Status Update

March 12th, 2013:Beach fill operations for the Perdido Key segment, and the beach renourishment project as a whole, were completed today. The dredge Bayport has departed and demobilization efforts are underway. Beach tilling and grooming operations will occur in Gulf State Park this month and in Orange Beach/Perdido Key in late April 2013.

All dates and positions are approximate.

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WKRG – Rebuilding Baldwin Beaches (January 3, 2013)

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Prior Updates

March 9th, 2013:Beach fill operations are approximately 75% complete on Perdido Key. Eastward fill operations are complete and the work is now progress westward toward the WindDrift Condominium and Gulf State Park (FL Point).

March 7th 2013:Beach fill operations are approximately 50% complete on Perdido Key. Eastward fill operations are complete and the work is now progress westward toward the WindDrift Condominium and Gulf State Park (FL Point).

March 2nd, 2013:Beach fill operations are nearing completion in Gulf State Park. Fill operations on Perdido Key are expected to begin today.

February 23rd, 2013:Beach fill operations have moved to the center of Gulf State Park and are progressing eastward. Fill operations will flip to westward today.

February 18th, 2013:Beach fill operations have moved to the center of Gulf State Park from the west end of Orange Beach. Cleanup operations in the west end of Orange Beach are ongoing.

February 15th, 2013:Beach fill operations are currently progressing westward from the Hilton Garden Inn/Harbor Place area, progressing westward toward Gulf State Park (approx.) Cleanup and final dressing activities are occurring from Harbor Place eastward to the Romar House B&B.

February 11th, 2013:Beach fill operations have shifted to the Hilton Garden Inn area, progressing eastward to Phoenix West II (approx.) Cleanup and final dressing activities are occurring from Phoenix I/II to Nordic Villas.

February 8th, 2013:Beach fill operations have reached Cross Lane from the west and have moved to the Phoenix I/II area, progressing westward to Nordic Villas. Cleanup and final dressing activities are occurring from Phoenix I/II to Cross Lane.

February 4th, 2013: Beach fill operations have reached Cross Lane from the east and have moved to the Phoenix I/II area, progressing eastward back to Cross Lane.

January 31st, 2013: Beach fill operations are currently progressing westward from the Romar Vista Place area of Orange Beach.

January 22nd, 2013: Beach fill operations have moved to the Romar Vista Place area of Orange Beach. Work is progressing eastward toward Seachase and on toward the west side of the Hampton Inn hotel

January 21st, 2013: Beach fill operations have moved to the Cotton Bayou area of Orange Beach. Beach fill toward Turquoise Place has been completed, and work is progressing westward near the Hampton Inn hotel, west of the the HW 161 intersection.

January 17th, 2013:Beach fill operations have moved to the Cotton Bayou area of Orange Beach. Beach fill toward Turquoise Place has been completed, and work is progressing westward in front the Cotton Bayou parking lot area, moving toward the HW 161 intersection.

January 14th, 2013:Beach fill operations have moved to the Cotton Bayou area of Orange Beach. Work will proceed eastward toward the Turquoise Place complex, before switching and proceeding westward along the Orange Beach shoreline. Equipment is being removed along the eastern Gulf Shores shoreline.

January 10th, 2013:Beach fill has been completed eastward to E. 3rd St. Currently, operations are progressing eastward from the 400 block of EAST Beach Blvd. toward the fishing pier at Gulf State Park. Equipment is being removed along the Gulf Place area.

January 4th, 2013:Beach fill has been completed eastward to W. 2nd St. Currently, operations are progressing westward from the 400 block of EAST Beach Blvd. westward to Gulf Place and W. 2nd Street to tie into the completed fill area.

January 1st, 2013:West-to-East dredging and beach fill activities with the Bayport have been completed to W. 2nd Street and have jumped to between E. 3rd and E. 4th Streets and are now progressing westward toward the Sea’N’Suds and Gulf Place.

December 27th, 2012:Dredging and beach fill activities with the Bayport are progressing eastward from the 700 block of W. Beach Blvd. toward W. 2nd St. on the west side of Gulf Place.

December 18th, 2012: Dredging and beach fill activities with the Bayport are progressing eastward from the 900 block of W. Beach Blvd. toward W. 2nd St. on the west side of Gulf Place.

December 11th, 2012: Dredging and beach fill activities with the Bayport are progressing westward from the 1100 block of W. Beach Blvd. toward W. 12th St.

December 3rd, 2012: Dredging and beach fill activities with the Bayport are progressing westward from the 900/1000 block of W. Beach Blvd. toward W. 12th St.

November 28th, 2012: Dredging and beach fill activities with the Bayport are nearing completion along the eastern half of West Beach Gulf Shores (west of Lagoon Pass).

November 21st, 2012:The dredge Bayport began work on Monday the 19th. Dredging and beach fill activities are actively occurring along the eastern half of West Beach Gulf Shores (west of Lagoon Pass).

November 16th, 2012:Dredging and beach fill activities are actively occurring along the eastern half of West Beach Gulf Shores (west of Lagoon Pass).

November 9th, 2012:Dredging and beach fill activities are actively occurring along the central portions of West Beach Gulf Shores west of Lagoon Pass.

November 1st, 2012:Dredging and beach fill activities are actively occurring along West Beach Gulf Shores west of Lagoon Pass.

October 21st, 2012: Dredging and beach fill activities commenced on October 21st in Gulf Shores, west of Little Lagoon Pass

October 3rd, 2012: The Contractor, Manson Construction Company, Inc., is preparing to mobilize to the site and work will begin in early October. Surveys after Hurricane Isaac have been conducted, and the beach fill is soon to commence. Work is expected to begin west of Little Lagoon Pass in Gulf Shores and generally proceed eastward to Perdido Key. (approx.)

August 7th, 2012: DCNR and ADEM will hold a public information meeting at City Hall in Gulf Shores. Bids were opened on July 19th, 2012. Manson Construction Company, Inc., is the apparent low bidder. Construction is anticipated to begin on September 15th, 2012 (approx.)

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