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Town of Duck

Project was completed on June 28, 2017
1.7 miles of shoreline, from Oyster Catcher Lane to the Army Corps of Engineers Field Research Facility at a cost of 14.1 million dollars. For more information about the 2017 Beach Nourishment Project in the Town of Duck, click here. 


Town of Duck Beaches Post Nourishment
Photo: Coastal Science & Engineering, Inc. 

Town of Nags Head

(Completed in 2011) Over 4.5 million cubic yards of sand was placed along the designated ten-mile shoreline project area. For information about the 2011 Beach Nourishment Project in Nags Head, click here.

Nags Head Beach Nourishment Before and After
Photo: Coastal Science & Engineering, Inc. 


Mirlo Beach

(Completed in September 2014) Beach nourishment was completed by NCDOT in September 2014 to protect a section of N.C. 12, locally known as “S-Curves” or “S-Turns” north of Rodanthe on Hatteras Island. In conjunction with NCDOT, crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC completed dredging and placed 1.7 million cubic yards of sand along the shoreline in the designated project area. For more information on N.C. 12 Improvement Projects, click here.


Video - Highway NC 12 Protection on Hatteras Island