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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just provided the latest update on the Beach Nourishment operations in the Town of Kitty Hawk and Buxton. After a temporary cease of operations due to bad weather and sea conditions in the Town of Kitty Hawk, crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company are working their way south from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has just announced that they will aid Dare County, North Carolina, in rebuilding its coastal shoreline in several locations over coming months. The Town of Southern Shores plans to conduct a small beach nourishment project at the southern portion of the town in late May, rebuilding about 2,500 feet […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for sediment management at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). The purpose of the EIS is to develop a streamlined framework for implementing sediment management at the Seashore, including the method, location, and frequency for sediment management […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Division of Water Resources has awarded $22 million to 13 coastal towns and counties to help with recovery efforts following Hurricane Florence. “Coastal communities are still in the rebuilding and recovery phase more than a year after Hurricane Florence left its devastating impact,” said Michael Regan, Secretary of the N.C. Department of Environmental […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Inlet Task Force meeting for the purpose of reviewing and discussing proprietary boat plans for their dredge project, and such other business as may be necessary and relevant, is set to take place next week.  “The Oregon Inlet Task Force advises the Board of Commissioners on issues related to Oregon Inlet and serves […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District has received an application from Dare County seeking Department of the Army authorization to perform year-round maintenance dredging of the federal project within Oregon Inlet and associated connecting channels, located in the Town Nags Head, Dare County. The 2,500-acre project near Nags Head includes the waters between […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cardiff State Beach is one of five beaches, and the only on the West Coast, awarded the nation’s Best Restored Beaches by the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). Local elected officials and representatives with San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy, SANDAG, Caltrans, the American Shore & Beach Preservation Association, and California State Parks gathered yesterday morning […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town’s beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget. Plans for the town’s maintenance project call for 2.3 million cubic yards of sand to be […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head reported last Friday that four bids have been received for the upcoming beach renourishment project. According to the town’s officials, the bids were submitted from Dutra Group, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), Manson Construction Company, and Weeks Marine. “Based on the bid items submitted by each bidder, the […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana, has completed Buxton Beach pumping operations from the “Haulover” north of Buxton to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Dare County. According to the county latest report, Weeks pumped the final load of sand at the northern end of the nourishment project on Tuesday afternoon, February 27. “All […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach nourishment works along the 2.9 miles of shoreline from the “Haulover” north of Buxton to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Dare County are now in its final phase, according to county officials. Weeks Marine recently reported that over 2.3 million cubic yards of sand has been placed within the project’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has just released the latest edition of its Ocean Science magazine, which focuses on the multi-faceted work of BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP). BOEM’s MMP program helps coastal communities recover from major storm events that erode beaches and threaten infrastructure, but it also helps towns proactively prepare before these storms […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredger C.R. McCaskill broke a swing arm while riding out high waves over the last weekend. Due to the approaching storm, the McCaskill is now in Norfolk and repairs will be completed there. The hopper dredger […]