News Flash

Posted on: March 20, 2019

March 20, 2018

The Town met with its beach nourishment dredging contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock on March 14, 2019, for a pre-construction meeting.

Great Lakes representatives said they plan to start mobilizing equipment in mid to late March and hope to begin cons...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: March 6, 2019

March 6, 2019

Dr. Tim Kana of Coastal Science and Engineering, the Town's beach nourishment engineering firm, gave an update on the summer 2019 nourishment project at the March 6, 2019 meeting of Nags Head's Board of Commissioners.

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019

According to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, the dredging contractor for the upcoming beach nourishment project, we will, for most of the spring and summer, have two hopper dredges working off our shore. Therefore, there will be two closed construction beach...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: June 6, 2018

June 20, 2018

At their June 20, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners approved several items related to contracting and funding for the Town’s 2018 beach nourishment project.

  • The Board awarded the Hurricane Matthew beach restoration projec...
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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has officially obligated $16,233,837.14 in funding to replace sand lost on the beach as a result of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. During the project,  which will take place in 2019 as part of Na...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: May 2, 2018

May 5, 2018

Watch the latest video update regarding our 2019 beach renourishment project.

Beach Nourishment
Posted on: May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018

At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town's beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget.Plans for the Town&rsq...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: April 5, 2018

April 5, 2018

The Board of Commissioners met yesterday. The official decision to nourish in 2018 or 2019 has not been made.  Staff nor the Board have been able to determine a funding scenario to borrow the additional $16M in funding necessary to fund the 2018 ...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018

The Town has received the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) permits for the 2019 beach nourishment project.

US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Assessment and State of Findings  US Army Corps of Engineers Permit No. SAW-2017-02098  US A...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018

Bids for the Nags Head beach renourishment project were received on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Four bids, submitted from Dutra Group (Dutra), Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), Manson Construction Company (Manson), and Weeks Marine (Weeks), were...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: February 1, 2018

February 1, 2018

Our goal is still to nourish in 2018. We hope to receive permits for the project in mid-March and, at this time, expect our Board of Commissioners to vote if a 2018 project is feasible in mid-April or early May.With this latest schedule in mind, should we...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018

The Town is still working to nourish 10 miles of our beach, from 2919 S. Virginia Dare Tr. (the Bonnett Street public beach access near Mile Post 11) south to the town line with the National Park Service, in the summer of 2018.This project has many aspect...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017

Staff gave an update on Nags Head's nourishment project at a November 15, 2017 Board of Commissioners special meeting. View the presentation, read the schedule, or view the schedule in a Gantt chart.

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017

Watch an update on the Town's beach renourishment project from the November 1, 2017 Board of Commissioners meeting. To watch the entire meeting, click here.

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: October 1, 2017

October 2017

We have applied for permits with the goal of conducting beach nourishment during the summer of 2018. Our plan is to place sand in the same 10 mile long area that we nourished in our 2011 project. This area starts at the north terminus of the Bonnet Street...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017 Project Longevity

Project engineers Coastal Science & Engineering estimate that Reach 4 will last six years based on an increase in the planned unit volumes to ~150% of the 2011 project. Reach 4 began to have dune escarpment issues by ~Year 4 after the 2011 project. Th...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Shoreline Management Public Input Meetings April 15 and 19, 2017

Two meetings were held to discuss shoreline management recommendations. Watch a video of Town Engineer David Ryan's presentation from the April 19, 2017 meeting or view a hard copy of the presentation he gave at both meetings.

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Beach Nourishment