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  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key has just released the latest update from the 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. The beachfill scheme, which continues to progress ahead of schedule, will be temporarily suspended during Independence Day weekend, July 1-4. Work in Segment 4, between the access point at Gulfshore/Buttonwood Cove (3710 Gulf of Mexico Drive) and the 3200 […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key has just announced the latest update from their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project. The project team is closely watching the increasing wave and tidal surge conditions created by Tropical Storm Colin, the Town stated. The storm will create rough surf along the Longboat Key shoreline and will affect sand placement, sea […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Government officials have introduced plans to work together with the local communities to relocate the sand from New Pass Inlet to eroded beaches on Lido beach and Longboat Key. This project was a major topic at a joint meeting Monday between Sarasota County commissioners and Town of Longboat Key commissioners. According to heraldtribune.com, Lido beach […]

  • 16 December 2010

    The north end of Longboat Key will be receiving a belated Christmas present this year — in the form of sand. Public Works Director Juan … By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, December 16, 2010;

  • 26 October 2011

    Gone is how some residents on Longboat Key describe one of the city’s popular beaches, and they say mother nature is the one to blame… By Jennifer Schwan (mysuncoast) [mappress] Source: mysuncoast, October 26, 2011

  • 4 November 2010

    Although the Longboat Key Town Commission is worried about the lasting effect of a north-end beach restoration project, Town Manager Bruce… By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, November 4, 2010;

  • 11 June 2011

    Longboat Key’s highly erosive North End, which only one month ago the churning waters of the Gulf of Mexico within feet of condominiums… BY STEPHEN REID (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, June 11, 2011  

  • 15 March 2011

    Longboat Key voters will decide today whether to tax themselves to pay for beach renourishment and whether to better define what… By Dale White (heraldtribune) [mappress] Source: heraldtribune, March 15, 2011    

  • 2 February 2011

    Longboat Key Mayor George Spoll has become a spokesperson for the town’s $16 million beach project, along with Town Manager Bruce St. Denis… By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, February 3, 2011;

  • 8 February 2011

    Town Manager Bruce St. Denis was informed this week that the dredge Atchafalaya will be delayed in its arrival to Longboat Key, which will… (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, February 8, 2011;

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company (NDC) of Chesapeake, VA began mobilizing its equipment to the south end of Longboat Key on August 8th to start construction of the New Pass Dredging and Beach Nourishment Project. Supply barges, a crane barge and shorepipe will arrive at New Pass by tomorrow, according to the Town of Longboat Key’s latest announcement. Equipment, […]

  • 8 March 2011

    The first pipes and sand-moving trucks arrived at the North End of Longboat Key and will soon start staging for the dredging operation. BY MELISSA REID (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, March 8, 2011    

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $500,000 in grant funding for a beach stabilization project that also provides recreational opportunities at the North Shore Public Beach Access to residents and visitors of the town of Longboat Key. “The department is committed to helping fund and implement projects that offer direct benefits to local communities […]

  • 30 August 2010

    The town will soon begin its interim beach renourishment of the highly erosive north end of Longboat Key. The public beach access at North… By Melissa Reid (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, August 31, 2010;

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Longboat Key, Florida, has just released an update on the Longboat Key beach nourishment scheme. The City said in the announcement that the work is progressing rapidly along Segment 3 with sand placement from Pelican Harbor (4241 Gulf of Mexico Drive) southward. The project will progress south until approximately the second half of June […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Longboat Key dredging project is expected to begin tomorrow, and it will last until the middle of July. Dredging operations will typically run six days a week, 12-hours, excluding Saturdays, but may extend to seven days, 24-hour operations. Heavy equipment will be moving around the beach supporting the dredging operations. An excavator and a […]

  • 9 December 2010

    Residents hoping for a major sand restoration on Longboat’s beaches starting in November 2011 may have to wait another year. But the Town… By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, December 9, 2010;

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company will begin mobilizing its equipment to the south end of Longboat Key on August 8th to start construction of Segment 5 of the New Pass Dredging and Beach Nourishment Project. The Pullen, a hydraulic cutterhead-suction pipeline dredger, is expected to arrive in the area on August 15th. The dredging project from the […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Residents on the north end of the island who thought they were getting their beach back for Christmas will have to wait a few more weeks…   By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, January 13, 2011;

  • 17 January 2011

    Town Manager Bruce St. Denis told the Town Commission in a Jan. 13 e-mail that the north end beach project will not begin until the middle… By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, January 17, 2011;

  • 1 February 2011

    An emergency beach project that will bring 133,000 cubic yards of sand to the north end next year won’t begin until Feb. 21 at the earliest…   By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, February 1, 2011;

  • 1 November 2011

    “The beach is in trouble once again,” said north end resident Gene Jaleski. The sand at the newly renourished North Shore Road beach access…  (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, November 1, 2011;

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Preparations for the Anna Maria Island’s beach renourishment project are currently underway, Manatee County said in their latest announcement. In the following days, Marinex Construction – a contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) – will begin an extensive beachfill project to restock a 5.5-mile stretch of beach on Anna Maria Island from […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A major beach renourishment project started last week on Anna Maria Island, Manatee County, Florida Government, said in their latest announcement. Fresh white sand just offshore will be delivered to the Island from 78th Street North on Holmes Beach to 5th Street South in Bradenton Beach. The work should be done by mid-November. The U.S. […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott has recommended nearly $1.6 billion in funding dedicated to the protection and preservation of Florida’s natural and water resources. The Governor’s “KEEP FLORIDA WORKING” budget includes funding dedicated to key environmental projects, such as $150 million for Everglades restoration, $50 million for springs protection and improvements, more than $150 million for the […]