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  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has announced that they have been awarded grant for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND). Since 1999, FIND has provided periodic funding on four previous occasions for projects in the St. Lucie Inlet including dredging and north jetty improvements. The planned maintenance dredging of the St. […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction began last week on a beach renourishment project that will create a new and improved Bathtub Reef Beach, according to the Martin County’s latest announcement. The project is expected to be completed in May, prior to the start of the new sea turtle nesting season. The northern half of Sailfish Point Beach will also […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has introduced a plan for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging program. Project work consists of maintenance dredging on the Federal navigation channel at St. Lucie Inlet and the adjoining impoundment basin to their authorized depths with disposal in the designated beach placement area approximately 4.5 miles south […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    At its October 28 meeting, the Martin County Board of County Commissioners voted 4-0 to approve an interlocal agreement with the Town of Jupiter Island relating to the St. Lucie Inlet. With this agreement, the parties will work collaboratively regarding Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permits and the development of a new Inlet Management […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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;

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Martin County has been granted a draft permit from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for periodic maintenance dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet. This will allow the County to continue maintaining the impoundment basin and navigation channel of the Inlet and bypass the sand onto beaches in the county both north and south of […]

  • 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;

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 1 May 2012

    The Martin County Engineering Department announced that dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet is complete. Approximately 470,000 cubic yards of sand has been removed from the waterway. The hydraulic dredge Charleston left Martin County Friday. The project was complete well before the start of turtle nesting season. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 1, 2012;

  • 10 October 2011

    Martin County needs an additional $4 million to remove 300,000 cubic yards of sand from the navigation channel and impoundment basin in the… (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, October 10, 2011;

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest announcement that the St. Lucie Inlet maintenance dredging operations are set to begin in early September. The channel maintenance will remove roughly 384,000 cubic yards of material. The contractor, Norfolk Dredging, will place all material in a permitted disposal area located about 10.6 nautical […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2012

      U.S. Rep. Allen West announced Tuesday that locally prioritized federal projects are going to be important only when Washington officials address the ascending debt. One of the projects affected by the ascending debt is the St. Lucie Inlet dredging. Many inlets and ports, considered as local-level issues, are in a serious situation and need […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Over the next few weeks, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge vessel Currituck will be busy working in the Federal channel at the intersection of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) and the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW). According to the Corps Jacksonville District, this shallow-draft special purpose dredge will be dredging the area known as the “Crossroads”. Disposal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The Town of Jupiter Island is threatening to sue Martin County if it does not come up with a source of permanent funding for the dredging of the St. Lucie Inlet by June 1. The town insists on finding a permanent way to pay for a maintenance program that will keep sand out of the […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]