The Kill Devil Hills beach nourishment project began Monday and is expected to be completed in about a month.
Local governments may now apply for state funds to help cover the costs of oceanfront projects designed to reduce damage caused during coastal storms.
The two projects, which have been in the works for years, are expected to begin this summer and each take about 40-60 days to complete.
Marine Inc., the company performing the beach nourishment project in Kill Devil Hills, expects the work to take 25 to 35 days, ending mid-July.
A group of property owners in the Phase 5 area of North Topsail Beach’s beach nourishment plan says it wants out and to be annexed by neighboring Surf City.
An informational meeting is set for March 24 to share with the public details on the Buxton and Avon beach nourishment projects planned for this year.
The $20 million project was expected to start Friday.
Atlantic Beach Councilman Danny Navey was approved in a unanimous vote Monday after the resignation of two newly appointed members prior to what was to be their first meeting and the departure of longtime member Larry Baldwin, who resigned Jan. 7.
The Carteret County Beach Commission is expected to elect a new chairman and vice chairman when it meets Monday in Emerald Isle.
The schedule is tentative and subject to various factors, including weather conditions and other delays.
Dare County Board of Commissioners Chairman Bob Woodard highlighted last year’s projects and outlined what’s to come in the year ahead Wednesday during the annual State of the County.
Dare County commissioners have entered into a contract for beach nourishment projects in Duck, Southern Shores, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills.
Carteret County has hired Division of Coastal Management staffer Ryan Davenport to serve as next shore protection office manager.
A nearly $26 million bid was awarded Monday to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. for the 2022 Avon and Buxton beach nourishment projects.
BOEM has granted Dare County access to up to 6.6 million cubic yards of sand from the outer continental shelf to restore 11.6 miles of beachfront.
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., the low bidder for the 2022 Avon and Buxton beach nourishment projects, could start May 1 if approved by Dare County Board of Commissioners.