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  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released in June by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach; the first since 2005. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company the Folly Beach now looks better than ever after the major beach renourishment project. The $30 million Folly Beach project was completed last year by pumping more than one million cubic yards of sand from the ocean onto the shore. Renourishment of the […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently working on a beach renourishment project to help provide protection against storm damage to people and property on Folly Beach, South Carolina. About 1.5 million cubic yards of sand will be placed along the coast and 5,34 miles of beach will be renourished. A $30.7 […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Eagerly striving to secure federal money for renourishing Folly Beach, U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint said they would request a South Carolina delegation meeting with the Army Corps of Engineers and the Undersecretary of the Army, reports The Post and Courier. The Army Corps will need a $15 million appropriation for renourishing Folly […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Upon completion of a post-storm assessment after the effects of Superstorm Sandy, the Charleston District has determined that the estimated sand loss to the federal project at Folly Beach is approximately 75,000-100,000 cubic yards. In order to restore Folly Beach to pre-Sandy conditions, the District estimates that it would cost $2.7-3.5 million to replace the […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston District will be holding a public meeting for the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project (February 19, Tides Hotel, 1 Center Street, Folly Beach, S.C.) to educate the public and media about the project. Project managers will be available to answer questions, and interactive displays will also be available for attendees to get a […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released these beautiful photos from the Folly Beach renourishment project.  “The project has been a huge success in reducing risk to the people and property behind the dunes. We are on track to finish pumping this week,” said USACE in their latest project update. The Charleston […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Folly Beach, also known as “The Edge Of America” is in need of renourishment. According to abcnews4.com, toward the initial environmental engineering work $400,000 was approved for the project, but Folly Beach still needs another $15 million so the work on developing the construction fund could start. “Construction funds actually puts dirt on the […]

  • 12 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has a requirement for shore protection at Folly Beach, Charleston County, South Carolina. The work includes dredging from borrow areas located approximately three miles offshore of the northern end of Folly Beach and disposal of the material on the beach at Folly Beach. The work also includes […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The strong winds which create waves over eight feet tall are having a large impact on the Folly Beach renourishment project. The project which began in January is expected to be finalized by the end of June, News2 reports. 1.5 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from the seafloor and placed along the […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is seeking bids for Folly Beach County Park Renourishment Stabilization Project. Project is contingent on permit approval. Work to include the provision of labor, materials, equipment, and services required to complete beach nourishment stabilization, Folly Beach County Park, Charleston County, South Carolina. Bids must be submitted in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 December 2011

    With his first official inspection of erosion on Folly Beach coming on Christmas Eve, U.S. Rep. Tim Scott told Mayor Tim Goodwin not to expect Santa Claus to arrive with federal renourishment funds today or in 2012. Scott, however, vowed to join with other federal, state and local leaders in working with the city to […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock has won the Folly Beach Shore Protection project, according to fbo.gov. This development program, placed in Charleston County, South Carolina, will include dredging of beach fill material from the borrow areas located approximately three miles offshore of the northern end of Folly Beach and disposal of this material onto the […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, hosted three different schools, James Island Christian School (JICS), The Porter Gaud School (PG) and Charleston Charter School of Math and Science (CCSMS) at Folly Beach to learn more about the Corps and the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. While CCSMS visited the project in February, PG […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The Fiscal Year 2013 Work Plan was released by the Office of Management and Budget and included $20.4 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District to perform a beach renourishment at Folly Beach. The funds received, along with the City of Folly Beach’s 15 percent cost share, will allow the Charleston District […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Folly Beach replenishment program is moving ahead. The dredge pumps began pouring sand in January on the far eastern edge of the island toward the Morris Island Lighthouse. “June is still our goal, in a perfect world. We just want to make sure we’re done by the fourth of July weekend,” said David Warren, […]

  • 20 December 2010

    Folly Beach, a South Carolina Beach just outside of Charleston, needs another renourishment project just five years after the last one, … By Sara Novak (treehugger) [mappress] Source: treehugger, December 20, 2010;

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has officially commenced the beach renourishment project at Folly Beach, starting the estimated five month long process of placing 1.5 million cubic yards of sand to restore 5.34 miles of beach.  The beach renourishment is being conducted as part of a 50 year agreement with the City […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work continues on the final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s $30 million Folly Beach Renourishment project. Much of the fence has been rolled out and attached to the posts that were put in the ground a couple of weeks ago. The fence’s design will trap wind-blown sand to form dunes […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) said Folly Beach will receive $20.4 million in beach renourishment funding. “I appreciate Secretary Darcy working with us to get these funds reprogrammed,” said U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham. “This should allow us to move to construction by the end of October. It’s an important project and I’m glad we’re […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, held a series of events for the Folly Beach Shore Protection Project. Each event targeted a different group of people in order to provide detailed information about a project that will directly affect thousands of residents, visitors and tourists for the next decade. The shore […]

  • 11 November 2011

    As hurricane season wraps up at the end of the month, the Army Corps of Engineers​ says their projects to protect Folly Beach from erosion…   By Nicole Johnson (live5news) [mappress] Source: live5news, November 11, 2011;

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently conducting post-storm analyses on their federal storm damage reduction projects. The two federal storm damage reduction projects managed by the Charleston District in South Carolina are Folly Beach and the Grand Strand. “The Charleston District will perform an initial assessment of Folly Beach this week […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is conducting surveys of Myrtle Beach to determine if there was any sand loss or movement from the Florence. In order to run the post-Hurricane survey of the Myrtle Beach Storm Damage Reduction project USACE decided to use the state-of-the-art RAMbLr (Rapid Assessment Mobile LiDAR). According to the Corps, the […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The shore protection project is being done as part of a 50 year agreement with the City of Folly Beach to place sand back onto the beach approximately every eight years due to the change in sediment flow caused by the construction of jetties in Charleston Harbor in 1895. This project will consist of placing […]