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Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project


Corps awards contract for Pinellas County beach renourishment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded a contract on September 27 to Norfolk Dredging Company, of Chesapeake, Virginia, for $36,569,582.00, for the Pinellas County Beach Renourishment Project, part of the Pinellas County Storm Protection Project. Norfolk will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Pinellas County using dredge material from Egmont Shoals as well as Johns Pass. [Read More]
Published: Sep-28-17

Sand Key project to repair damages from Hurricane Hermine

The recently approved Pinellas County Shore Protection Project will repair damages sustained from Hurricane Hermine to the Sand Key Segment. The project is approved under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency Act (Public Law 84-99), which authorizes activities for repair of federally authorized shore protection projects threatened or damaged by coastal storms. The project is set to begin this September and could last four months. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-17

Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project begins

Jacksonville, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced today that construction operations will begin for the Pinellas County Beach Erosion Control Project in July. A portion of the work is in response to impacts from Tropical Storm Debby’s passage in 2012, and is 100 percent federally funded under the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FCCE) program. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-14