Rapid Beach Assessment Surveys 2019

APTIM, engineers for the 2017 beach nourishment project, are contracted with the Town to conduct annual profile surveys to assess beach and dune conditions. In addition to the annual surveys, the Duck Town Council has approved a supplemental survey technique allowing the use of drone technology to assist in rapid assessment beach surveys prior to […]

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Beach Profile Survey Work Continues

Crews from coastal engineering firm APTIM will continue their beach profile surveys today, June 14. Surveyors will be on the beach in a white pickup truck and a silver Jeep.  Thank you for your patience and understanding during the survey work.  Please feel free to contact the Town of Duck with questions or concerns: info@townofduck.com […]

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Beach Profile Survey Work Begins

Survey crews with APTIM, engineers for the beach nourishment project, will be working in Town beginning in the south and heading north working on the next beach profile survey. Crews will be working both on the beach and in a boat that will come very close to shore at times to get readings. Please be […]

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Beach Profile Survey Work to Begin

Mobilization of survey crews with APTIM, engineers from the beach nourishment project, will begin this weekend. This survey work could begin as early as Sunday, June 10 and is anticipated to continue through the week and potentially into the following weekend. You can expect to see a pick up truck or two on the beach […]

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2017 Beach Profile Report Available

The Town of Duck Shoreline and Volume Change Monitoring Report is now available for viewing. This data and analysis gathered in the report will be used for comparison of future shoreline monitoring efforts. The full report, as well as the broken down sections can be viewed at the link below: Town of Duck, North Carolina […]

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Post Construction Beach Profile Surveys Being Conducted

Post construction beach profile surveys are being conducted along the Town of Duck, Southern Shores, Kill Devil Hills and Kitty Hawk to document construction achievements and establish a baseline for future monitoring. Surveying of each beach profile includes a topographic survey of the dune, berm, and foreshore section of the beach, while a bathymetric survey […]

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Beach Grass Planting Program

The Town of Duck seeks volunteers to participate in a new program to supplement planting in the beach nourishment area. This is a fun way to get out to the beach in the off season, develop relationships with your neighbors, and give back to your community. You don’t need to live in the nourishment area, […]

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Beach Nourishment Project Update – November 8, 2017

Town Council approved a budget amendment at their November regular meeting to allow for the installation of a second row of sand fencing in the nourishment area.  The hope is to capitalize on the abundant sand source while the wind is consistently blowing in the fall and winter months. Staff has recommended a second row […]

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Beach Nourishment Update- June 29, 2017

That moment that we’ve all been anxiously awaiting is here…the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project is complete! The Dodge and Padre Islands wrapped up last night and have demobilized to Kill Devil Hills. Please continue to exercise caution and patience while GLDD work as quickly as possible to remove equipment from the beach, which […]

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