Project Status and Updates

Beach Nourishment Update- June 26, 2017

The construction zone remains approximately between approximately 111 Bufflehead Rd and Pintail Dr. They have almost finished constructing the dune in this area and will open it to foot traffic as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience during these final stages! There will be a final Duck public update meeting on the project […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 25, 2017

The construction area has been extended to between approximately 111 Bufflehead Rd and Pintail Dr. Whenever possible, beach access is available by walking along the constructed dune to the open areas. Please continue to exercise caution while on the dune in the construction zones. Thank you for your patience during the final stages of this […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 22, 2017

The Liberty Island has completed its work in Duck! They are now heading to Kill Devil Hills to begin work there. They completed the area of beach from approximately 147 Bufflehead Dr. to the southern taper of the project just past 137 Spindrift Ln. This accounts for about a half a mile, or 2,375 feet, […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 21, 2017

Crews are still working on the Dianne St. subline to correct a mechanical issue. The Dodge Island is making its way back to Duck to resume work, anticipated to resume later this evening. The construction zone for this area remains between approximately 113 Bufflehead Rd. and 127 Mallard Dr. GLDD is currently demobilizing the Liberty […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 20, 2017

The Dodge and Padre Islands have completed the section of beach between the Dianne St. and Ocean Bay Blvd. sublines. All beach and accesses north of 127 Mallard Dr. are complete and open! GLDD is currently experiencing mechanical issues with the Liberty Island dredge, as well as the Dianne St. subline. They are working to […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 19, 2017

The Liberty Island is working to pump north until they mobilize to Kill Devil Hills. The current construction zone for this site is between approximately 131 and 151 Bufflehead Dr. The Dodge and Padre Islands continue work north of the Dianne St. subline with GLDD anticipating completion of this section very soon. When completed, they […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 18, 2017

The Liberty Island construction zone has been slightly extended to between 135 and 159 Bufflehead Rd. The Dodge and Padre Island construction zone has been slightly extended to between 123 Dianne St. and 119 Sea Tern Dr.

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 17, 2017

The Liberty Island completed the southern boundary late this afternoon. They will now flip the shore pipe and head north from the Widgeon St. .subline until it is time to mobilize to Kill Devil Hills. The new construction area is from approximately 141 Bufflehead and 155 Bufflehead. The Dodge and Padre Islands are making progress […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 16, 2017

The Liberty Island is still pumping to the south and expected to complete that end by tomorrow. They will then flip the shore pipe and pump north from the Widgeon St. subline until ready to mobilize to Kill Devil Hills. The active construction zone for this area is approximately between 123 Spindrift Ln. and the […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 15, 2017

The Dodge and Padre Islands have completed pumping from the Ocean Bay Blvd subline and are now back at the Dianne St. subline working north to meet the completed work. Please be aware that the Ocean Bay Blvd subline is still present in the water and fenced off. GLDD will begin demobilizing this subline soon […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 14, 2017

A public meeting was held today, June 14, in the Paul F. Keller Meeting Hall. At this meeting, Coastal Planning and Engineering and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) presented an update on the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project. A video recording is available for viewing here, on our Town website, and social media […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 12, 2017

The Dodge and Padre Islands have completed the pad at the Dianne St. subline and have begun pumping north. The active construction zone for this area is now approximately between 127 Mallard Dr. and 109 Bufflehead Dr. The Liberty Island site continues pumping to the south. That active construction zone has shifted south to between […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 11, 2017

The northern section near Carrol Dr. is open to the public. Please use caution as there is still equipment on the beach with signage asking to stay clear. Currently, there are pipes still on the beach with sand ramps maintained for water access. The Dodge and Padre Islands have begun working at the Dianne St. […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 10, 2017

Sea conditions continued to improve throughout the day yesterday. The Dodge and Padre Islands continued with construction south until around 12:30 p.m. today. They are now transitioning to the Dianne St. subline. There is still some construction equipment present in the northern area between approximately Carroll Dr. and 123 Sea Tern Dr. All accesses and […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 9, 2017

Weather and sea conditions improved overnight enough to bring all three dredges back on-site and resume work! The northern construction zone is still between approximately 129 Acorn Ave. and 125 Sea Tern Dr. The southern construction zone remains approximately between 163 Bufflehead Rd. and 119 Spindrift Ln. GLDD is allowing passage along the top of […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 8, 2017

Weather conditions continue to put a hold on dredging. In looking at the forecast, GLDD anticipates bringing the dredges back either late tonight or early tomorrow morning to resume work. The Dodge and Padre Island construction zone in the northern section has shifted south to approximately between 129 Acorn Ave. and 125 Sea Tern Dr. […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 7, 2017

Due to weather conditions causing unsafe working conditions at sea, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) will demobilize all three dredges to Norfolk, VA for safe harbor until conditions improve. During demobilization, the work areas on the beach will be consolidated until the day that the dredges return. The weather forecast suggests the dredges may […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 6, 2017

As of today, June 6, all three dredges are operational and hard at work. The Liberty Island dredge arrived back on-site June 5 and resumed dredging around 5:45 that evening. As of this morning, June 6, the construction zone for the Liberty Island was widened to just north of access at the South end of […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 5, 2017

At approximately 2:00 a.m. this morning Great Lakes finished the northern taper and flipped the pipe to begin working south at the Ocean Bay Blvd subline. The completed section of beach and accesses north of Ocean Bay Blvd are now open. They are now working south with the active construction zone currently extending from Ocean […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 4, 2017

The Liberty Island dredge is still undergoing repairs but is anticipated to return soon. We will post information on its return to work once it is received. Once the north end is complete, Great Lakes will then return to Ocean Bay Blvd. and work south. The new construction zone is from approximately Ocean Pines to […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 3, 2017

The Liberty Island dredge is still undergoing repairs but is anticipated to return soon. We will post information on its return to work once it is received. The Dodge and Padre Island dredges continue working North with the active construction zone moved between Ocean Bay Blvd. and 148 Skimmer Way.

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 2, 2017

The Dodge and Padre Islands are working well together at the North end of the project zone. They have been alternating pumping since around 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 1. The pad has been completed and the shore pipeline has been flipped to begin pumping North at this location. The construction zone for this end […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 1, 2017

On May 31, 2017, a public meeting was held in the Paul F. Keller Meeting Hall at 1:00 p.m. At this meeting, Coastal Planning and Engineering and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) presented an update on the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project. A video recording is available for viewing here, on our Town […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- May 30, 2017

The Dodge Island is still pumping south to build a pad to store equipment and will switch the pipe to work north as soon as this is complete. The current construction zone is from 124 Sound Sea Ave. to 128 Flight Dr. The Liberty Island pump-out site is closed between 155 Bufflehead and 132 North […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- May 29, 2017

The Dodge Island dredge arrived on-site and began pumping operations around 6:30 p.m. On Sunday, May 28. The Dodge Island will be pumping south for about 24 hours to build a pad to store equipment before switching the shore pipe to work north from the Ocean Bay Blvd. subline while the Liberty Island continues working […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- May 28, 2017

The Dodge Island dredge will be on-site today and is expected to begin pumping this evening near Ocean Bay Blvd after they conduct their pre-dredge checklist items. They will work north from this area. The Padre Island dredge is still anticipated to be on-site by the end of the month.

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Beach Nourishment Update- May 27, 2017

Great Lakes has completed the first 200 feet of the beach with fill north of the Widgeon Dr. subline to around 149 Bufflehead Rd. They are now working south with approximately a 500 foot active construction zone between 147 and 157 Bufflehead Rd., which includes the completed section at this time. Currently there is equipment […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- May 26, 2017

What a beautiful day to kick off the Memorial Day Weekend! Check out the newly nourished portion of the beach. The Liberty Island will continue working South from the Widgeon Dr. subline to the end of the Southern boundary including the taper.

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Beach Nourishment Update- May 25, 2017

On May 25, 2017, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) reported that they intend to make a small alteration to the schedule for the Liberty Island Dredge. The dredge has begun work at the Widgeon Dr. subline and will continue progress North for a few days for a shorter but undetermined distance. The shore pipeline […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- May 24, 2017

The Liberty Island dredge arrived in the Town of Duck on Tuesday, May 23 and commenced operations around 10:20 p.m. with pumping onto the beach happening around 11:30 p.m. It takes approximately 45 minutes to pump the material from the dredge onto the beach. The dredge will then return to the borrow area to refill […]

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Beach Nourishment to Begin This Week

The Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project is anticipated to begin the afternoon of Tuesday, May 23. The Liberty Island dredge will start on the beach near Widgeon Road and move North. The Dodge Island and Padre Island dredges are anticipated to arrive later this month and begin work at the Ocean Bay Boulevard subline. […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- May 19, 2017

Coastal Planning & Engineering, the Town’s coastal engineers, along with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD), contractors for the Town of Duck project, made a presentation with project updates to the Town Council during the mid-month meeting on Wednesday, May 17. That presentation is available for viewing on the Town’s YouTube channel here. The projected […]

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Beach Nourishment Pre-Construction Surveys Complete

The Town has received the Pre-Construction Survey and Pre-Construction Survey with the Design Template. The numbers in black at the top of the Pre-Construction Survey correspond with the 500 foot profile intervals indicated on the end of the document and the Pre-Construction Survey with the Design Template document . For reference, the approximate address location […]

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Town of Duck Beach Nourishment Update May 9, 2017

The Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project is anticipated to begin dredging operations around May 20th. Please note that this is still a tentative schedule and is subject to change. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) is now anticipating the use of three dredges (the Liberty Island, the Dodge, and Padre Island), rather than one, […]

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Updated Beach Nourishment Project Schedule

The contractor for the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment Project, and for the Towns of Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk projects, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD), has provided an updated projected schedule for the beach nourishment work.  The construction dates for Duck, originally scheduled for April 1 to approximately June 1, 2017, is […]

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NC Local Government Commission Approves Bonds

June 8, 2016 The application requesting approval of issuance of the Beach Nourishment Project – Special Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed: $6,963,000 – G.S. 1591-30 was formally approved by the North Carolina Local Government Commission on June 7, 2016 The Commission also approved the selection of the following financing team members for […]

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Shoreline Monitoring Report Available

The Town of Duck Shoreline & Volume Change Monitoring Report is now available.  The report evaluates the performance of the beach in Duck, and provides an updated storm vulnerability analysis.  Data collected in May 2015 by Coastal Planning & Engineering (CPE-NC) was used to update shoreline and volume change analyses conducted during the feasibility study […]

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Dare Commissioners Accept Beach Nourishment Bid

At a special meeting held March 17, the Dare County Board of Commissioners accepted the bid from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, and Town of Kill Devil Hills. The award is contingent on approval from the Local Government Commission.The […]

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Board of Commissioners to Consider Beach Nourishment Bids

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 10, 2016 County of Dare, Department of Public Relations The Dare County Board of Commissioners will meet on March 17 to review and approve bids received from dredge contractors for the beach nourishment project that encompasses the Town of Duck, Town of Kitty Hawk, and Town of Kill Devil Hills. Four […]

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BEACH NOURISHMENT PROJECT BIDS UPDATE – FEBRUARY 16, 2016

Town of Duck Statement – February 16, 2016 Bids for the Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk Beach Nourishment Project were received on February 9, 2016. Bids were provided by three contractors and all three bids exceeded the funding available for the project and were rejected. Work is being done to ensure a contract will be […]

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Beach Nourishment Project Bids Update – February 12, 2016

Town of Duck Statement – February 12, 2016 Bids for the Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk Beach Nourishment Project were received on February 9, 2016.  Bids were provided by three contractors and all three bids exceeded the funding available for the project.  In addition, proposed schedules included in the bids indicated that all […]

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Beach Nourishment Project on Track

The Town of Duck Beach Nourishment Project is currently on schedule.  Solicitation for bids for the project, which also includes the Towns of Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk, began on December 9th with a well attended pre-bid meeting held on December 15th.  Bids for the project are due on February 9, 2016.  The bid […]

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September 29, 2015 – #2

Re-submittal of Comprehensive Marine Sand Search and Borrow Area Design Report: Towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk, and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina (appendices below), prepared by Coastal Planning & Engineering of North Carolina, Inc. Appendix 1 – Scope of Services Appendix 2 – CPENC Individual Beach Granulometric Reports Update Appendix 3 – CPENC Indivudual Beach Grain Size […]

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July 2015

Dare County, NC, Duck-Kitty Hawk-Kill Devil Hills 2015 Hydrographic and Topographic Survey Report, prepared by CB&I Coastal Planning & Engineering, Inc. (This a large file; therefore, you will be taken away from the Town of Duck website to box.com to view and/or download the file.) Field Book Document 1 Field Book Document 2 Additional files […]

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June 2015

Comprehensive Marine Sand Search and Borrow Area Design Report: Towns of Duck, Kitty Hawk, and Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina (appendices below), prepared by Coastal Planning & Engineering of North Carolina, Inc. Appendix 1 – Scope of Services Appendix 2 – CPENC Individual Beach Granulometric Reports Appendix 3 – CPENC Indivudual Beach Grain Size Distribution […]

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May 2015

Town of Duck North Carolina Erosion & Shoreline Management Design Report (full report), prepared by Coastal Planning & Engineering of North Carolina, Inc. This comprehensive engineering report includes all data that has been collected to date, and documents the process employed to develop a shoreline protection project for the Town of Duck. Visit the Beach […]

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March 4, 2015

The Duck Town Council voted unanimously to approve the establishment of two Municipal Service Districts (MSDs) (MSD A and MSD B) related to the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment Project. Over 50 people were in attendance and three people spoke. In preparation for this public hearing, a report was prepared, which includes information on the […]

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February 19, 2015

PENC Presentation of Storm Damage Reduction Project by Ken Willson and Julien Devisse during Duck Town Council Annual Retreat. During the retreat, Christopher Layton, Town Manager, gave a Beach Nourishment MSD Update. The links take you to the power point presentations. Click here to view a video of the presentation given by CPENC. A video […]

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Public Notice from the Corps of Engineers, January 15, 2015

The Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, received an application from the Town of Duck seeking Department of the Army authorization to dredge 1.061 million cubic yards of beach-quality sediments from two offshore borrow sources, and deposit the material along approximately 1.7 mile-section of oceanfront shoreline, in the Town of Duck, Dare County, North Carolina. For […]

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November 5, 2014

Duck Town Council approves for public hearing on March 4, 2015, a plan which would apportion the payment of the town’s portion of the beach nourishment project costs as follows: 20% to be paid through the Town’s General Fund (no additional tax will be levied by the Council), 40% will be paid by oceanfront property […]

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May 21, 2014

Coastal Planning and Engineering provided a report on the project during the Town Council Mid-Month Meeting on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. You may now view the power point presentation slides on the Storm Damage Reduction Project Update by Coastal Planning & Engineering. View the video of the Beach Nourishment Presentation here. This was taped during […]

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February 20, 2014

CPENC Presentation Feb 20 2014 Town of Duck Coastal Planning and Engineering provided a report on the project to date during the 2014 Annual Town of Duck Council Retreat. View the presentation made by Ken Willson of CP&E. (note, this was a 2 hour portion of the two-day retreat and may load slowly). Also presented […]

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December 23, 2013

CPENC Final Report and Submission of Geological Data (BOEM Authorization for Geological Prospecting for Mineral Resources or Scientific Research on the Outer Continental Shelf Related to Mineral Other Than Oil, Gas, and Sulphur: Authorization Number E13-001)

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November 2013

CPENC Town of Duck Topographic and Hydrographic Beach Survey Report CPENC 2013 Town of Duck Beach Survey Report

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September 18, 2013

View a video of the Town Council Meeting by clicking here. Presentation Slides discussed with Town Council by Christopher Layton, Town Manager: Proposed Beach Nourishment Funding.

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May 15, 2013

Erosion & Shoreline Management Feasibility Study Presentation presented by Coastal Planning and Engineering during the May 15, 2013 Council Meeting.

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May 14, 2013

Final Erosion & Shoreline Management Feasibility Study Report prepared by Coastal Planning and Engineering.

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February 2013

Erosion Mitigation and Shoreline Management Feasibility Study presentation during Council retreat by Coastal Planning and Engineering.

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