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  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dare County Government has provided an update on recent beach nourishment projects located in Dare County. At a special meeting held March 17, the Dare County Board of Commissioners accepted the bid from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 6th Dare County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, staff from Coastal Science Engineers (CSE) presented an update regarding the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project. According to latest project update, due to an upcoming weather event and industrial equipment issues, Weeks Marine pulled their hopper dredger R.N. Weeks to Norfolk yesterday for mechanical repairs and to […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    In the Town of Kitty Hawk, crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company have completed the nourishment activities in the area between the town’s southern boundary and Tateway Rd. According to Dare County latest video update, crews from the Liberty Island dredge are working south from the pipe landing site located near White St towards the […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just posted the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the hopper dredger R.N. Weeks returned to the area and resumed pumping earlier this week. Weather and marine conditions permitting, pumping operations will continue to proceed south in front of the village, the county said. According to the contractor, Weeks […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners will meet on March 17 to review and approve bids received from dredge contractors. The bids are for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk and Town of Kill Devil Hills. Four bids were opened on March 8th and Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County has just announced that the Waterways Commission meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 13 in Manteo. Dare County Waterways Commission was created by the County Board of Commissioners in January, 1983. The mission of the board has evolved over the time to include the responsibility of advising the […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    A plan to issue a Special Use Permit (SUP) to Dare County to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge to perform maintenance dredging within Oregon Inlet has been approved by the National Park Service (NPS). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the NPS adopted an Environmental Assessment (EA) drafted by the Army Corps for […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Shallowbag Bay dredge program, consisting of maintenance dredging within Ranges 1-5 of the Manteo Federal Navigation Project, has received the green light to move forward, Dare County informs. According to the announcement, this area includes 11,924 linear feet (approximately 2.2 miles) of Shallowbag Bay and Roanoke Sound. In addition, a connector channel that extends […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County has just announced that Weeks Marine has resumed pumping operations in Buxton. The hopper dredge R.N. Weeks started pumping sand at approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday from the second landing point/subline that is located approximately 1 mile north of Buxton, reported the county. According to Dare County, pumping will proceed south to tie in […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners has agreed to bear 50% of the cost of the upcoming Nags Head Beach Nourishment project. Following a presentation from Nags Head Mayor Bob Edwards and Manager Cliff Ogburn, the Board of Commissioners unanimously agreed to pay for half – up to $13 million – of the nourishment costs. According to the Dare […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has signed an agreement with Dare County, North Carolina, to provide up to 4.825 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters as part of a shoreline management project for the towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk, and Kill Devil Hills. The shore protection project, using sand from the […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County recently announced that Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company completed beach nourishment operations in the Town Southern Shores on august 6th and is now focusing efforts in the town of Kitty Hawk. According to the latest video update, GLDD is pumping south from the subline landing located just south of the Kitty Hawk pier. Over […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Kill Devil Hills will today, July 26, hold a public meeting on the ongoing beach nourishment projects in the County of Dare. According to the town, the public update meeting on the northern Dare beach nourishment projects is set to start at 1:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Administration Building, 102 […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dare County, NC, yesterday reported that due to the upcoming marine forecast, the cutter dredge C.R. McCaskill will be leaving Buxton today, August 24. According to the county, the move is aimed to ensure safety for the crew and equipment. Since the dredge is likely to be be offsite for at least seven to ten […]

  • 24 October 2011

    If federal guidelines for public access were set as a condition, Kill Devil Hills would probably be the only town to qualify for Dare County… By Rob Morris (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, October 24, 2011;

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Duck beach nourishment project is in its final stage with some finishing touches being done right now, reports the town. According to the report, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company anticipates completion of the project in Duck within the next few days. “Due to the high volume of activity on the beach […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the signing of two subcontracts valued around $55 million for work in the Middle East as well as the receipt of a $38 million award for a coastal protection project in North Carolina. The first subcontract in the Middle East is for a land development project […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore) has announced the availability of a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the dredging of Oregon Inlet with a Dare County dredge. Dare County is seeking a Special Use Permit from the Seashore to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge in the same manner and under the same conditions […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dare County Board of Commissioners will conduct a Public Meeting regarding the County’s plans for Buxton beach nourishment today at 7pm at Cape Hatteras Secondary School. Dr. Tim Kana with Coastal Science and Engineering will be in attendance to speak with the board and public regarding the project. The Public Meeting is an opportunity […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the hopper dredger R.N. Weeks returned to Buxton on October 26 and already started sand pumping operations.  Crews will continue working, moving to the south, as long as the weather and wave heights allow for safe operations, the county said. Over […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Weeks Marine has resumed Buxton Beach Nourishment operations after two days of being shut down due to weather, reports Dare County. According to the update, the contractor resumed pumping sand yesterday around 9:30. The current marine forecast looks favorable for pumping the next several days. “The cutterhead dredge McCaskill will work on filling a 900-foot section […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County (NC) has just released highlights from the Board of Commissioners November 20 meeting. At the meeting, the Board approved a reimbursement resolution presented by Finance Director David Clawson for debt issuance related to the Nags Head Beach Nourishment maintenance project. The resolution states the County’s intention to proceed with the project, issue the […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It was only last week that water depths at Oregon Inlet, a Federal channel authorized at 14 feet, declined to less than four feet in some areas, prohibiting recreational and commercial vessels from accessing the Atlantic Ocean. Favorable winds have improved conditions this week and emergency dredging operations have begun (weather permitting), allowing passage for […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine cutterhead dredge C.R. McCaskill has finally resumed pumping operations in Buxton, according to the Dare County. The county announced that pumping resumed Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m. and that the work in the section of beach just north of the subline has been completed. “Also, crews will flip the pipeline and begin working south towards […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare (NC) yesterday released an update on the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project. The update said that the hopper dredge R.N. Weeks was able to operate about 75% of the time over the past week and completed 52 loads. Weeks Marine reported that almost 1.4 million cubic yards of sand has been placed on the beach or […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following completion of the Town of Duck Beach nourishment project, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company moved all operations to the towns of Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk. The three dredges that were working in Duck, the Dodge, Liberty and Padre Island are now dredging/nourishing beaches in Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills. Last week, the […]