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  • 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 […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has released for public review an environmental assessment (EA) for the purpose of beach renourishment activities in the Buxton area of Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Dare County has requested a Clean Water Act Section 404 permit from the USACE for the associated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Buxton beach nourishment project is slated to being in the next few weeks, the Dare County said in its latest announcement. “Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, plans to begin mobilizing equipment and pipes in early May. Equipment and pipes will be stored near the south end of the project area […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine has just reported that the cutterhead dredge C.R. McCaskill has completed dry-dock inspection and was towed from Charleston (SC) to Wilmington (NC) on Wednesday, September 6. “After remaining in Wilmington for a few days waiting for the passage of Hurricane Irma, the dredge left Wilmington and is under tow to Buxton. It is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Walter B. Jones (NC-3) yesterday called for a meeting with top federal officials and Dare County leaders regarding funding for maintenance dredging of Oregon Inlet. In a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy, Congressman Jones explained that although the White House Council on Environmental Quality promised in 2003 to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Construction crew members started returning to the job site and if conditions allow, pre-dredging data collection will begin soon. The hopper dredger R. N. Weeks is scheduled to arrive over the weekend and the goal is for this dredge to […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Buxton Beach nourishment project resumed yesterday just around 4:00 p.m. after brief shut down, reports the County of Dare. The beach operations were closed on Friday morning, July 29, due to rough sea conditions. According to Weeks Marine, construction is now moving to the south and has approached the north end of Buxton. The county also […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Duck, Dare County, North Carolina, is in the process of a Beach Nourishment Project.  In May of 2013, consultants engaged by the Town of Duck, Coastal Planning and Engineering of North Carolina (CP&E), completed an “Erosion and Shoreline Management Feasibility Study” for the Town. Approximately 1,061,200 cubic yards of beach compatible sand […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The County of Dare has just released the latest update on the Buxton beach nourishment program, saying that the beachfill work in this area is being put on hold at the moment.  With rough sea conditions forecasted later this week, Weeks Marine said that that the dredger C.R. McCaskill will travel to Norfolk to ensure […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Kay Hagan is requesting a meeting between the top official at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Dare County Board of Commissioners to discuss critical infrastructure investments in the Oregon Inlet. Hagan sent a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works), asking that she hear directly from […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) has officially begun beach nourishment operations in the Town of Duck with the arrival of the company’s dredge Liberty Island. According to Dare County, NC, the dredge started pumping sand late Tuesday night, May 23rd, at the Widgeon Dr. subline and will continue progress North for a few days. The […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews from the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company have completed work in the Town of Kill Devil Hills, according to the town’s latest update. The town reported that at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2017 the Liberty Island dredge and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock pumped the last load of sand onto Kill Devil Hills’ […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. have completed dredging and placing approximately 1.7 million cubic yards of sand in the location shown known as the “S-Curves” north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island in Dare County. The crews are currently in the process of demobilizing from the project site, […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Duck’s beach nourishment project continues to progress with the arrival of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) dredge Dodge Island. The dredge arrived on site on Sunday, May 28, to begin pumping operations near the Ocean Bay Boulevard beach access. According to Dare County latest video update, GLDD continues to work south and build a […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-anticipated Southern Shores Beach Nourishment project could begin this weekend, according to the town’s latest beach fill update. The town yesterday reported that the project “could possibly begin” this weekend Saturday, July 29th or Sunday, July 30th. The officials added that there is also a possibility to move the start date to mid-August. It will take approximately […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    County of Dare, North Carolina, yesterday released a new video on the status of the Hatteras Inlet dredging program. According to the project update, the planned dredging within the connecting channel of Hatteras Inlet is currently underway. USACE’s sidecaster dredger Merritt is back in the inlet, working on the connecting channel. The dredging operations will continue […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $20.3 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., LLC of Oak Brook, Ill. for the beach nourishment project north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island to protect this vulnerable stretch of N.C.12. The contractor will use two dredges to expedite the project, which is expected […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    N.C. Department of Transportation crews recently conducted several tests and surveys of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. These tests allowed the department to gather crucial information to help evaluate the overall effectiveness of the sand placed in the area where erosion occurred and determine the […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just released the latest video on the ongoing beach nourishment operations in Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Buxton. Beach nourishment in Kill Devil Hills began on June 22nd at approximately 6:00 p.m. with the first sand pumped onto the beach in the vicinity of the Helga Street ocean access. The […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company has completed the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project. The town reported yesterday that the hopper dredgers Dodge and Padre Islands wrapped up the project two nights ago and have demobilized to Kill Devil Hills. GLDD plans to have all equipment demobilized and off the beach in the next couple of […]

  • 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 […]