Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project (NTB/Surf City - Federal Project)
Project initiated: 2002
Estimated Total Cost: $138,493,000
NTB Share: $50,000,000
Location (NTB): South end of North Topsail Beach from CBRA line (approx. 3834 Island Dr.) to Surf City Line.
Coverage Area: 9.9 miles (including Surf City portion)
Amount of Sand: 11.9 million cubic yards (initial construction)
Expected Results: 15' dune 25' wide + 7' berm 50' wide
Renourishment Cycle: Every 6 years (2.6 million cubic yards of sand)
Status of Project: On August 27, 2010 the Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the project for final state and agency review (by unanimous vote). The plan is to have a signed Chief's report December 14, 2010 and a signed Record of Decision by May 2011. Assuming the project receives a contingent authorization in the Water Resources Development Act in December 2010 and a new construction start in Fiscal Year 2013, the Project Partnership Agreement could be executed by March 2013, with a contruction contract awarded in September 2014 and construction beginning in November 2014. See below for latest update.
LATEST UPDATE: Refer to TISPC monthly reports found on Current Agenda Packet page.
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