for the City of Cocoa Beach Renourishment project. According to the city’s latest update, GLDD will next week begin the renourishment operations. “Projected construction dates are January 25 through the end of March.” “Seven miles of the 9.4 mile North Reach (Port […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the phase III of the Cocoa Beach 200 Channel Dredge Project are underway, according to the city officials. The phase one of the project included engineering and permitting. Phase two was the clearing and redevelopment of the designated spoil island in the North Thousand Islands near the 200 Channel. Phase three, the last phase of […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Cocoa Beach, in conjunction with Brevard County, has began the first phase of the Cocoa Beach dredging project. This phase includes areas in the canal between Jack Drive and Kent Dr., according to the Cocoa Beach Public Works’ announcement. Central Sand, Inc., the contractor, estimates that four to six weeks will be required to complete […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first phase of the City of Cocoa Beach 200 Channel dredging project has been completed and the phase II of the project is about to begin.  Phase II of the project is the construction of a dredge spoil site on a designated North Thousand Island. The chosen island is at the end of Cocoa Isles […]

  • 18 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has just released this amazing photo from their Brevard County Shore Protection Project.        The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place sand on […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral was the site for a conference that outlined plans to renourish Brevard County beaches as part of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The pre-construction meeting was organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the lead coordinator to provide details of the $17.4 million dollar project, which is expected to get […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) released its much-anticipated annual list of the nation’s best restored beaches. This year’s list provides representation from the west, east and the Gulf coasts of the United States. The 2014 winners are: – Aquia Landing County Park, Stafford County, VA; – Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, FL; – […]

  • 28 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it has executed an agreement to use up to 2.4 million cubic yards of sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to restore nearly 14 miles of shoreline for Brevard County, Fla. damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The restoration work will take place along two separate […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved Project Implementation Reports that will result in renourishment of North and South Reach beaches in Brevard County, with the federal government footing virtually 100 percent of the estimated $29.3 million cost to restore parts of the county’s eroded shoreline. In late October 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused high […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Bill Posey praised the soon-to-be-completed Canaveral Harbor Sand Bypass Project (Phase 5) as a unified effort that keeps the region’s economic engine running while restoring 3.5 miles of shoreline south of Canaveral Inlet to the pre-inlet levels of the early 1950s. Ealier this week, Canaveral Port Authority Commission Chairman Micah Loyd led a […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company’s dredge Charleston is continuing its work on the Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project, pumping the sand from the north of the harbor channel to the beaches south of the channel. The project, the largest sand bypass scheme in the port area in more than two decades, will dredge approx. 1,340,000 cubic yards […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

     An $18 million project to restore sand to 3.5 miles of beaches, from Port Canaveral’s Jetty Park to south of Cocoa Beach Pier, is moving forward.  Dredging and beach fill works, conducted by Norfolk Dredging, resumed on December 30 and will continue mostly uninterrupted through April, excepting rough seas and equipment maintenance. Beach fill placement […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Port Canaveral area, Florida, in more than two decades is moving forward.  According to the latest project update, the sand placement began at about 1/3’rd mile south of the Canaveral Harbor south jetty and is proceeding northward to Jetty Park. Toward the end of December, sand placement will […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The largest sand bypass project in the Florida’s Port Canaveral area in more than two decades is set to get underway this week.  The five-month effort will move approximately 1.34 million cubic yards of sand to replenish 3.5 miles of beach south of Port Canaveral. The Canaveral Harbor Federal Sand Bypass Project (Phase V) will […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in its latest announcement that the Brevard County Shore Protection Project is now officially underway.        The project will renourish approximately 13.4 miles of shoreline using 1.1 million cubic yards of sand from the Canaveral Shoals Borrow Area II. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), will place […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The removal of more than 44,000 cubic yards of muck was a cause for celebration yesterday for the St. Johns River Water Management District and its partners, Brevard County and the City of Cocoa Beach. The celebration included a boat tour of 13 canals in the Banana River Lagoon region of the Indian River Lagoon […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has awarded Brevard County an additional $21.5 million legislative appropriation grant for Phase II of the Brevard County Muck Dredging project. This latest funding builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two years for muck removal in the Indian River Lagoon, for a total investment of $41.5 million to date. Muck build-up is […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded nearly $7 million in funding for improvements to the Minutemen Causeway in Brevard County’s Cocoa Beach. These improvement projects will help protect the health of the Indian River Lagoon by reducing nutrients and treating stormwater runoff. “Funding for these important Minutemen Causeway improvement projects helps us to […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Enhanced protection of the Indian River Lagoon took another step forward recently when the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board authorized projects with the federal and local governments that will infuse another $1 million into lagoon protection. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide $595,000 of the funding through the Indian River Lagoon […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canaveral Harbor Inlet Sand Bypass Project has earned the top state ranking for 2014/15 inlet management funding. As a result, Port Canaveral is expected to receive $100,500 in grant funding from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) for beach renourishment. To date, Port Canaveral has spent more than $2 million on the sand […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Brevard County Commissioners announced the estimated sand placement schedule and locations in the North and South Reaches of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The estimated sand placement schedule and locations are as follows: – Northern North Reach – Cheri Down Park, Cape Canaveral to Surf Road, Cocoa Beach – December 25, 2013 through […]