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Bogue Banks Beach Nourishment

Four projects completed between 2001 and 2007 with total 4.9 million cubic yards at costs of $40,000,000.

Emerald Isle, Indian Beach, Pine Knoll Shores & Carteret County, North Carolina

Carteret County and Towns of Emerald Isle, Indian Beach and Pine Knoll Shores, NC

Project Engineer: J.W. (Bill) Forman, Jr., P.E.

Project Highlights

  • Conducted planning, project design, and construction administration.
  • Nourishment from offshore borrow areas using ocean certified trailer suction hopper and hydraulic cutter-head dredges.
  • Provided construction administration including successfully resolution of construction delays and subsequent claims resulting from schedule slippage, turtle takes and tires in the borrow areas.
  • Prepared environmental assessments and impact statements including economic analyses, essential fish habitat assessments and SEPA/NEPA coordination.
  • Completed state and federal permitting of first large scale non-federally funded beach nourishment project in North Carolina using offshore sand sources.