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  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The probability of hurricane-induced coastal change on sandy beaches from Florida to New York has been assessed for the first time in two U.S. Geological Survey studies released yesterday. The two reports, one assessing the coastline from Florida to North Carolina, the other from Virginia to New York, can function as part of a “virtual […]

  • 30 May 2013

    Robert Moses State Park and the Jones Beach State Park boardwalk are open for the 2013 summer park season. Among the most heavily visited parks in the state park system, Robert Moses and large sections of Jones Beach have been closed since October due to severe damage from Superstorm Sandy. Destruction caused by Superstorm Sandy […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District will be completing the second and final Phase of coastal storm risk reduction work at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway through most of the rest of the calendar year, which will lead to beach and parking lot closures as well as a bike […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has awarded a $2 million contract to Village Dock, Inc., of Port Jefferson, N.Y., to complete the second and final phase of construction at the coastal storm risk reduction project at Plumb Beach in Brooklyn along the Belt Parkway. Phase I was completed in late 2012 […]

  • 18 January 2013

    The Environment Agency is launching a public consultation on future plans for managing tidal flood risk and coastal erosion around the shores of the Exe Estuary on January 20, 2013. The draft Exe Estuary Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management Strategy takes into account predicted changes in sea level rise up to 2110, and sets […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith along with Member for Hastings Neale Burgess today inspected the finished work on a new seawall at Merricks Creek in Somers. The Victorian Coalition Government funded the $400,000, 75 metre-long seawall with the Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) carrying out the work, which was completed late […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island is pushing for another round of beach renourishment funding in the next legislative session. The US Army Corps of Engineers pays for 70% of the cost of replenishing the sand at the summer tourism destination. The federal government picks up the lion’s share of the cost. That’s because studies find most of the […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment project in Monmouth Beach is now underway. The $8.5 million allocated for this project was awarded as a result of a request by Congressman Pallone in order to protect the area from the devastating effects of storms like Hurricane Sandy. A […]

  • 27 August 2012

    Seventy-eight percent of Florida’s west central coast and 23 percent of the Panhandle are very likely to face beach and dune erosion as Tropical Storm Isaac moves into the area early next week, according to an assessment released by the U.S. Geological Survey on Friday. These numbers are likely to increase if the storm reaches […]

  • 15 May 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and the City and County of Muskegon announced the completion of a contaminated sediment removal project at the Division Street Outfall to Muskegon Lake. This project brings Muskegon Lake closer to being removed from a binational list of Areas of Concern in the Great […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Panama City Beach is commemorating the start of 2012 by celebrating the completion of its three-month $16 million beach renourishment project. Working with the United States Corps of Engineers, the destination pumped 1.4 million cubic yards of sand to approximately 7.5 miles of beach, extending the shoreline by 100 feet in many locations. This is […]

  • 27 December 2011

    The beach renourishment project which began on Panama City Beach’s west end has moved east. The three month long project has migrated to its final staging area in the east end on near the Regency Towers on Thomas Drive. The US Army Corps of Engineers pumped sand onto the beach. The project will extend the […]

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Twenty-three miles may not seem like much, but for a project to line a section of the All American Canal that snakes through the sand dunes west of Yuma, it’s meant 20 years in the making, legal challenges and the expenditure of $285 million. Source:yumasun,January 2,2010; [mappress]

  • 25 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Continental Heavy Civil Corporation has won a $37,348,064 construction contract for the Broward County Segment III beach renourishment project. According to the Army Corps, Broward County Segment III Shore Protection Project includes placing sand on the beaches of Dr. Von D. Mitzel-Eula Johnson State Park, Dania Beach, Hollywood and Hallandale. This renourishment calls for the […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Project & Tenders

    Integral Consulting is to undertake an assessment of beach and dune conditions at South Padre Island in a Texas Coastal Management Program study funded by the Texas General Land Office and the City of South Padre Island. The project will examine present state of City’s beaches and dunes, and make recommendations for sea level rise […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works officially started on North Breton Island, LA, a couple of days a go with the first cubic yards of dredged sand placed on the island. The long awaited project was approved in 2014 as one of the three components of the Deepwater Horizon Natural Resource Damage Assessment Phase III Early Restoration Louisiana Outer Coast Project. The […]

  • 8 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Three groynes (15m-30m length) have been constructed as a five-year trial at Flaxmill Bay to mitigate erosion of the dunes and assist with building up a high tide beach, Thames-Coromandel District Council informs. Work started last month and was completed on Friday, 4 December, one week ahead of schedule. This project involved filling 80 geotextile […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    Dredging at Jurien Bay Boat Harbour, which will improve water quality and ensure continued safe navigation at the facility, will kick off in early December, informs the Department of Transport WA. DoT Director of Coastal Facilities, Donna West said that the upcoming work would see dredged sand and seagrass returned offshore rather than to the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    A stretch of beach at Cungulla has been given a new lease on life with Townsville City Council building back coastal dunes that were washed away in the unprecedented monsoon in 2019. The southern end of Big Beach is part of the Haughton River Mouth and was eroded by the strong currents and storm waves […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is considering design changes to increase the robustness, resiliency and/or reliability of the Manatee County, Florida, Federal Shore Protection Project through minor design refinements, and seeks public comment on a Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). According to the Corps, the SEA considers a range of alternative design modifications […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    MCM Marine, of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan is putting finishing touches to the North Manitou Island ferry dredging project. According to the Army Corps, MCM Marine won contract to hydraulically dredge approximately 28,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the south side of the island’s dock. This shoaled material, comprised mostly of sand, is being […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging and beachfill operations in Sea Isle City (NJ) were successfully completed last week, informs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District. According to the Corps, for northern Sea Isle City, work began on June 30th and was completed on July 17. For southern Sea Isle City, a pipe landing was made near 84th […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District recently awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) for $23.8 million to complete periodic nourishment of the Absecon Island Coastal Storm Risk Management project in Atlantic County, N.J. The contract calls for placing approximately two million cubic yards of sand onto the beach […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The beaches from 39th Street to JFK Boulevard are closed today for dredging, the City of Sea Isle reports. According to the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District, hopper dredge Liberty Island is conducting dredging and beachfill operations in the area. In the latest update, USACE said that for northern Sea Isle City, beachfill began on June […]