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  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 14 December 2010

    The maintenance dredging of the Lockwood Folly inlet crossing has been moved up six weeks, according to a newsletter from the town of Holden… By Andrew Dunn (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, December 14, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 16 August 2011

    Brunswick County Commissioners approved giving $112,500 to help pay for dredging Lockwood Folly River Inlet.   By Nikki Bussey (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, August 16, 2011

  • 30 January 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced the approval of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) negotiated between the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the State of North Carolina to pay for dredging to occur at Carolina Beach, Lockwoods Folly, and New Topsail Inlets. Congressman McIntyre has strongly advocated on behalf of the communities in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin in the next few days two dredge projects intended to help commercial marine traffic that has been impeded by shoaling in the channels. And one of those projects that is expected to begin Friday – deepening the Morehead City Harbor at the ocean bar – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency today (April 5) officially marked the opening of £4.8 million Starcross and Cockwood flood defense scheme. The new coastal defenses include 4 new flood gates, newly raised ground, slipway improvements and nearly 600 meters of raised and refurbished flood walls. Alongside the project’s flood defense benefits, the scheme has included work to enhance […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work has begun on a new £4 million flood scheme that will increase flood protection for Starcross and Cockwood. According to the Environment Agency, the work on this coastal protection project started yesterday, January 8th 2018. At Starcross the EA will install 2 new floodgates at Church Road and Generals Lane slipway. They will also raise the […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will next week hold a public drop-in session on the upcoming Starcross and Cockwood tidal defense scheme. The meeting – taking place before the start of the work – is scheduled for 18 December 2017, from 3pm to 7pm, at the Anchor Inn in Cockwood. The EA has already had an initial drop […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the Town of Southold and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, announce the placement of nearly 100,000 cubic yards of sand replenishing severely eroded beaches to the east of Mattituck Inlet that will improve coastal-storm risk reduction. “We’re extremely pleased to […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Goodloe Marine Inc., from Wimauma, Florida, has won a $9.3 million contract for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway maintenance dredging project. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of November 30, 2019, according to DoD. The U.S. Army […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The third cycle of the St. Augustine Beach renourishment project is to begin on Monday. During the project, crews will place 2.1 million cubic yards of sand on the shore from the south boundary of Anastasia State Park to the Bermuda Run. The project involves dredging sand around the inlet that will have been carried […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently investigating options to manage the risk of tidal flooding at Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary. It was accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding England’s 6-year flood defense program. This project was identified as one of the priority schemes detailed in the Exe Estuary Flood […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is proposing a tidal defense scheme for Starcross and Cockwood on the Exe Estuary in Devon to reduce flood risk.  The proposed scheme is estimated to reduce flood risk to over 600 residential and commercial properties. Currently, the Agency is at the project appraisal stage, meaning that they need to make their case […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Hanover County is actively working with state partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to begin the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging project as early as this month.  “The U.S. Coast Guard had expressed a concern that its vessel used to move buoys could not access and relocate the buoys, which aid navigation, until […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is holding a public exhibition in Starcross on 16 October 2015 to provide people with further information about the Starcross and Cockwood tidal defense scheme. The scheme is estimated to reduce flood risk to over 600 properties. It was accelerated as part of the March 2015 Budget announcement regarding England’s 6-year flood defense program. […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side cast dredge MERRITT will, once again, try to open the channel at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Recent […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Martin County Board of County Commissioners  approved the award of a $6.4 million dollar contract to dredge the St. Lucie Inlet to Norfolk Dredging Company of Virginia. The company met all the requirements of the bidding process and was the lowest qualified bidder, therefore winning the contract. Norfolk Dredging has extensive experience in coastal […]

  • 25 September 2012

    After the state’s Co-ordinator General declared it a significant project, plans to dredge Trinity Inlet will need to pass a rigorous environmental assessment to get the green light. Jeff Seeney, the Deputy Premier, stated: “The proposed upgrades to the Port of Cairns promised significant benefits for the local economy, if approved.” According to cairns.com, these […]