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  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Work is progressing well on the Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, contract construction workers sculpted the beach at Johnny Mercer Pier with dredged material, the Corps said. Wilmington District Commander, Col. Robert Clark, and civil engineer, Rolando Serrano recently toured the […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project, worth $9.4 million, is now officially underway. The project is Federally funded and under the supervision of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Town of Wrightsville Beach said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Wrightsville Beach renourishment project is threatened by the upcoming Tropical storm Arthur, according to city officials. WWAY3 news channel reported that the $9 million worth contract, which provided around 900,000 cubic yards of sand to the beach, is expected to act as protection from the storm. Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Tim Owens said: “We hope […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The Wrightsville Beach residents fear that the maintenance dredging will result in fresh erosion of the small beaches along Banks Channel. According to SF Gate, they said that as a result of regular dredging over the decades adjacent properties have lost more than 60 feet of dry sand since the station opened nearly four decades […]

  • 1 July 2011

    Wrightsville Beach aldermen moved quickly through the original point of their June 23 special meeting, approving the town’s $10 million … By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, July 1, 2011;

  • 16 February 2011

    New Hanover County Commissioners held a joint breakfast meeting this morning with the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen…   By Katelyn Hackett (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, February 16, 2011;

  • 9 April 2010

    Declaring it a project of regional and national significance, U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre on Thursday, April 1, lauded the New Hanover County beach renourishment efforts in 2010 as a bolster to the economy and a bulwark of coastal vitality… [mappress] Source:luminanews,April 9,2010;

  • 4 March 2010

    WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH – Working around the clock has paid off for the Army Corps of Engineers’ sand dredging project at Wrightsville Beach. The project is done a week ahead of schedule… [mappress] Source:news14,March 4,2010

  • 26 February 2010

    Wrightsville Beach has been virtually transformed into a construction zone. As of Tuesday, Feb. 23, the beach renourishment project had nearly reached Johnnie Mercer’s Pier. [mappress] Source:luminanews,February 26,2010;

  • 18 February 2010

    Equipped with a hard hat and a neon orange vest, Ed Foxworth is used to criss-crossing the country to work on beach renourishment projects. But as a skilled laborer from Wilmington and a homeowner in Monkey Junction, he lept at the opportunity to work on Wrightsville Beach, the closest he’s worked to home in 15 […]

  • 8 January 2010

    Wrightsville Beach is still hoping that its beaches might be nourished before Masonboro Island’s as Great Lakes Dredging begins phasing in equipment Dredge and Dock for stage one, of a two-stage program to nourish the barrier island beaches. Source: Lumina News, January 7, 2010;

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project is in full swing now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said in its latest announcement. Earlier this month, Weeks Marine, Inc. began mobilization operations including installation of large pipes on the beach and prepping beach walkovers. The actual dredging and sand pumping operations started […]

  • 24 November 2011

    Wrightsville Beach joined Carolina Beach and Kure Beach in approving the Interlocal Agreement for the Beach Nourishment Contingency …   By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, November 24, 2011;

  • 18 November 2011

    A lot of tourists are attracted by New Hanover County Beaches, and local leaders want it to remain that way. Beach areas and the county made an inter-local contract, which will establish the payment for beach renourishment projects of each town. Beaches of Carolina, Kure and Wrightsville all committed and just need the approval of […]

  • 30 September 2011

    Representatives of Wrightsville Beach, Carolina Beach and Kure Beach met with members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and New … By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, September 30, 2011;

  • 30 April 2010

    A second dredge has joined the efforts to pump the region’s beaches full of fresh sand before the start of tourism season.Dredges from Great Lakes Dredge & Dock are now pumping sand onto Carolina Beach and, as of Tuesday, Ocean Isle Beach in Brunswick County. But that wasn’t in the original plan. Work on nourishing […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Southport Marina Manager Hank Whitley announced yesterday that a third full round of maintenance dredging has been performed recently at the marina, providing a water depth of 8 feet at low tide. This will allow Southport Marina to serve owners of deeper draft boats. Historically, the marina has been able to provide a water depth of 6 […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, announced last Friday the final allocation of $101.6 million for FY 2017 and budget proposal containing $60.5 million for the FY 2018. According to the Corps, the President released both the work plan for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) and his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre hailed the House passage of the final 2014 Water Resources Reform and Development Act, a comprehensive piece of legislation that will help local beaches and North Carolina’s coastal economy. Congressman McIntyre said: “Our beaches, ports, and waterways are the economic lifeblood of our coast. With the passage of this bipartisan bill, […]

  • 22 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – December 2013 The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   USA: Port St. Joe Port Inks LOI with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation The Port […]

  • 19 December 2013

    The Louisiana based company, Weeks Marine Inc, has won the Wrightsville Beach and Ocean Isle Beach maintenance dredging contract. This $15 mln beach replenishment project, located in NC, consists of dredging, transporting, placing and shaping beach fill and performing all pre and post construction beach surveys. The borrow area for Wrightsville Beach is located in […]

  • 28 January 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has been named Southeast Region Tourism “Partner of the Year” for his work and commitment to enhancing and protecting North Carolina’s coast. Congressman McIntyre stated, “From Sunset Beach to Currituck, North Carolina’s beaches, waterways, and inlets are both an economic and environmental treasure! Helping local communities and our citizens to maintain […]

  • 20 August 2012

    New Hanover County commissioners will meet today to discuss the Mason Inlet dredging project because the County and the Army Corps of Engineers are beginning a new round of dredging. According to, the Corps say dredging can occur from November to March, and the costs are expected to be around $2 million. The Mason […]

  • 25 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wrightsville Beach could get sand in its stocking this Christmas… Source: Lumina News, November 25, 2009