The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently seeking bids for maintenance dredging and beach renourishment in Carolina Beach, Kure Beach and Bald Head Island. Per the notice, the work is not to begin before November 16, 2012 and must be completed by April 30, 2013.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District requires a contract to
provide Maintenance Dredging, Wilmington Inner Harbor and Carolina Beach and
Kure Beach Storm Damage Reduction, New Hanover and Brunswick Counties, North
Carolina. The work shall consist of dredging, transporting, placing and shaping
beach fill and performing all pre and post construction beach surveys. The
borrow area for Carolina Beach is located in Carolina Beach Inlet and the borrow
area for Kure Beach is located offshore. Required in place beach fill will be
approximately 700,000 cubic yards on Carolina Beach and 400,000 cubic yards on
All beach work will not begin until 16 November and must be completed by 30
April. Dredging with pipeline dredges will be limited to the period of 16
November through 30 April to comply with the beach disposal window. Hopper
dredging will only be allowed from 1 December through 31 March to comply with
the environmental window...
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