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  • 19 December 2011

    According to a city news release, the Congress has approved the Sandbridge Beach replenishment project. The funding for this beach replenishment will come from Sandbridge residents and property owners through extra taxes. The Army Corps of Engineers could accept only up to 35 percent of the cost of such a project from the city. But […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This project provides for supplemental funding for the long-term federal beach restoration and maintenance project at Sandbridge Beach. The local share of funding for this project is provided by the Sandbridge Special Service District and Tax Increment Financing District funds. Replenishment of the beach is to be performed on a cyclical basis every two to […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A five-mile hurricane protection and beach renourishment project in Sandbridge is complete. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, partnering with the city of Virginia Beach, Va., completed a $13.35 million project, including the dredging and placement of approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the USACE’s Norfolk District and the City of Virginia Beach, VA, have signed an agreement authorizing the use of up to 2.2 million cubic yards of sand from federal waters to renourish Sandbridge beach and dunes. The project, using sand from Sandbridge Shoal located on the Outer Continental […]

  • 18 July 2011

    Virginia Beach might get to give $15 million to the federal government to replenish the Sandbridge beaches after all…   (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, July 18, 2011;

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations earlier this month. The project is crucial in lessening storm-damage risk to this section of Virginia Beach’s infrastructure, according to USACE. “The nourishment project at Sandbridge is a critical project for both the Corps and the city of […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announces the completion of a beach erosion control and hurricane protection project for Sandbridge Beach in the southern portion of Virginia Beach, Va. “Storms such as last fall’s Hurricane Sandy can have devastating effects on beaches and the natural defenses protecting shorelines and coastal communities,” said BOEM Director […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), in partnership with the City of Virginia Beach, has awarded a contract to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Ltd. to conduct a beach renourishment effort along the Sandbridge Beach oceanfront. Under the plan, around 1.7 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from Sandbridge Shoal (located […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Although not even officially summer, the city of Virginia Beach and the Army Corps’ Norfolk District are already preparing for winter. The district has awarded the Sandbridge Hurricane Protection and Beach Renourishment project contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. According to the Corps, the investment for this renourishment cycle is $20.3 million, including […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Hurricane Arthur is threatening to harm the renourishment project done in Sandbridge. The project saw a placement of 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Dam Neck Naval facility. The renourishment project, which was completed after Hurricane Sandy, is expected to protect the beach from […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the contract for the Sandbridge Beach replenishment project to Weeks Marine, of Camden NJ. They were the low bidder with a bid of $15,350,000, all inclusive, to place 2 million cubic yards of sand along the five-mile beach from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge to the Dam […]

  • 21 February 2012

    A plan for the Oceanfront Beach sand replenishment project is officially put on hold. The last sand replenishment project was more than ten years ago. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had planned to replenish sand eroded from the beach this year, but the only bid for the project exceeds the budget by $10 million. […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge hurricane protection and beach renourishment project is moving forward. The hopper dredge BE Lindholm, anchored off the coast of Virginia Beach, is pumping sand from the ocean’s floor. The sand is transferred through a piping system into a strainer before it is placed on the beach. Dozers then move the sand to expand […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Restoration Project has been named by the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) as one of the beast restored beaches for 2017. This renourishment project is located in the city of Virginia Beach and has been re-nourished four times since 1998. An estimated 7.8 million cubic yards of sand have been […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A shore protection project at Naval Air Station Oceana at Dam Neck annex is expected to begin within the next month, according to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). Sand from the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), to be used for this project, will enhance coastal resilience by protecting shoreline infrastructure and restore shorebird and […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Hurricane Sandy’s passage up the eastern seaboard in October 2012 generated a storm surge and waves that severely impacted Virginia’s ocean beaches, including those at Sandbridge and Wallops Island. Now, with the official start of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1 reminding the nation of its vulnerability to tropical cyclones, researchers at the […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Norfolk District and City of Virginia Beach officials have just announced that the work on Virginia Beach oceanfront project will resume in the next couple of days. As reported, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock LLC – the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project’s contractor intends to mobilize equipment at 68th […]

  • 30 August 2012

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Beach Public Works Department have announced the awarding of an $11.9 million contract for resort beach replenishment in Virginia Beach to Weeks Marine of Camden, New Jersey. The contract is for 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand, dredged from the Thimble Shoals and Atlantic Ocean […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has just released the latest edition of its Ocean Science magazine, which focuses on the multi-faceted work of BOEM’s Marine Minerals Program (MMP). BOEM’s MMP program helps coastal communities recover from major storm events that erode beaches and threaten infrastructure, but it also helps towns proactively prepare before these storms […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of $91 million for coastal protection, emergency repair and maintenance dredging works. David Simonelli, President of Dredging commented, “We are pleased to announce these important coastal protection, emergency repair and maintenance dredging awards for our Company which complement the current portfolio of large port […]

  • 11 July 2011

    Here’s a situation you rarely see: Virginia Beach is all but begging the federal government to take its money…   (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, July 11, 2011;

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the Virginia Beach replenishment project contract to Weeks Marine, of Camden N.J. The bid of $11.925M includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. The federal investment for this re-nourishment cycle is $8.9M, or 65% of the total […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hazardous shoaling in the Thimble Shoals federal navigation channel launched action between local and federal agencies as they raced to reopen a closed navigation lane. The Virginia Pilots Association alerted the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, of the hazard on March 13, and within hours, a survey team was mobilized. The results of […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to replenish the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The $11.92 million renourishment project, which will begin Dec. 1, includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. “These sand replenishment projects are vital to our coastline in terms of tide […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with United States Navy for oceanfront and dune system stabilization and restoration at the Dam Neck Annex at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia Beach, Va. BOEM and the Navy signed the agreement on July 12, 2013. The MOA will allow for the […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Virginia signed a two-year cooperative agreement totaling $199,472 to evaluate sand resources for coastal resilience and restoration planning. The agreement will help BOEM and […]