Search results for: Tybee Island

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  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tybee Island Supplemental Beach Renourishment Project is officially underway, according to the city latest report. Mayor Jason Buelterman announced yesterday that the City of Tybee’s beach renourishment project is starting from 8th Street to 5th Street. “A small segment of the beach will be closed in this vicinity, but otherwise, the beach is open. The […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island (GA), the Army Corps’ Savannah District and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company personnel recently held a pre-construction kickoff meeting regarding the upcoming Tybee Island Supplemental Beach Renourishment Project. The $13.8 million renourishment deal, which will finish early in the new year, will place 1.25 million cubic yards […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $13.8 million contract for the Tybee Island Shore Protection Project, located near Savannah, Georgia. Bids for this scheme were solicited via the internet with two received, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. The overall objectives of the […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island (GA) and the Army Corps yesterday, August 29, signed a $13 million beach replenishment deal that will lead to more sand on the island community’s beach for additional protection from future storm damage. The deal for the third renourishment project in the last five years was signed by […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the City of Tybee Island and the Army Corps are about to sign an agreement Aug. 29 that will lead to more sand on the island community’s beach for additional protection from future storm damage. According to the Corps, at 2 p.m. Thursday, Mayor Jason Buelterman of Tybee Island and Col. Daniel Hibner, […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release that they have received additional funds through a supplemental congressional appropriation.  This means that the Savannah harbor will receive an additional $26.6 million for: repairs to Dredged Material Containment Area Dikes; the Corps’ depot facility on the river; water control structures in […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     Burt Moore, chief of dredging, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, discussed recent beach renourishment project on Tybee Island’s North Beach. The $4.3 million project, which lasted about two weeks, placed approximately 250,000 cubic yards of sand. Tybee Island’s beaches are normally renourished every seven years, however, this project was designed to counter […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released a video about the Tybee Beach Renourishment project in Georgia. Under the $10 million contract with the Corps, cutter suction dredge Alaska, owned and operated by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Illinois, has been dredging sand from off-shore of Tybee Island onto the beach since mid-October. GLDD […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cutter suction dredge Alaska, owned and operated by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Illinois, is currently pumping sand from off-shore of Tybee Island, Georgia, onto the beach. Under the $10 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, GLDD will remove beach-quality sand from the ocean floor and pump it to […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, recently awarded a $10 million contract for the Tybee Island shoreline project that will provide greater protection against future storms and reinforce the beach at this coastal Georgia community with additional sand. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, won the contract, under which approximately […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier in September, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District awarded a $10 million contract for the Tybee Island shoreline project that will provide greater protection against future storms and reinforce the beach at this coastal Georgia community with additional sand. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, won the contract, under […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District members, elected officials, and members of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. have celebrated the start of Tybee Island’s beach renourishment project with the Sand Throwing Ceremony. During the project, which is jointly sponsored by the City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers, approx. 1.3 […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Tybee Island and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District hosted a Sand Throwing Ceremony October 21st to signal the beginning of work on the shoreline protection project. The event was held on the beach side of Marlin Monroe. Participating in the event were Tybee Mayor Jason Buelterman, Corps Savannah District […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island will gain greater protection against storms from additional sand reinforcing the beach there. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, awarded a $10 million contract Monday for the next shoreline protection project at this coastal Georgia community. The City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers jointly sponsor the project. The […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has invited construction or dredging companies to submit their offers for a new beach renourishment at Tybee Island, Georgia, to increase storm damage reduction. This is the first beach renourishment since 2008 at the coastal Georgia community. The City of Tybee Island and the Corps of Engineers […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island is pushing for another round of beach renourishment funding in the next legislative session. The US Army Corps of Engineers pays for 70% of the cost of replenishing the sand at the summer tourism destination. The federal government picks up the lion’s share of the cost. That’s because studies find most of the […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Tybee Island recently got a boost in its effort to get new sand for its beaches. Chatham County’s state lawmakers have agreed to support the…   By Eric Curl (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, November 11, 2011;

  • 18 March 2010

    SAVANNAH, Ga. — Authorities say nobody was injured Wednesday after a boat collision four miles off the coast of Tybee Island… [mappress] Source:macon,March 18,2010;

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A City of Tybee coastal project, aimed to repair damage to the dune system caused by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma and to protect this area in Georgia against future storm surge, is moving forward according to schedule.  “The first phase of our dune construction project is approaching completion. We received $5,000,000 grant to rebuild our […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed 2015 Tybee beach renourishment project. The Draft EA and FONSI evaluate the environmental impacts of the proposed beach renourishment for the Tybee Island Shore Protection Project on […]

  • 4 January 2011

    Tybee resident Lou Off was shocked recently to learn what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has in store for Tybee’s beach in the wake of … By Mary Landers (savannahnow) [mappress] Source: savannahnow, January 4, 2011;

  • 31 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the receipt of several major dredging contracts totaling $83 million. The awarded work includes: Charlotte/Sarasota Regional Beach Project (Coastal Protection, Florida, $30.5 million); South Atlantic Region Harbor Dredging (Maintenance, Georgia and North Carolina, $13.9 million); Chester, Pennsylvania Modification Project (Capital, Pennsylvania, $13.7 million); Hunting Island […]

  • 24 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 18 – 24, 2019).   Avalon Beachfill Scheme Completed The hydraulic beach fill project for Avalon, NJ, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), successfully concluded on Sunday, November 10th.   Elbe River Dredging Project Remains on […]

  • 1 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 26 – 31, 2019).   PHOTO: DEME Dredgers Working in Africa DEME Group has just unveiled this photo from a challenging port expansion project completed in Ghana.   Royal IHC Lays Keel of Two Custom-Built CSDs Last week, the keel […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) last week received formal acceptance of its Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) dredging operations which removed over 12 million cubic yards of soil during the deepening of the 20 mile long offshore entrance channel of the Port of Savannah. Under the USACE Savannah District’s contract, GLDD completed the […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), dredging for the outer harbor began September 10th onboard the cutter head dredge Alaska. The vessel is situated approximately four miles offshore from Tybee Island in the entrance channel to Savannah harbor. Alaska’s three-section crew will work around the clock until a pair of hopper dredges, […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canvassing for the nation’s future engineering talent starts through community outreach programs, and the district seized the opportunity to showcase a variety of Corps missions to approximately 160 engineering students at Jenkins High School in Savannah. Corps volunteers participated as part of National Engineers Week, intended to promote technical education and the pursuit of engineering […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, a few days ago started a major shoreline protection project in the City of Tybee Island. The project was officially opened with a Sand Throwing Ceremony on the beach side of Marlin Monroe. Tybee Island beach renourishment project was jointly sponsored by the city and […]

  • 2 April 2014

    An Athens, Ga., native and University of Georgia alumna has been named the Chief of Civil Works Programs and Project Management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District. Margarett (Mackie) McIntosh, who graduated from UGA with a Bachelor of Science in geology in 1999, will assume her new role in mid-April. In addition […]