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  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging works at the Tankerton jetty and channel are scheduled to take place from 25 July to 16 August 2016, weather permitting. According to the Parks Victoria’s latest Notice to Mariners, these dredging operations will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The material dredged during this project will be deposited for beach renourishment directly […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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    

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach has entered into its final leg, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in their latest release. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, has completed work in the Windy Hill section and is in the process of demobilizing […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, officially signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the St. Johns County, Fla. – Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study on August 8. The recommended plan includes approximately 3 miles of beach and dune renourishment within  Vilano Beach and a small portion in […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County has just released the latest update on their Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project, saying that the dredging operations in the Sailfish Navigation Channel are now completed. “As we move into the final phases of construction, great progress has been made on the renourishment project,” the county said in their latest statement. Dredging in […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Duval County beach visitors will soon see work on local beaches that will improve the coastal area’s resiliency and reduce risk to infrastructure, according to the USACE’s Jacksonville District. The Duval County Shore Protection Project will place roughly 700,000 cubic yards of sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion […]

  • 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;

  • 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;

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     MRD Associates, Inc., has just released this beautiful video about the St. Joseph Peninsula Beach Renourishment Project in Gulf County, Florida. The work is well underway and the contractor Manson Construction is actively working in the phase 1 section. “Additionally, in the coming days, we will be reaching out to certain homeowners that are […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham’s beaches draw visitors from near and far throughout summer, but during winter, storms and wild weather can deplete the quantity of sand available for the next season. So, every year the City selects various beaches for sand renourishment as part of its ongoing beach monitoring and management program. The choice of […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase 1 of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project is well underway with the groynes being rebuilt and new shingle being laid. As a part of the Phase 1 of the Hill Head project, re-nourishment of historically low beach levels will take place, protecting the promenade from further exposure to wave damage. Extensive maintenance on the 13 […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has started at Ballina’s boat harbor and Fishery Creek to improve access for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels. According to the NSW Government Department of Primary Industries, the $1.5 million contract was awarded to a Yamba company, National Dredging Services, with works now underway and expected to take around 10 weeks to complete. Stephen […]

  • 25 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute (UCI) and Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean (MARCO) will host a webinar next week to discuss how federal and state agencies can work together to ensure the best use of the Mid-Atlantic’s limited offshore and nearshore sand resources. The webinar, set to take place on May 30, will focus […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral was the site for a conference that outlined plans to renourish Brevard County beaches as part of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The pre-construction meeting was organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the lead coordinator to provide details of the $17.4 million dollar project, which is expected to get […]