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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to replenish the Virginia Beach oceanfront. The $11.92 million renourishment project includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, January 30, 2013

  • 27 April 2012

    Governor Rick Scott signed into law a $70.8 billion dollar spending plan for Florida during an event in St. Johns County. The General Appropriations Act for FY 2012-13 provides nearly $22 million for statewide beach management projects. The Legislature provided funding for the top seven beach projects of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s local […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island just announced in its latest update that the beach area between Stuart Place and Ocean Point Way is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction. Additionally, the Mitchelville Beach area remains closed so construction in this area may be completed. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the sand pumping […]

  • 18 April 2012

    In keeping his pledge to add $1 billion to the K-12 education budget, Governor Rick Scott signed the 2012-13 state budget while visiting Cunningham Creek Elementary School in St. Johns County. Governor Scott made $1 billion in additional education funding the centerpiece of his legislative agenda this year. “Over the last year I have traveled […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A five-mile hurricane protection and beach renourishment project in Sandbridge is complete. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, partnering with the city of Virginia Beach, Va., completed a $13.35 million project, including the dredging and placement of approximately 2 million cubic yards of sand along public beachfront from Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Portions of the Islanders’ Beach Park on Hilton Head Island will be closed to vehicular traffic and parking effective immediately due to the island’s upcoming beach renourishment project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in its latest announcement. The partial restriction is required to facilitate the truck delivery of beach renourishment pipeline to the […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Congressman McIntyre to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support. Specifically, the language of the amendment would prohibit the use of […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $500,000 in grant funding for a beach stabilization project that also provides recreational opportunities at the North Shore Public Beach Access to residents and visitors of the town of Longboat Key. “The department is committed to helping fund and implement projects that offer direct benefits to local communities […]

  • 28 April 2011

    To U.S. Rep. Mike McIntyre, beaches represent more than childhood memories, though they’re part of the big picture. By Ben Brown (stateportpilot) [mappress] Source: stateportpilot, April 28, 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 […]

  • 29 October 2013

    Marinex Construction Inc has won the South Boca Raton beach renourishment project, reports bocaratontribune.com. During this beach fill program approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the mouth of the Boca Raton Inlet will be placed between the South County Park and the City of Boca Raton/Deerfield limits. The contractor plans to commence dredging […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hunt Companies began construction on a beach renourishment project that aims to sustain and stabilize the beach along the Iroquois Point housing area shoreline, which is the most severe, chronically eroding shoreline on O‘ahu. The restoration project is the largest of its kind in Hawai‘i and has taken eight years of planning and preparation. Approximately […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The bid package has been issued yesterday for the proposed beach renourishment project for the DeBordieu Colony Community Association (DCCA) on Debidue Island, SC. This project is planned for the winter of 2013/2014. The proposed project involves the placement of ~650,000 cubic yards of beach quality sediment along ~8,000 feet of the Debidue Island shoreline. […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently completed the Anna Maria Island renourishment project. At an estimated cost of $12.3 million, the project was one of the largest renourishment events awarded by the district as part of the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency program. Dredging and placement operations on Anna Maria began in […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina’s Pawleys Island is moving forward with a much-needed beach renourishment project, Live 5 News reports.  During a Monday night meeting, town leaders voted in favor of the project that would bring more than 1.1 million cubic yards of sand. According to Live 5 News, the scheme will cost $14.8 million and the town […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The renourishment of Atlantic and Jacksonville beaches was completed ahead of schedule and in time to help protect the area from property… (news4jax) [mappress] Source: news4jax, September 1, 2011;

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has been abuzz with activity for the last couple of days with surveying, dune repairs and dune walkover stabilization activities. The Coastal Carolina University personnel are taking measurements to help determine sand loss from the recent storms. The resulting information will be submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 28 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Some 750,000 cubic yards of sand will soon be distributed along beaches in Pompano Beach, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Fort Lauderdale. The Segment II Broward County Shore Protection project is scheduled to get underway the first week in January. The $55-million project will result in pristine beaches about 75 feet wide and add sand to areas that […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that the Duval County Shore Protection Project is officially underway with dredge Terrapin Island pumping sand at the south end of Jacksonville Beach. The Corps contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company will place sand on seven miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and a portion of Atlantic […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Due to the hazardous weather conditions from the recent storms, the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project was put on hold for safety concerns, Martin County said in its latest project update. Areas where renourishment was taking place held up very well during the rough conditions and high seas. This very important coastal protection project, undertaken by Ferreira […]

  • 7 July 2010

    The state and two local towns managed to come up with additional money needed to keep the Plum Island and Salisbury beach renourishment … By Victor Tine [mappress] Source: newburyportnews, July 8, 2010;

  • 26 June 2012

    The lack of state funding for sand-restoration projects in the coming year’s budget has local officials scrambling for dollars to fund this year’s projects, reports starnewsonline.com. Kure Beach renourishment project was left out of the 2012-2013 budget. Kure Beach Mayor Dean Lambeth said that the county likely will pay for the rest with room-occupancy-tax proceeds. […]