The 2024 request for proposals is for a grant program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that reimburses up to 75% of costs for projects to build, renovate or maintain tie-up facilities and related amenities for recreational transient vessels that are at least 26 feet long.
The public will be able to speak with Corps staff who will be at different stations to talk about the plan to deepen and widen the main shipping channel in the Cape Fear River.
The $110 million National Infrastructure Project Assistance program grant is one of nine awarded nationwide and will go toward the estimated $294 million project to replace the Lindsay C. Warren Bridge completed in 1962.
A nor-easter in May exacerbated already difficult conditions for transportation and businesses that rely on navigable Outer Banks inlets, as officials contend with both federal and private dredge fleets that are stretched thin.
Dana Matics, assistant operations project manager with the Army Corps of Engineers, will give a talk April 19 on “Cape Fear River Locks and Dams: Past, Present, and Future” at the Southport Community Building.
Second in a new special reporting series on federal infrastructure spending and North Carolina’s navigation needs looks at the federal funds secured to maintain navigational channels and inlets in Dare and Hyde counties.
Millions of dollars in federal spending are set to be put to use clearing shoaling in North Carolina’s inlets, harbors and channels. First in a new special reporting series.
The public may comment until Nov. 1 on a proposed ranking system for prioritizing wastewater and drinking water construction projects for funding from the Viable Utility Reserve.
Carteret County commissioners voted 4-3 Monday to accept an offer from a private company to purchase the county-owned water system for $9.5 million.
The Coast Guard Cutter Steelhead officially arrived Aug. 6 to its new homeport at U.S. Coast Guard Station Fort Macon in Carteret County.
A recently commissioned Coast Guard cutter bears the name of an enlisted Coastguardsman from Carteret County, who received the Silver Star for his heroism during World War II.
Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has begun frequent water sampling in response to Greensboro reporting 1,4 dioxane discharge detected in wastewater that flows into the Cape Fear River.
Carteret County commissioners have voted to table a decision to sell or retain the county water system until next month’s meeting.
Carteret County commissioners will decide Monday during its regular meeting whether or not to accept a bid of $9.5 million from Carolina Water Service to purchase the county water system.
The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board has named Kenneth Waldroup as executive director.
The State Water Infrastructure Authority’s Viable Utility Reserve Committee will meet online 9:30 a.m. Friday to discuss distressed units.