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  • 21 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for construction of a dredged material management area (DMMA) at Site O-23 located in Martin County, Florida. “Maintaining safe navigation on federal waterways is one of the Corps’ key […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest release that they will dredge a problematic shoal located within the Crossroads reach of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in Martin County starting this week and ending work in mid-July.  The shoal is causing hazardous navigation conditions for mariners within the area. The Crossroads reach of […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Lucie Inlet dredging project, conducted by the Chesapeake, VA, based Norfolk Dredging Company, is currently underway, Martin County said in their announcement.  The project is a partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District and the Martin County Board of County Commissioners. According to the latest update, the clamshell dredger Virginian is positioned in […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A beach restoration project has ended in Martin County and Bathtub Beach is once again open to the public. Crews have been working since February to repair damages from Hurricane Irma, placing 140,000 cubic yards of sand and replanting dunes with sea oats, a critical component of dune stabilization and shore protection. The beach nourishment […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations have moved from Borrow Area A and into the south end of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel, reports the Martin County. According to the County, the project is in the final phase of operations in the channel and all dredge equipment will be moved out of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel and into the […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    With the creation of several new artificial reefs deployed over the last three weeks, Martin County has grown its Artificial Reef Program, adding new sites for fisherman and divers to explore offshore. Approximately 3,000 tons of concrete material was deployed in the waters off southern Martin County, south of the St. Lucie Inlet, including 400 […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    At a joint meeting, July 9th, with the Town of Jupiter Island, Martin County reaffirmed its commitment to work with state and federal partners to maintain a safe and navigable St. Lucie Inlet, as it has for decades. The Commission also stated their continued intent to place these valuable sand resources on beaches to the […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Approximately four miles of beach stretching from the north Martin County line south to Indian River Plantation will be renourished as part of a federal, state and local project to protect and rebuild local shorelines and dunes. The project, led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is required to maintain local beaches. These beaches […]

  • 9 November 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plan for the Martin County Shore Protection Project, Beach Renourishment 2013, Hutchinson Island, Martin County, Florida. The proposed project is to construct beach nourishment along 4 miles of the Atlantic Ocean shoreline commencing south from the northern boundary of Martin County between the FDEP reference monuments R-1 through […]

  • 17 October 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has introduced plans for the Martin County Shore Protection Project, Beach Renourishment 2013, Hutchinson Island, Martin County, Florida. The proposed project includes beach renourishment along 4 miles of the Atlantic Ocean shoreline commencing south from the northern boundary of Martin County between the FDEP reference monuments R-1 through R-25. The […]

  • 29 March 2012

    As tcpalm.com reports, a $2.5 million expansion of the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project is expected to put off the need for the next dredging project by a year. Martin County commissioners voted unanimously to authorize county engineers to negotiate with Norfolk Dredging of Chesapeake, Va., to expand the dredging project to a total of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew has announced a fix to a 2016 objection from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that made it cost prohibitive for local towns to conduct a beach renourishment project that protects life and property from flood and coastal storm damage. The project impacts Avalon, Stone Harbor and North Wildwood. […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet beach fill project in Northern Ocean County, NJ, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District informs. USACE’s project manager Keith Watson joined NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin, Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher, and other officials at the kick off ceremony. “The Christie Administration is […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine was recently awarded contract for the northern Ocean County storm damage reduction project. The project contractor will start pumping sand in Ortley Beach in mid-April, marking the start of work on northern Ocean County’s beaches, hammered by Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, reports Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin. Ortley Beach, which […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach and dune construction project that will protect homes, businesses and infrastructure in coastal northern Ocean County – one of the areas hit hardest by Superstorm Sandy – has gone out to bid. The project will cover some 14 miles of coastline along the Barnegat Peninsula and will protect the […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to comment on the St. Lucie County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The public comment period starts today and ends June 17, 2016. The Corps and St. Lucie County will host a meeting regarding the matter on June 2 at Jensen Beach. The […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to provide comments on the draft Environmental Assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impact for the Identification of Alternative Sand Sources for the Remaining Period of Federal Participation, Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Limited Reevaluation Report is available for informational purposes […]

  • 19 November 2012

    With upgrades that include a larger ramp and pier, and a repaved parking area, boaters in Talbot County may have noticed that the landing at Oak Creek received a major makeover. The Talbot County Department of Public Works, with help from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Boating Services, successfully renovated the boat launch […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Several Martin County officials and activists agreed that local governments should have the final say on the location of state sediment … By George Andreassi (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, December 22, 2011;

  • 19 October 2011

    Spending an extra $5 million on the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project could save Martin County more than $2 million in the long run, county o… By George Andreassi (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, October 19, 2011;

  • 24 March 2011

    The Stuart/Martin County Chamber of Commerce wants the County Commission to have a referendum in 2012 on a proposal to establish a half-cent… By George Andreassi (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm., March 24, 2011

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a key ecosystem restoration report April 8, 2020, that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief of […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ dredge Murden arrived in Martin County August 1st to dredge a problematic shoal creating a safety concern within the Crossroads reach of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW). The Crossroads reach is where three federal channels come together: the IWW, the Okeechobee Waterway and the St. Lucie Inlet. Due to the confluence of these […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, in a letter, to fairly consider Florida’s critical water infrastructure projects in its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan. The letter also specifically conveys Rubio’s readiness to work with the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is responsible for 1,300 miles of the state’s 1,800 miles of coastline, constructing and maintaining over 30% of the nation’s total shore protection projects. As in previous years, the Corps have been very busy placing sand on shorelines across the state in preparation for the coming storm season. […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County Beaches and Coastal Resources reports that the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment has moved into the final phase of the project. With over 140,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach, the dredging operations have been successfully completed. For the final phase of the renourishment project, construction crews are working to breakdown […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County has just released the latest update on their Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project, saying that the dredging operations in the Sailfish Navigation Channel are now completed. “As we move into the final phases of construction, great progress has been made on the renourishment project,” the county said in their latest statement. Dredging in […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County said in their latest update on the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project that dredge crews are wrapping up operations in the Sailfish Navigation channel and are in the process of moving all of the pipeline out of the channel. Pipeline has been placed on the impoundment basin and along the coastline in […]