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  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. “Like many of the infrastructure projects Congress takes on, our nation has made […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) recently called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. Beach renourishment funding in Pinellas County also provides for the district’s economy […]

  • 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. […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced that it has authorized the use of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sand resources for the 2011 Pinellas County, Fla., “Federal Shore Protection and Restoration Project.” BOEMRE signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and the County […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 March 2011

    Rebuilding the beaches of Pinellas County’s Sand Key is even more challenging than expected. By Steve Nichols (myfoxtampabay) [mappress] Source: myfoxtampabay, March 10, 2011  

  • 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 […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Pinellas Beach renourishment project is progressing very well and it will be completed in the next few weeks. Andy Squires, the Pinellas Coastal Manager, stated: “It’s a huge boost to tourism. It’s critical to our economy and provides a great deal of money to the system.” This $31.5 million program includes dredging of fresh […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced the publication of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Pinellas County, Florida, Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The three-year, $2 million study considers the feasibility of providing a variety of environmental engineering projects to address erosion issues and lessen potential storm damage susceptibility […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Pinellas County and state officials are ramping up for the second phase of a plan to renourish the beach and improve parking at …   By Keyonna Summers (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, December 12, 2011;

  • 6 October 2011

    The Sand Key beach nourishment project will start in March. Andy Squires, coastal manager for Pinellas County, told members of the Barrier… By BOB McCLURE (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, October 6, 2011;

  • 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;

  • 15 September 2011

    Despite an unresolved dispute with Pinellas County over public parking requirements, the city of Belleair Beach will apparently be… By WAYNE AYERS (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, September 15, 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;

  • 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;

  • 4 August 2010

    Pinellas County Commissioners expressed frustration July 27 over continued spending to keep Lake Seminole up to required standards. At the… By Suzette Porter (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, August 4, 2010;

  • 3 August 2011

    A major hurdle toward completion of Pinellas County’s next beach nourishment was passed July 6 when the Florida Department of Environmental… (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, August 3, 2011

  • 6 August 2010

    A multi-million-dollar beach renourishment project is now underway in Pinellas County. Crews started dredging sand from John’s Pass and … (myfoxtampabay) [mappress] Source: myfoxtampabay, August 6, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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) […]