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  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tropical storm Arthur is posing a threat to the recently done Folly Beach renourishment project. The $30.7million worth project was finalized on June 15. Some 1.5 million cubic yards of sand dredged from the seafloor were placed along the coast to provide storm protection. As abcnews4 reports, officials took pictures of the beach pre-storm, so […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received supplemental funding for disaster recovery projects on Folly Beach, Myrtle Beach, Edisto Beach, Pawleys Island, the Charleston Harbor and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The Charleston District has already received and used $29 million of this funding […]

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said he was very pleased the federal funds needed to continue the study of Charleston Harbor deepening had been secured in the Senate. The Senate Appropriations Committee, of which Graham is a member, passed the Senate version of the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water (E&W) Appropriations Act which contains $3.5 […]

  • 7 September 2011

    At the island’s south end, many dune walkovers no longer span dunes. The dunes and their sea oats are gone.. By Edward Fennell (postandcourier) [mappress] Source: postandcourier, September 7, 2011;

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The final phase of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District’s $30 million Folly Beach Renourishment project is underway. “We fence and grass along the existing dune line to capture the recently placed sand,” said David Warren, project manager. “This concept has proven to be very effective in the past and new dunes up […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent approval of state and federal permits to begin reconstruction, the Folly Beach County Park Shore Stabilization Project is now in progress. While the park remains closed to the public at this time: the goal of the stabilization project is to replenish the beach and provide beach access for public use in the […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and the City of Folly Beach, South Carolina, for the noncompetitive use of Outer Continental Shelf sand. The project will restore sand […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The White House released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2014, which included more than $22.7 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget includes $1.165 million for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 project to continue feasibility study efforts, which include completion of numerous environmental impact […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced yesterday that Folly Beach County Park (FBCP) is a winner of its 2015 Best Restored Beach Award. “ASBPA created the Best Restored Beach award as a way of highlighting the value of America’s restored beaches,” said Harry Simmons, mayor of Caswell Beach, N.C., and ASBPA president. “As […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Charleston District’s survey section is no stranger to using advanced visualization technologies to support the District’s decision makers. Recently, while hosting a seafloor mapping S.T.E.M. outreach event with the College of Charleston’s Marine Geology Mapping Group, the survey team was introduced to the Dynascan mobile Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) mapping system. The District’s […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has released a summary of project activities and accomplishments for Fiscal Year 14.  The Charleston District has a unique and varied program that grows larger every year. The programs include the Civil Works, Regulatory, Military, and International and Interagency Support (IIS) programs, serving a diverse group of customers not only […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    A public hearing on Holden Beach’s proposed 750-foot terminal groin, located just west of Lockwood Folly Inlet and Oak Island, is scheduled for September 24 at Holden Beach Town Hall, 110 Rothschild St., according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District. Written comments on the statement will be accepted until October 13 and […]

  • 10 January 2011

    Maintenance dredging of the Lockwood Folly Inlet Crossing is scheduled to start as early as Monday, according to the town of Holden Beach…   (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, January 10, 2011;

  • 27 April 2010

    Holden Beach has received a 4,500-foot long, 150-foot wide stretch of new sand thanks to the dredging of the Lockwood Folly Inlet between Holden and Oak Island, according to Holden Beach Town Manager David Hewett… [mappress] Source:thesunnews,April 27,2010;

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced yesterday that Lockwoods Folly Inlet and Whiskey Creek (along the AIWW near Carolina and Kure Beach) will receive a total of $305,000 in federal funding from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage caused by Hurricane Sandy and protect these inlets from future erosion. Congressman McIntyre successfully advocated […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment project continues to make progress with the area between Painted Bunting Road and Bald Eagle Road currently being restricted for beach construction. The town and its contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., began this $20.7 million beach renourishment project in late June 2016. So far, around 700,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners has approved $500,000 that will be used for a channel dredging and beach nourishment at Oak Island. The funding, to be used for the phase I of the Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration and Navigation Project, will be paid in three annual equal installments of $166,666 beginning in FY 2015. This is one of two […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the sand pumping activities at South Beach adjacent to the Sea Pines Resort have been completed. Pumping will resume on or about August 15th in South Forest Beach, according to the announcement. The town and its contractor, […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that the town’s contractor will next week begin tilling all portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. Beginning Monday, March 26, the McGraley Company will mobilize in order to begin tilling the beach. “The beach renourishment project permits require that the sand placed be loose enough to […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Town of Oak Island will receive at least $1.1 million in state funding for the Town’s Lower Lockwood Folly Habitat Restoration Plan. The project will also put much-needed sand on the island’s west end. The Town received notice of the tentative award from the NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources Tuesday. It’s possible […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Monday, January 16, 2017 the Hilton Head Island’s subcontractor, Eastman Aggregates, will begin tilling those portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. The tilling is a requirement of the beach renourishment project permits and is done to ensure suitable nesting habitat for sea turtles. The portions of the beach affected by this […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced changes to the schedule of the upcoming beach renourishment project. Sand placement activities will commence June 15, 2016 along the Port Royal Sound Shoreline portion of the project. Once complete, work is expected to move from Port Royal Sound to South Beach, east of the Tower Beach […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Lockwood Inlet Association has announced that the Lockwood Folly Inlet Dredging project for Spring is complete. The Army Corps hopper dredge Currituck arrived on the site in mid-February to finish this 14 day dredging cycle. According to the Association, “for the first time in several years our inlet has a good navigable channel. It has […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $585,000 in federal funds have been secured for dredging essential coastal projects in Southeastern North Carolina. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More good news for our coastal projects! Securing resources to help our inlets, waterways, and beaches has always been a priority of mine, and we will keep fighting to […]