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  • 2 August 2011

    Erosion on Navarre Beach hampered fire department rescue efforts last week when rip currents were pulling unwary swimmers far off shore.   (nwfdailynews) [mappress] Source: nwfdailynews, August 2, 2011

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All preparations for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are complete and the site is ready for dredging and sand pumping operations, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The dredge Liberty Island arrived on Monday (2/3/2020), and is undergoing a minor type of repair while moored to one of […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ocean City beach renourishment project is currently underway. The dredger R.N. Weeks is one of the two boats used for dredging in Ocean City, Md. During renourishment the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. Dredging activities began in January and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 December 2010

    Indian Shores Town Councilor Bill Smith told members of the Barrier Islands Governmental Council Dec. 8 that the future of the state’s beach… By BOB McCLURE (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, December 16, 2010;

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Charlotte County and Sarasota County have just released latest update on the Manasota Key Beach Renourishment project. According to the update, the contractor is fully mobilized and as of April 1, 2020 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has placed 569,616 cubic yards of sand along approximately 2.5 miles of Charlotte County’s shoreline. The […]

  • 28 November 2012

    The Southampton Town Board approved a $24 million beach renourishment project for the ocean beaches of Water Mill, Bridgehampton and Sagaponack, according to 27east.com. This project was revived and fast-tracked following the damage to homes and beaches during Hurricane Sandy. With the project approved by the town, it will now be scheduled for a public […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Folly Beach, also known as “The Edge Of America” is in need of renourishment. According to abcnews4.com, toward the initial environmental engineering work $400,000 was approved for the project, but Folly Beach still needs another $15 million so the work on developing the construction fund could start. “Construction funds actually puts dirt on the […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Work to renourish Padre Island beaches remains on schedule after the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company dredge “Texas” sustained damage … (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, January 26, 2011;

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Congressman Rutherford announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will invest supplemental disaster relief funds in Duval, Nassau, and St. Johns counties for hurricane and natural disaster recovery. The USACE will invest $36.8 million in St. Johns County for the Vilano Beach renourishment project, as well as $2 million dollars in each […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ocean City beach renourishment project is moving ahead. The Corps typically places 800,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean City every four years. Dredging activities began in January and will continue through mid-April. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 21, 2014

  • 29 July 2013

    Beach restoration work has begun in Delaware, reports worldnow.com. The Fenwick Island project is expected to take 3-4 weeks, depending on the weather. As the mdcoastdispatch.com reports, during the project, roughly 389,000 cubic yards of sand will be pumped onto the beach in Fenwick from offshore borrow sources and spread over about 6,500 feet of […]

  • 28 October 2011

    Nags Head’s beach nourishment project, the first of its kind on the northern Outer Banks, is done. Crews from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock co… By Sam Walker (outerbanksvoice) [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, October 28, 2011

  • 28 March 2011

    Summer is right around the corner and officials in one shore town are working to get their beaches ready.   By Matt Lerario (nbc40) [mappress] Source: nbc40, March 28, 2011    

  • 21 February 2012

    Renourishment activities in the St. Augustine Beach area will soon commence, most likely by next week. A dredger is expected to arrive this week from South Carolina and some preliminary undertakings, including pipe staging and laying, will be needed before the renourishment project can begin. Approximately 2.1 million cubic yards of sand will be pumped, […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 25 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations have moved from Borrow Area A and into the south end of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel, reports the Martin County. According to the County, the project is in the final phase of operations in the channel and all dredge equipment will be moved out of the Sailfish Point Navigation channel and into the […]

  • 16 February 2011

    New Hanover County Commissioners held a joint breakfast meeting this morning with the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen…   By Katelyn Hackett (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, February 16, 2011;

  • 3 January 2011

    Workers have begun putting equipment into place for a project to restore Delaware beaches that were severely damaged by storms last fall…   (wdel) [mappress] Source: wdel, January 3, 2011;

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction project to rebuild the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point beach area is entering its final phase, with construction expected to continue through mid-May, Martin County said in its latest project update.  The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, is being borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. Martin County has contracted with Ferreira […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a $7.86 million contract on December 6 to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, for Contract A of the Broward County Segment III Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Beach Erosion Control Project 2018. Eastman Aggregate will renourish 7.2 miles of critically eroded shoreline along the beaches […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor, Larry Hogan, and Secretary of Natural Resources, Mark Belton, joined members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District team yesterday to observe beach renourishment at Ocean City, MD. During the visit, Governor Hogan said: “Now most people are aware of how great the beaches are here, but what most visitors don’t realize is Ocean City’s prime […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the award of a construction contract and a public information meeting on October 22 for the Miami Beach Hotspots beach renourishment project. The Jacksonville District awarded the $15.9 million contract last week to Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC, of Lake Worth, Florida, for this coastal protection […]

  • 21 July 2010

    A $5.2 million project to nourish beaches in Treasure Island and St. Pete Beach will begin Aug. 2…   (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, July 22, 2010;

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, a few days ago started a major shoreline protection project in the City of Tybee Island. The project was officially opened with a Sand Throwing Ceremony on the beach side of Marlin Monroe. Tybee Island beach renourishment project was jointly sponsored by the city and […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Contractors smoothed out the last of the sand on the beach here Aug. 1, completing a beach renourishment project that widened the buffer between punishing storm surge and the city’s homes, businesses and tourist attractions. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers partnered with the city of Virginia Beach to complete the $11.95 million […]