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.
Doug Huggett will provide temporary services to the County Shore Protection Office until a permanent replacement is found for office manager Greg Rudolph, who is retiring effective Nov. 12.
Earlier this year three New Hanover beach towns learned there was no appropriation for longstanding shoreline nourishment projects, since then Army Corps of Engineers has shifted funds for Kure and Carolina beaches, but not Wrightsville Beach, for now.
Longtime Carteret County Shore Protection Office manager Greg Rudolph has resigned, effective Nov. 12.
Contractors expect to get underway in mid-November on the Brunswick County town’s long-planned $11.4 million, 1,050-foot terminal groin as well as a beach nourishment project with sand from Shallotte Inlet.
Carteret County officials hope to begin a proposed project to dredge east Taylor’s Creek and use the sand to nourish areas on Radio Island by the end of the year.
Nags Head has applied for federal approval to dredge and place 975,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sediments along a 4.5-mile section of oceanfront shoreline.
The Holden Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project General Reevaluation Study is to consider feasibility and alternatives for federal participation in cost-shared management measures including beach nourishment for up to 50 years.
North Topsail Beach will not be committing to a joint multi-million-dollar beach nourishment project with Surf City and the Army Corps of Engineers.
The Onslow County Board of Commissioners and the North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen have scheduled a joint special meeting next week to discuss the town’s desire for money from county occupancy tax coffers to pay for beach nourishment.