April 29, 2015, Jupiter, Florida, U.S.A., Stewart Materials, Inc., (SMI) today announced it has successfully supplied nearly 400,000 tons of custom beach sand for two projects in Palm Beach County. Widely acknowledged as the thought leader, supplying inland sourced beach sand for large beach renourishment projects; Stewart Materials supplied 338,495 tons of sand for placement on Jupiter Beach and 56,183 tons for Singer Island.
Palm Beach County
In early November, the Palm Beach County began hauling 200,000 cubic yards of sand for a beach renourishment project south of Jupiter Inlet. Approximately 120 truckloads of sand per day will travel from a mine in St. Lucie County via I-95 and Indiantown Road to a staging area in Carlin Park. The trucks will avoid hauling during the peak morning rush hour in order to minimize impacts on traffic.