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South Island Emergency Beach Renourishment Project Updates

The beach area between 31-41 South Beach Lagoon Drive is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction.

Red line indicates the restricted construction area. Green line represents completed areas. Click on the base of the Red Flag on Map to view the current active construction area.

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Project Updates

  • 9/1/2017 - South Island Emergency Beach Fill ProjectThe Town hereby announces the pending completion of the southern segment of the above referenced project. Sand placement between Green Winged Teal Road and Brown Pelican Road is expected to be completed this afternoon or early this evening. This segment includes the Tower Beach access. Overnight, the project pipeline is expected to be removed from the newly constructed berm thereby restoring complete access to the beach. Sand placement activities will then commence at Green Winged Teal Road and advance northward to East Beach Lagoon Drive in coming weeks. Read more...

  • 8/18/2017 - South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project
    Within the next 3 days the Marinex Construction, Inc. cutterhead suction dredge Savannah, along with attendant tug boats, barges and support vessels are expected to arrive in local waters. The dredge will be temporarily anchored near the mouth of Calibogue Sound. The dredge will be taken off tow and made ready to commence the Town's beach renourishment project on or about August 21, 2017. Read more...

  • 8/9/2017 - South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project - Schedule Update
    The Town hereby announces the intention of our contractor, Marinex Construction to commence with mobilization activities associated with the above referenced project on August 15, 2017. Stakeholder interests should expect to see significant marine based activity in the area. Marinex is planning for a water based mobilization with equipment and pipeline both being barged in. A barge landing is expected to occur at South Beach. The contractor expects to place his submerged pipeline landing in the vicinity of Beach Marker 19 (near Green Winged Teal Street) starting on August 15. Read more...

  • 7/27/2017 - South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project - Schedule Update
    In upcoming weeks, preliminary activities associated with the South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project will commence. In particular, pre-project surveys of both the beach and our offshore borrow sites will be conducted. Both land and water based survey crews will be present and active within the project limits and offshore at the Barrett Shoal borrow site. The mobilization of equipment and requisite pipeline will take place during mid-August. The project limits extend along the beachfront from near Brown Pelican Road (Beach Marker 12) to near East Beach Lagoon Drive (Beach Marker 34) within Sea Pines. The initial project schedule indicates that the placement of sand should commence August 27, 2017, at South Beach, near the Tower Beach Club in the Sea Pines Resort. Work is expected to advance northward toward Beach Lagoon Drive. Read more...