Search results for: Gulf Shores

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  • 27 October 2011

    City officials hope that part of $1 billion in Gulf Coast environmental grants will mean up to $24 million for beach renourishment, public w… By Guy Busby (al) [mappress] Source: al, October 27, 2011

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    NOAA together with its partners have announced the signing of a formal Record of Decision to implement a Gulf restoration plan. The 44 projects, approved by the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Trustees and totaling an estimated $627 million, will restore barrier islands, shorelines, dunes, underwater grasses and oyster beds. This announcement marks the largest […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Cobla, a Dubai-based dredging company, has won a project worth $11.7 million to reconstruct and develop certain areas of the Gan International Airport, reports sun.mv. The agreement, signed between State Trading Organization Plc. (STO) and Gulf Cobla, includes the lengthening of the Gan International Airport’s runway, the reclamation of a land for new sea […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gulf Shores has announced the partial closure of the public beach and parking area at the end of Highway 59 to allow for progress to continue with the ongoing beach renourishment project. While certain areas of the beach and parking will be closed, some areas will remain open throughout the duration of […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., released the following statement regarding the record $1.4 billion Transocean settlement for its role in the Deepwater Horizon disaster. Transocean will pay $400 million in criminal fines – with $300 million of that going to the Gulf Coast – and $1 billion in Clean Water Act (CWA) penalties. The […]

  • 27 May 2020

    The Alabama Department of Transportation is preparing to begin dredging works in Little Lagoon Pass, the City of Gulf Shores informs. According to their official announcement, the shallow water depth has triggered a standing Court Order requiring ALDOT to dredge to allow the exchange of water from Little Lagoon and the Gulf of Mexico. The […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway along Little Lagoon Pass near West Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. According to the City of Gulf Shores’ latest release, the pass has gotten increasingly shallow over the past year, and this is much needed as boating season winds down. “They’ll be some activity along the shoreline as that […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will require additional mechanical excavation to remove the excess sand blocking the flow of water from Little Lagoon pass into the Gulf of Mexico. Beginning on Thursday, July 23, a long reach excavator will be stationed on the west side of the pass seawall and will begin excavating sand from […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has begun the court mandated dredging of Little Lagoon Pass, City of Gulf Shores. According to ALDOT, the excavation of sand blocking the flow of water from Little Lagoon Pass into the Gulf of Mexico started yesterday, utilizing dredge piping, bulldozers and long reach track hoes. “Dredging operations and sand placement […]

  • 14 November 2012

    The beach replenishment project, covering 16 miles of Baldwin County’s beaches, is expected to be wrapped up by March 29, 2013. During this project, around 2.2 million cubic yards of fresh sand will be placed at the eroded beaches, according to al.com. The latest schedule for the replenishment program: • Laguna Key to Little Lagoon […]

  • 2 October 2012

    A long-awaited sand replenishment project has begun along the Baldwin County beaches. “The Manson Construction, which won the roughly $13.2 million overall project bid, started mobilizing today,” stated Blake Phelps with the city of Gulf Shores. According to al.com, this project is expected to take about 4 to 6 months to complete, finishing up at […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Funding from BP’s $1 billion early restoration agreement will accelerate restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico. State and federal Trustees today unveiled the first set of early environmental restoration projects that are proposed for funding under the landmark agreement BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) signed with the Trustees in April 2011. The eight […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 2 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $178 million. The awarded work includes: Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MSCIP), Comprehensive Barrier Island Restoration Plan (Coastal Restoration, Mississippi, $56.7 million); Great Egg/Peck Beach New Jersey (Coastal Protection, New Jersey, $32.5 million) Post-Florence Renourishment Project (Coastal Protection, North […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded more than $217,000 in RESTORE grant funding for the Pensacola Bay Living Shoreline Project. Funding will support the first phase of planning, engineering, design and permitting of the environmental restoration project. Living shorelines address erosion by providing long-term protection, reducing wave energy and restoring vegetated shoreline habitats […]

  • 23 June 2010

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Admiral Thad Allen today supporting Allegiance Capital’s request for a waiver of the Jones Act. For more than two weeks, Fred McCallister, Vice President of the Dallas-based investment bank, has been requesting a waiver of the Jones Act in order to bring boats from Europe to U.S. […]