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  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchinson Island residents and visitors will see work on local beaches this winter that will improve the barrier island’s resiliency to storm events and help reduce risks to infrastructure. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded the Martin County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction contract September 26 to take sand from offshore and […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Upon receiving the contract earlier this week, the City of Long Beach has now signed the partnership agreement with New York State, allowing the Army Corps of Engineers to formally put together the plans and specifications and put their federally funded project out to bid. “On the oceanside of our city, we will soon see […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) will begin work this month to restore and renourish 8.1 miles of Pensacola Beach shoreline. The project will replace sand loss experienced from Hurricanes Gustav, Ike, Ida and Isaac, as well as natural background erosion over the last ten years. Weeks Marine, Inc., of Covington, La., will begin beach […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    FEMA has approved $1.2 million for the State of Florida to help Nassau County defray the cost of repairing beach and dune erosion on South Amelia Island following Hurricane Irma. This grant money will allow Nassau county to use contract services to supply, deliver and place 126,050 cubic yards of beach and dune fill to […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The Santa Rosa Island Authority plans to bring in some new sand to combat the erosion on the Pensacola Beach, but that takes a permit from the federal government. Officials want to replenish the Pensacola Beach with sand from the gulf, but getting the federal government’s permit can take some time. The Island Authority has […]

  • 11 June 2011

    Longboat Key’s highly erosive North End, which only one month ago the churning waters of the Gulf of Mexico within feet of condominiums… BY STEPHEN REID (lbknews) [mappress] Source: lbknews, June 11, 2011  

  • 5 May 2011

    A beach nourishment project from Sand Key south to portions of Indian Rocks Beach has received the necessary permits from the Florida Depart… By BOB McCLURE (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, May 5, 2011;

  • 2 May 2011

    A crane towering above a barge now dominates the skyline at Bowditch Point Park. During the next four months, that barge will move south alo… By Brian Liberatore (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, May 2, 2011;

  • 22 February 2011

    Lee County plans to begin design and permitting in March to help restore almost 150,000 cubic yards of sand on Bonita Beach, which has … By Christina Cepero (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, February 22, 2011

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Collier County’s Central Marco Island beach re-grade project is set to begin in the first week of February, according to the City officials. The contractor for the project, Earth Tech Enterprises, Inc, will start the scheme in front of the South Seas West Condominium and move south to the Royal Seafarer Condominium. “Work will begin the first […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest announcement that the next scheduled renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection project was recently advertised and the contract is scheduled for award in late September. Construction could start as early as December 2017 (weather pending) and the project will take 4-6 […]

  • 22 April 2011

    Members of the Wilmington/New Hanover Port, Waterway and Beach Commission met with county and municipal officials April 14 to discuss… By Patricia E. Matson (luminanews) [mappress] Source: luminanews, April 22, 2011    

  • 15 April 2011

    The Sarasota Board of County Commissioners Wednesday approved the planning process for beach re-nourishment on south Siesta near… By William Mansell (sarasota) [mappress] Source: sarasota, April 15, 2011  

  • 16 March 2011

    Crews are expected to replenish sand on beaches in Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach starting April 1.   By Dale White (heraldtribune) [mappress] Source: heraldtribune, March 16, 2011  

  • 20 June 2011

    Barbara and Ladd Orr like what’s happening at the north end of Estero Island. Since May 13, Florida Dredge and Dock of Tarpon Springs has… BY KEVIN LOLLAR (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, June 20, 2011

  • 3 June 2011

    With ten days of pumping sand on the beach, the Town of Nags Head’s $36 million beach nourishment project appears to be proceeding along… (eyeondare) [mappress] Source: eyeondare, June 3, 2011    

  • 17 May 2011

    Beach users are fighting plans to build a groyne at Half Moon Bay. The Department of Sustainability and Environment is considering installin… (bayside-leader) [mappress] Source: bayside-leader, May 17, 2011;

  • 22 December 2010

    Mobilization has begun for a beach restoration project along portions of the Delaware coast that were severely damaged by storms last fall… BY NICK ROTH (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, December 22, 2010;

  • 1 September 2010

    Hurricane Earl and the rest of the hurricane season can have a huge impact on beach erosion. Topsail Beach is planning a big beach … By Hailey Winslow (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, September 2, 2010;

  • 3 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced recently that it will begin the Miami-Dade County Shore Protection project in Miami Beach. The shore protection project consists of placing sand on three areas of Miami Beach using two separate sources of material. Work for the project will be conducted in two phases to avoid […]

  • 25 January 2012

    History has proven that hurricanes have no mercy when it comes to damages and losses, and rebuilding can cost towns millions of dollars…     (wect) [mappress] Source: wect, January 25, 2012;

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) was joined by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) in leading 22 members of Congress from both parties in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water urging full funding for shoreline protection projects. These projects include beach fills and renourishment, construction […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations earlier this month. The project is crucial in lessening storm-damage risk to this section of Virginia Beach’s infrastructure, according to USACE. “The nourishment project at Sandbridge is a critical project for both the Corps and the city of […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced that the final sand placement for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project was completed by Weeks Marine. The project entailed the placement of an estimated 2.3 million cubic yards of sand at Davis Park, Water Island, Fire Island Pines, Cherry Grove, Point […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) has announced that their seminar ‘Reclamation and Other Uses of Marine Aggregate’ will take place on April 22, 2016, in Gdansk, Poland. This EMSAGG seminar will examine the role of marine aggregate for reclamation works, coastal renourishment projects and other uses outside the construction industry. Coastline erosion […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District along with its cost sharing partner, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the local communities of the Borough of Cape May Point and the City of Cape May, began work on an $8 million beach renourishment project in an area west […]