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  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) scoping meeting for the Pinellas County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The meeting takes place Thursday, Nov. 15 at 9 a.m., Pinellas Park, 4000 Gateway Centre Blvd., Pinellas Park, Fla. 33782. USACE reported that the purpose of the scoping […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County is about to hold a meeting regarding the upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 28, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Indian Shores Municipal Facility. The nourishment project is expected to cost $51 million with the Federal government paying $40.1 million […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Upham Beach stabilization project has been temporarily suspended due to projected rough winter weather, the Pinellas County said in their latest release.  Two of the four planned rock T-groin structures to slow erosion of the beach have been completed since the project started in August. The contractor, Weeks Marine, will reassess the weather in […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a $36.5 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Company on September 27 for the Pinellas County Beach Renourishment Project, part of the Pinellas County Storm Protection Project. Norfolk will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Pinellas County using dredge material from Egmont Shoals as well as Johns Pass. […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Charlie Crist yesterday applauded the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to fully fund the Pinellas County Shore Protection Project. This announcement followed months of advocacy by Rep. Crist and Pinellas County, led by Chair Janet C. Long, which included a meeting with the Army Corps officials in Washington, D.C. “I thank Commissioner Long […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said that construction operations for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project will begin in July. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100 percent federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced that construction operations will begin for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project in January. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. […]

  • 29 August 2011

    Pinellas County Commissioners adopted a resolution Aug. 23, approving beach control projects included in a 2012-2013 long-range Florida Beac… By SUZETTE PORTER (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, August 29, 2011;

  • 24 August 2011

    Pinellas County’s latest plan for the nourishment of local beaches was presented at the Aug. 10 Town Commission meeting… More info: tbnweekly By WAYNE AYERS [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, August 24, 2011;

  • 23 June 2011

    The city of Belleair Beach wants Pinellas County to approve a variance request as the last resort in its quest to find a way to meet parking… More info: tbnweekly By SUZETTE PORTER [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, June 23, 2011

  • 27 July 2010

    Works starts soon on three Pinellas County beaches that are scheduled to be replenished with sand. Officials say the oil spill means that… By Robin Sussingham (wusf) [mappress] Source: wusf, July 28, 2010;

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pinellas County beachfront property owners have two more days left to provide easements to take part in an upcoming beach nourishment project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, reported earlier this month that owners in the affected areas and individual parcels have until June 2 to provide the perpetual storm damage reduction easements to […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has begun the most important phase of the Lake Seminole Restoration Project. A county contractor has started a dredge operation that will remove about 900,000 cubic yards of organic sediment from the lake, aiming to bring it to its healthiest state in decades. Lake Seminole is the county’s second largest freshwater lake, a […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gator Dredging, a dredging contractor from Clearwater, Florida, is mobilizing a second dredger for the Lake Seminole Restoration Project – ‘JESSIE MARIE II’. On November 19, 2018, Gator started construction on a four-year $18 million lake restoration project for Pinellas County’s Lake Seminole in Florida. The project is removing approximately 900,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County, located in the Tampa Bay Area in Central Florida, approved a major beach renourishment project on Pass-a-Grille beach earlier this week, ABC Action News reports. Under this coastal protection plan, crews will fill in the shoreline from around 24th Avenue South with new sand to help stop beach erosion and prevent damage to […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     Gator Dredging, a Clearwater, Florida, based dredging contractor, has just released this short video showing the progress on the Lake Seminole Restoration Project’s Dredge Material Management Area.  On November 19, 2018, Gator started construction on a four-year $18 million lake restoration project for Pinellas County’s Lake Seminole in Florida. The project is removing approximately […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District contractor, Norfolk Dredging, began the latest work on the Pinellas County shore protection project on Monday, May 27, on Upham Beach, Florida. By Wednesday, crews had placed 23,000 cubic yards of sand on the north end of the beach, said USACE in its latest update. Barring any unforeseen […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Upham Beach nourishment project is now underway, according to the Pinellas County latest update on the project. According to the county, the beach nourishment scheme officially started yesterday, May 28th. Norfolk Dredging, which constructed the Sand Key and Treasure Island projects last year, will nourish the Upham Beach. In total, construction is expected to […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has announced that his efforts to secure funding to dredge the Anclote River have proven successful, with the City of Tarpon Springs set to receive $3.5 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this important project.     The economic value of the Anclote River is of significant […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Maintenance dredging of Clearwater Pass in Pinellas County is scheduled to begin May 5 and will take an estimated 35 days to complete, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The project includes dredging within the federal navigation channel at Clearwater Pass to previously authorized depths in the entrance channel, from the bridge to […]

  • 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. […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has just released the latest update on their upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project, saying that the first sand pumping operations are set to begin on April 23, 2018. Norfolk Dredging, the contractor selected for the 2018 Sand Key and Treasure Island Nourishment Projects, plans to fill Sand Key areas […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Gus Bilirakis, representing the 12th District of Florida, has announced that the Anclote River dredging project is set to get underway by this summer, Tarpon Springs Patch reports. “I have been assured by the Army Corps of Engineers that the dredging work should start within the next few months,” said Bilirakis, who worked with state […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis announced recently his continued support for funding the Anclote River Dredging Project in a letter to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. In the letter, Bilirakis urged state officials to approve the City of Tarpon Springs’ application to help ensure Pinellas County remains a commercial hub and tourist destination for years […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    A beach stabilization project is scheduled to begin at Upham Beach this week, the Pinellas County said in its latest announcement.  The $9.5 million permanent T-groin installation project will slow erosion at the popular beach, located at the north end of St. Pete Beach. Currently, yellow sand-filled tubes form five T-groin structures on the beach. […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has issued a permit authorization to the City of St. Petersburg for construction of the New Pier in St. Petersburg.  The New Pier will be located within the waters of Tampa Bay at 800 2nd Avenue NE, St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida. USACE said that the Inverted […]

  • 23 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Time is running out for property owners to provide easements in the affected areas of the Pinellas County Shore Protection Project Sand Key Segment. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, owners in the affected areas and individual parcels have until June 2 to provide the perpetual storm damage reduction easements to […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County yesterday hosted a public information meeting about the upcoming Sand Key beach nourishment project. Representatives from the county and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were on hand to answer questions about the project and the easements that will be required for portions of properties located along the coast where the nourishment activity […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County is about to hold a public information meeting about the upcoming Sand Key beach nourishment project. The meeting will be held on Thursday, March 30, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the 4th floor of the Indian Shores Town Hall. Representatives from Pinellas County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will answer […]