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Sand trucks back on the road for Collier beach project

A new Collier beach renourishment project begins Monday, but the trucks will take a different route than last time. The $2.5 million project is smaller than the county’s 2013 project and trucks carrying sand from an inland mine will avoid a congested stretch of Corkscrew Road.

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2014 Naples Beach Renourishment

On October 28, 2014 the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) approved the Naples Beach Renourishment Project.  Contract 14-6354 was awarded to Phillips and Jordan, Inc. to provide and haul sand to the Naples Beach.  Stewart Mining in Immokalee will provide sand for this project which is currently being stockpiled. 


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Collier set to go on another beach project

Collier County is set to begin another, smaller, beach renourishment project in November using truck hauls from an inland sand mine. The work will patch sections of beach washed away when Tropical Storm Debby passed Southwest Florida June 2012.

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Pelican Bay beach project wraps up, Collier sand-hauling over

The coast is clear at Collier County beaches with the final renourishment project of the winter completed at Pelican Bay. “We’ve finished. The (sand) hauling was completed Tuesday,” said Gary McAlpin, director of Collier County government’s Coastal Zone Management office.

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State Of The City Beach Renourishment Completion

I am extremely proud that the 2013 beach renourishment was completed ahead of schedule, on budget, and without any major issues. The Vanderbilt Beach sector began on October 14th and was completed on November 14th with delivery of 89,927 tons. The Park Shore sector began on October 16th and was completed on December 6th with 122,500 tons delivered. 

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Vanderbilt Beach Renourishment Project

On September 10, 2013 the Board of County Commissioner approved the Collier County Beach Renourishment Project for contractors to perform the upcoming beach renourishment work.  The contract includes Vanderbilt and Pelican Bay beaches and Park Shore and Naples Portion of this project.  Stewart Mining in Immokalee will provide sand for this project which is currently being stockpiled.

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Dredging underway at Doctors Pass

After months of controversy, a popular Naples waterway is finally being dredged. Big storms — mostly from last year — filled Doctors Pass with sand, making water so shallow it’s dangerous for boaters. “It was actually inoperable is what it amounts to. It was a safety hazard as well as an inconvenience,” said Jerry Watkins, a Naples boater and resident.

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2013 Beach Renourishment

On September 10, 2013 the Board of County Commissioner (BCC) approved the Collier County Beach Renourishment Project for staff recommendation of two (2) truck haul/placement contractors to perform the upcoming beach renourishment work (BCC Executive Summary).

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Immokalee sand welcomed on Naples beaches?

Nick Stewart already has an empty spot picked out to stockpile the sand he plans to make for truck haulers to deliver to Naples beaches. It’s in a corner of the white sandy production area at the Stewart Mine north of Immokalee, where crews put tons of sand in towering piles every day for everything from building roads to maintaining golf courses.

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Bathtub Reef Beach reopens to beachgoers after five month closure

Bathtub Beach is back in business, although beachgoers may notice things look different from what they did before it closed.


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