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  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    While the Virginia Beach oceanfront renourishment operations will not restart before November 15, submerged pipeline is in place and heavy equipment is stationed, the Norfolk District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest project update.  The project, which began in late June, renourished 75% of the oceanfront in approximately two months. The […]

  • 19 December 2011

    After 12 years of planning and nine months of construction, the Fort Myers Beach renourishment project is expected to be completed today. The $4 million project stretches a mile long, from Bowditch Point to just past the Fort Myers Beach Pier. The beaches lose approximately three feet of sand per year. The renourishment project widened […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A notice to proceed (NTP) was issued today to two contractors handling the $9.5 million major beach renourishment project on Collier County and Naples beaches. Eastman Aggregate of Lake Worth is contracted to place 95,000 cubic yards of sand on Vanderbilt and Pelican Bay beaches and Phillips and Jordan of Zephyrhills has been contracted to […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weather and other factors permitting, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ beach renourishment project in North Myrtle Beach, SC, is set to begin this week. According to the city’s latest release, the project replaces 200,000 cubic yards of sand lost to Hurricane Irma. Based on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach profile measurements, sand is […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the last couple of days, the Surfside Beach Renourishment Project has been brought to a halt due to the tropical depression running by the east coast. The town reported that beach fill operations have been delayed several days due to the weather and high seas. But, according to the Town of Surfside Beach latest update, the hopper dredges are returning […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced yesterday that an additional $1,500,000 in federal funds have been secured for the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach renourishment project. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More critical funding has been secured for Carolina Beach and Kure Beach! As the beach season is set to begin, this $1.5 million in federal funds will […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is continuing its efforts to build up the shoreline on the Fire Island community of Point O’Woods, Suffolk County, New York. These beach renourishment works are part of a major effort to reduce flood risks to people and infrastructure on the barrier island. At the moment, […]

  • 27 May 2010

    The final phase of the beach renourishment project in Carolina Beach has just finished at the North End. [mappress] Source: wect, May 27, 2010;

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Earth Tech Enterprises, Inc. is about to begin Collier County Beach Renourishment project, according to the county’s latest update. The County Coastal Zone Management has advised that beach access for the 2019 Beach Renourishment Project at Horizon Way will remain open through this weekend. They also added that mobilization and staging at that location is […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Borough Council is hoping to save some dollars on survey work in conjunction with beach renourishment and a sand backpassing project…   By Jack Fichter (capemaycountyherald) [mappress] Source: capemaycountyherald, January 16, 2012;

  • 12 October 2011

    The third beach renourishment project is under way along Panama City Beach…   By Kavontae Smalls (wjhg) [mappress] Source: wjhg, October 12, 2011;

  • 26 April 2011

    A $4 million beach renourishment project is getting started on Fort Myers Beach. (nbc-2) [mappress] Source: nbc-2, April 26, 2011;    

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is considering an application by the Captiva Erosion Prevention District for a Department of the Army permit to address erosion through beach renourishment along 6.5 miles of shoreline between Redfish Pass in Captiva and Bowman’s Beach in Sanibel, Lee County, Florida. The Corps issued a Public Notice […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced that construction operations will begin for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project in January. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100% federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Weeks Marine, Inc. cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels, has arrived in local waters, gearing up for the upcoming Town of Hilton Head Island beach renourishment. The dredge will be temporarily anchored near the mouth of Skull Creek. The vessel will be taken off tow and will […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach renourishment continues in the Myrtle Beach with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock crews working on the project 24-hours-a-day, seven- days-a-week, to get it complete before the December 15 deadline. According to the Myrtle Beach City Government, the contractor has completed the work from the southern city limits to approximately 43rd Avenue North. The City […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding potential sand sources for the renourishment of the Bal Harbour Beach segment of the Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Draft EA evaluates the […]

  • 8 April 2010
    Project & Tenders

    JUNO BEACH, FL – The 2.4 mile Juno Beach renourishment project is over. Bad weather and mechanical breakdowns not to mention two dead sea turtles put the project behind by 6 weeks… [mappress] Source: WPTV, April 8, 2010

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A multi-million dollar Surfside Beach renourishment project is still on hold following last week’s mechanical issue with the pump station. The town reported that due to yesterday’s rough surf and high winds, they were unable to complete repairs offshore. “The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers and the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), are troubleshooting the problems in order to […]

  • 15 March 2011

    Longboat Key voters will decide today whether to tax themselves to pay for beach renourishment and whether to better define what… By Dale White (heraldtribune) [mappress] Source: heraldtribune, March 15, 2011    

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Progress is going extremely well on the Collier County and Naples beach renourishment just one month into an expected four month long project. Collier County Coastal Zone Management is overseeing the $9.5 million major beach renourishment project. Collier County Coastal Zone Management Manager Gary McAlpin expects work on Vanderbilt Beach to be completed in a […]

  • 20 June 2012

    South Florida beach renourishment program will get a new plan to avoid frequent sand storms in these areas, according to SunSentinel. Florida Department of Environmental Protection presented a plan to make Palm Beach Island a model of cooperative beach projection. Danielle Fondren, chief of the environmental agency’s Bureau of Beaches and Coastal Systems stated: “We […]

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning September 8, vehicles won’t be permitted on Vilano Beach because of a beach renourishment project to restore the dunes, St. Johns County Government said in their latest release. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. Johns County officials said. In addition to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the beach area between Tower Beach and Belted Kingfisher Lane is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction. As a result of the progress made to date, the town and its contractor Weeks Marine have updated the beach renourishment […]