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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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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Disaster Debris Removal Scheduled for Duck

The Town of Duck has contracted services for Disaster Debris removal.  This pick-up is limited to debris related specifically to Hurricane Matthew.  Contractors are expected to begin work in Duck on Monday, October 31.  Yard and household debris generated by convenience clearing is not eligible for pick-up.  All storm generated debris must be placed street […]

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Sand Fencing

Town of Duck Assessment teams have reported that following Hurricane Matthew, the beaches throughout Duck appear to have withstood the storm fairly well, and even are accumulating sand. This would be a great time to add sand fencing. To find out how to proceed with installing sand fencing, please contact Sandy Cross, Permit Coordinator/CAMA LPO […]

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Duck Fire Open House Planned for October 11

Duck, NC  — Duck Fire Department invites the public to the Public Safety Building located at 1259 Duck Road for an open house on Tuesday, October 11th from 5:00 -7:00 p.m. Activities include learning how to use a fire extinguisher, climbing aboard a fire truck and more.  This year, participants will learn about fire safety […]

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Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins

Posted May 15, 2016 Every year between May 15th and September 15th mother sea turtles crawl up on the beaches of the Outer Banks to lay their eggs.  There are four species of sea turtles who lay their eggs on the beaches of Duck and the Outer Banks but the majority who nest here are […]

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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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Beach Nourishment Bid Update & FAQs

The Town has been working on the beach nourishment project since the original “Erosion and Shoreline Management Feasibility Study” was completed in May 2013. Over $1 million has been spent to date in engineering, permitting and legal fees (costs related to obtaining easements) to bring the project to construction. These costs have not been funded […]

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Winter Storm Warning issued for Friday 2/12/16

UPDATE (4:47 p.m.) 2/11/16:  Winter Storm Warning has been issued instead of Winter Weather Advisory .  A Warning is more significant than an Advisory and indicates accumulations of snow and ice are likely, especially north of Oregon Inlet starting as early as mid morning Friday into late Friday evening,  We could see between 1-3 inches as well as […]

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