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  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    Sand pumping operations are now complete at Vilano Beach, the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports. Over the next 2 to 3 weeks, the contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will remove the pipe and equipment. According to USACE, dune grass planting will begin in early March. The Jacksonville District, […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Weeks Marine has begun mobilization of personnel and equipment that will be used for the upcoming Morehead City dredging & beach nourishment works. The mobilization/staging process continues and Weeks Marine’s cutterhead-suction dredge, the J.S. Chatry is scheduled to arrive the 1st week in January, reported Carteret County shore protection office. If all goes according to […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District has just released these beautiful photos from their Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The work includes both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. The project is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has just released this amazing video named ‘Restoring Beaches through Sustainable Coastal Protection and Management’. The coastal town of Ullal in the state of Karnataka is an important trading center in the southwestern region of India. However, the safety and livelihood of its communities are threatened by shoreline erosion. Introduction of […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and North Topsail Beach and Surf City Towns met Wednesday, December 9th via WebEx to gain a status update on the federal storm mitigation project. USACE has developed a draft policy waiver for real estate acquisition and parking/access analysis waiver. This draft has been sent for comments, it is […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. yesterday announced the completion of beach replenishment projects in Sea Bright, Monmouth Beach and Long Branch. Under the beach-fill program, a total of 2.8 million cubic yards of sand was placed on beaches along the three towns.  Pallone announced the beginning of these projects in September – the work […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Hampton, VA, is proposing to construct a beach replenishment (nourishment) project along 3,483 linear feet of shoreline at Buckroe Beach.  Under the plan, a contractor will place sandy beach nourishment material along the channelward side of the existing bulkhead at Buckroe Park, and would extend no more than 465 feet channelward of […]

  • 9 December 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District has released a draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor Maintenance Dredging and Beach Restoration for public review and comment. The proposed project is located offshore and along the shoreline from Haleiwa Small Boat Harbor to Haleiwa Beach Park, Haleiwa, Island […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    The dredging operations for the North Sea beach replenishment project in Suffolk County, NY, were successfully completed last week.   A Suffolk County dredge wrapped up its work a couple of days ago, while pay loaders will continue to re-build the beach through the end of the year.   The North Sea Beach Colony Beach […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southampton Town officials have announced that the project to replenish the beachfront at the North Sea beach is nearing completion.   Town officials said that the small waterfront community has been taxing themselves to repay the Town of Southampton, NY, $340,000 in bonds approved by the Town Board to pay for the project.  Commenting the latest […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    In conjunction with a major dredging operation currently underway in the Eastern Channel of the Lower Myall River to remove 120,000 cubic meters of sand, MidCoast Council is in the process of placing 20,000 cubic meters onto Jimmys Beach to renourish and provide a buffer for upcoming storm events. June and July’s storms and large […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    AW Maritime was recently appointed – along with SMC Marine – to deliver the construction of the new Broome Town Beach Jetty. The new 112m long jetty will be constructed as part of a $24 million redevelopment project and will provide access for recreational fishing, boating and a viewing platform for the Staircase to the […]

  • 24 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Wilmington District will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on December 1, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Folly Beach, SC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study. USACE recently released a draft Integrated General Reevaluation Report and Environmental Assessment for the City of Folly Beach and its barrier island. […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging and beachfill operations are currently ongoing in Ventnor City (NJ), informs the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District. USACE awarded the contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to begin a beach replenishment project stretching from Atlantic City through Longport. Ventnor is the first area to begin with, then the work will progress to Margate, […]

  • 16 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District has just released these amazing photos from their Coastal Storm Risk Management Project in St. Johns County. The scheme includes both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pop Denison Park will reopen Saturday, November 21, when beach replenishment and landscaping works along the Shaws Bay foreshore are completed, reports Ballina Shire Council. The temporary closure of the park has been extended by 10-days due to recent wet weather. “Up until the reopening date access to Pop Denison Park will remain closed to […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on November 17, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Carolina Beach, NC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study. This study will analyze alternatives for an additional 50 years and continue Federal participation in cost shared coastal […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beach work on the Rockaway Peninsula is in full swing as the long-awaited East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Project gets underway in Rockaway, New York. There has been an authorization for the project since 1965, the Rockaway shoreline has experienced severe hurricanes and northeasters over the last 40 years. In 1960, […]

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    NSW Nationals Member for Oxley, Melinda Pavey, has announced $3.6 million for a Coastal Protection Wall project to fund the replacement of the failing sea wall at Main Beach in Nambucca Shire. Mrs Pavey said that a suitably engineered coastal sea wall would be developed and installed, providing essential protection of community assets such as […]

  • 6 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Working with Havant Borough Council, Coastal Partners will carry out beach recycling along the Eastoke frontage, to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to properties and infrastructure. Works will commence on Monday, 9th November, and will be completed by the 27th of November 2020. The project will include the movement of material from […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC is making nice progress on the St. Johns County’s Coastal Storm Risk Management Project. The scheme, managed by the Army Corps Jacksonville District, includes both dune and beach berm construction along approximately 2.6 miles of coastline from Vilano Beach to South Ponte Vedra Beach. Construction is proceeding from […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Col. Bennett of the Army Corps yesterday met with the Mayor of Folly Beach, Tim Goodwin, and his staff to get a firsthand appreciation for the current conditions of Folly Beach. They also discussed the Draft Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The study presents a proposed recommended plan for the coastal storm risk management […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Rohde Nielsen A/S recently completed beachfill operations on a project in Viveiro and Celeiro, Spain. At the beginning of April 2020, the company started the works in the north-western part of Spain – for the Public Entity Portos de Galicia. The project posed a great challenge for both the crew and the project team in […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has awarded a $3 million contract for work to manage coastal erosion. The project will take place at State Highway 1, alongside Katiki Beach, North Otago. The contract has been awarded to Downer NZ. The beach is located north of Palmerston and Shag Point, south of Moeraki and Hampden. Additionally, […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging and beachfill operations began yesterday in South Bethany Beach, Delaware. Work is part of a periodic nourishment to maintain the dune and beach system that helps protect the community, said USACE. The project is the result of a partnership between USACE and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Work, conducted by […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Tonnes of sand will be placed onto Holloways Beach this week to help mitigate foreshore erosion, reports the Cairns Regional Council. This coastal erosion has been exacerbated by recent high winds and associated tidal conditions. As part of an urgent response, 600 tonnes of sand will be brought in soon and placed at the worst […]