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  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Flagler County officials reported last week that some of the money saved by bringing the county’s 11.4 mile dunes restoration project in-house will be used as the local match for the Army Corps project in the City of Flagler Beach. “This is very exciting news,” said County Engineer Faith Alkhatib, who received a letter Tuesday […]

  • 14 November 2011

    Losing sand has been a problem in Flagler Beach and other coastal communities for years…   By ANNIE MARTIN (news-journalonline) [mappress] Source: news-journalonline, November 14, 2011;

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and Flagler County have now finalized a project partnership agreement for construction of the Flagler County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in Flagler Beach, Fla. As USACE reported, this project is expected to reduce annual storm damage costs, protect the areas major hurricane evacuation route, and provide […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Flagler County, in coordination with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, will host a workshop followed by a public hearing to address the creation of an Erosion Control Line along the upcoming 2.8 mile Army Corps of Engineers project within the city limits of Flagler Beach. State law requires the establishment of an Erosion Control […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to attend a meeting and comment on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. An open comment period started yesterday and will end Feb. 17. The Feb. 5 public meeting will start at […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project. The report outlines the national benefits of the project, including reduced risk of storm damage to coastal infrastructure and improvements to eroding beach conditions. With […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invited the public to review and comment on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. The open comment period is starting today, Jan. 17, and ends Feb. 17. The study team, consisting of federal, state and local […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has received unanimous approval by a senior government panel to move forward with the final state and agency review on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction (HSDR) Project. The Civil Works Review Board, which convened in Washington D.C., received a detailed presentation from the Jacksonville […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is extending the public comment period to Mar. 15 for the Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. The Corps received several requests for an extension of the public review period, which originally ended today. “We want to be […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $5.9 million maintenance dredging contract earlier this week for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in St. Johns and Flagler counties to Southwind Construction Corporation of Evansville, Indiana. It is expected that the dredging operations will start in September and take approximately six months to complete. The work […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 10 January 2011

    Flagler County is going to push forward with a feasibility study to protect the shoreline and replace the tiny grains of sand regularly … BY JULIE MURPHY (news-journalonline) [mappress] Source: news-journalonline, January 10, 2011;

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Rick Scott will use his executive authority to allocate nearly $15.8 million in state funds for emergency beach restoration projects in response to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew in St. Johns, Flagler, Volusia and Brevard Counties. Funding will be used to immediately address critically eroded beaches where there is an imminent threat […]

  • 5 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 30-February 5, 2017).   DBL Inaugurates New Dredgers Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats.   Governor Scott Announces $15M for […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has welcomed the Senate’s continued advancement of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), as well as three more Florida provisions included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Rubio voted yesterday in support of a procedural motion that passed the Senate, bringing the bill itself one step closer to final passage. In the […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Drainage canals and ditches in western Flagler County were evaluated for maintenance needs and clearing work has begun, the Flagler County Government said in its latest release.  Flagler County staff finished its assessment on Thursday, July 23, and immediately started clearing a 1.5 mile section of canal that runs along the east side of County […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is scheduled an informational meeting on the draft Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Study for Wednesday February 5, at the Emergency Operations Center, in the Flagler County Government Center at 1769 East Moody Boulevard (S.R. 100), Bunnell. The 30-day comment period on the study began January […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The St. Johns River Water Management District has just released a very interesting video named ‘Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project: Path to Recovery’. Under the project, twenty-two acres of dragline ditch-impacted wetlands in Flagler County have been restored, beginning a phase of renewal in the coastal wetlands. Restored wetlands will filter pollutants from the […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Tarpon Springs-based company, Florida Dredge and Dock, last week wrapped up the Sunrise Canal dredging program on schedule and budget. The company completed dredging in six working days, said City Engineer Jim Bouquet. This $150,000 dredging scheme, located in a residential portion of New Town off Flagler Avenue, included removal of approximately 25 truckloads of […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting (June 12, Glenn Hall Park, 5415 Sandburg Drive) to discuss upcoming American River levee work at a city sump station near the River Park neighborhood. Representatives from federal, state and local agencies will be available to answer questions about the construction […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Construction crews will begin work Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, to install two casing pipes beneath Woodland Road as part of the Nanticoke River dredging project. This project will affect those traveling between Seaford and Woodland throughout the month of December. The temporary pipes are necessary to shuttle dredged material from the river to the spoils […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Moody Boat Launch will be closed April 6 through May 20 for improvements, reports Flagler County. According to the county officials, the scheduled upgrade will enhance the launch’s usability in a number of ways. “The new system provides for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance, minimizes docking difficulties caused by fluctuating tides, and new lighting […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    United States Southeast ports are preparing for the larger vessels that will come calling when the Panama Canal’s third lock is complete in 2015. Port Miami will be the first port of call ready to extend a warm welcome to the post-Panamax ships, with improved infrastructure that will ensure reliable and improved speed to market. […]

  • 18 August 2011

    With about 7 feet to spare on each side, Dutra Dredging Co.’s excavator barge and dump scow squeezed into the north end of Newport Beach’s… By Taylor Hill (thelog) [mappress] Source: thelog, August 18, 2011

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pretty soon, the more than 15 million visitors each year to both Folly Beach and the Grand Strand will have new sand to set their chairs on. Stabilizing beaches and dunes through renourishment is a critical mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Charleston District is concurrently renourishing both Folly Beach and the […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Flagler County Government has just released the latest update on their dunes restoration project, saying that the crews on Monday began shifting the works from Varn Park to the River-to-Sea Park, Palm Coast, Florida.  The northern portion of the park is closed but the southernmost portion remains open. Staff is now finishing the work […]