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  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Martin County’s efforts to dredge 300,000 cubic yards of sand from the St. Lucie Inlet in early 2012. By George Andreassi (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, September 14, 2011

  • 31 July 2013

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company was awarded a $6,465,000 contract on July 30, 2013 for maintenance dredging on the Sandy O&M Supplemental, Maintenance Dredging, 7-ft Project, Impoundment Basin and Entrance Channel Cut-1, St. Lucie Inlet, Martin County, Florida. The project was awarded and will be managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville […]

  • 5 August 2013

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resources Management will hold a public meeting on Friday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss using sand from offshore of St. Lucie County and other South Florida areas for the renourishment of beaches in Miami-Dade County. The meeting will be held in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet will be underway from November through February. Equipment to be used in the four-month long project, such as vessels and barges, will begin arriving in the area in the coming days. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the dredging contract to Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting. […]

  • 9 May 2013

    Waveland Beach reopened to the public on Wednesday, May 8. The beach access was temporarily closed on April 1, due to the beach renourishment project and the renovation of the lifeguard tower. St. Lucie County Lifeguards will resume their daily coverage at Waveland from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Located at 10350 South Ocean Drive, […]

  • 3 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced it will begin dredging for the Fort Pierce Shore Protection project. This project was authorized as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 1996. A contract was awarded for this next renourishment in September 2011 to Manson Construction in the amount of $5.5 million. This […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that dredging operations continue without delays on the St Lucie Inlet Navigation Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. The Corps awarded the $6,465,000 […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a follow-up to a recent announcement regarding the Army Corps of Engineers awarding funding to restore Fort Pierce Beach and the Martin County shore to their pre-Hurricane Sandy conditions, Congressman Patrick E. Murphy (FL-18) announced yesterday that the Army Corps has also allocated funds to begin engineering and design activities to prepare for dredging […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company was recently awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the St. Lucie Inlet and Impoundment Basin in Martin County, Florida. According to the FedBizOpps, the project work consists of maintenance dredging of shoal material from St. Lucie Inlet. The work will entail maintenance dredging of Cut‐1 to depths varying from 16 to 18 feet […]

  • 27 September 2011

    Martin County Commissioner Doug Smith said Monday he wants county residents to help decide how to raise $4 million a year to dredge the St…   More info: tcpalm By George Andreassi [mappress] Source: tcpalm, September 27, 2011;

  • 4 September 2020
    Equipment

    The CSD500 “Lucio”, a cutter suction dredger built for the Argentinan dredging company SERVIMAGNUS, is nearly ready to go, Damen announced today. After extensive testing at the Damen Dredging Equipment yard, the modular dredger is disassembled for transport. The “Lucio” is a fully customized dredger – fitted out with accommodation unit, spud carriage pontoon, dedicated […]

  • 14 November 2013

    U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3) has helped to pass legislation in the House that includes a provision he authored to prevent the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from using the Lucas-Berg Confined Placement Facility in Worth as a dumping site for materials dredged from the Cal-Sag Channel. The provision, contained in the Water Resources Reform […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    During the last week of October, 2012, the passage of Hurricane Sandy in the Atlantic Ocean, while well offshore of the St. Lucie Plant site, caused high seas and significant erosion of the protective dune along the shoreline of the FPL’s property. Specifically, the erosion destroyed a newly constructed dune built as part of headwall […]

  • 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

  • 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 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;

  • 7 May 2010

    FORT PIERCE — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have a public meeting to receive comments on the scope of the St. Lucie County South… [mappress] Source: tcpalm, May 7, 2010;

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing in his efforts to bring relief from the massive discharges of nutrient-laden water from Lake Okeechobee, Congressman Curt Clawson yesterday introduced his bipartisan legislation to expedite repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD). Clawson’s legislation would set aside $800 million and require the Army Corps of Engineers to complete the urgent repairs needed to […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the recent past, the Martin County Taxpayers Association has attempted to outline the options to fund dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet. While time waits for no one, Martin County did proceed with the dredging project while government officials deliberated over jurisdiction and other related matters. Fortunately, the county was able to provide the […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Patrick E. Murphy has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers is awarding funding to restore Fort Pierce Beach to its pre-Hurricane Sandy condition. Furthermore, the Army Corps is in the process of releasing funding needed for the Martin County Shore Protection Project. “From day one, getting funding for beach restoration projects has been […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a series of Dade County shore protection public meetings over the next two weeks. The public is invited 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 […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Saint Lucia, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Water and Sewerage Company (WASCo) Inc., are set to launch the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project today.  The dam was built with a reservoir design capacity of three million cubic meters of water or 660 000 million gallons of water. However, following Hurricane Tomas […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The bidding that was to open Thursday for work to dredge the St. Lucie Inlet has been canceled indefinitely by the U.S. Army Corps of … By Melissa E. Holsman (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, December 21, 2011;

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging work in the St. Lucie Inlet is complete with over 350,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Inlet. Approximately 8,000 feet of beach within Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge has been renourished with materials dredged from the inlet. The latter part of the project was Martin County’s continuation of the original U.S. Army […]