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Posted on: March 6, 2019

March 6, 2019

Dr. Tim Kana of Coastal Science and Engineering, the Town's beach nourishment engineering firm, gave an update on the summer 2019 nourishment project at the March 6, 2019 meeting of Nags Head's Board of Commissioners.

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: February 27, 2019

February 27, 2019

According to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, the dredging contractor for the upcoming beach nourishment project, we will, for most of the spring and summer, have two hopper dredges working off our shore. Therefore, there will be two closed construction beach...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: June 6, 2018

June 20, 2018

At their June 20, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners approved several items related to contracting and funding for the Town’s 2018 beach nourishment project.

  • The Board awarded the Hurricane Matthew beach restoration projec...
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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: May 31, 2018

May 31, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has officially obligated $16,233,837.14 in funding to replace sand lost on the beach as a result of Hurricane Matthew in October 2016. During the project,  which will take place in 2019 as part of Na...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: May 2, 2018

May 5, 2018

Watch the latest video update regarding our 2019 beach renourishment project.

Beach Nourishment
Posted on: May 3, 2018

May 3, 2018

At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town's beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget.Plans for the Town&rsq...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: April 5, 2018

April 5, 2018

The Board of Commissioners met yesterday. The official decision to nourish in 2018 or 2019 has not been made.  Staff nor the Board have been able to determine a funding scenario to borrow the additional $16M in funding necessary to fund the 2018 ...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: April 2, 2018

April 2, 2018

The Town has received the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) permits for the 2019 beach nourishment project.

US Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Assessment and State of Findings  US Army Corps of Engineers Permit No. SAW-2017-02098  US A...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018

Bids for the Nags Head beach renourishment project were received on Thursday, March 15, 2018. Four bids, submitted from Dutra Group (Dutra), Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), Manson Construction Company (Manson), and Weeks Marine (Weeks), were...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: February 1, 2018

February 1, 2018

Our goal is still to nourish in 2018. We hope to receive permits for the project in mid-March and, at this time, expect our Board of Commissioners to vote if a 2018 project is feasible in mid-April or early May.With this latest schedule in mind, should we...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: January 12, 2018

January 12, 2018

The Town is still working to nourish 10 miles of our beach, from 2919 S. Virginia Dare Tr. (the Bonnett Street public beach access near Mile Post 11) south to the town line with the National Park Service, in the summer of 2018.This project has many aspect...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: November 15, 2017

November 15, 2017

Staff gave an update on Nags Head's nourishment project at a November 15, 2017 Board of Commissioners special meeting. View the presentation, read the schedule, or view the schedule in a Gantt chart.

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: November 1, 2017

November 1, 2017

Watch an update on the Town's beach renourishment project from the November 1, 2017 Board of Commissioners meeting. To watch the entire meeting, click here.

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: October 1, 2017

October 2017

We have applied for permits with the goal of conducting beach nourishment during the summer of 2018. Our plan is to place sand in the same 10 mile long area that we nourished in our 2011 project. This area starts at the north terminus of the Bonnet Street...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: August 4, 2017

August 4, 2017 Project Longevity

Project engineers Coastal Science & Engineering estimate that Reach 4 will last six years based on an increase in the planned unit volumes to ~150% of the 2011 project. Reach 4 began to have dune escarpment issues by ~Year 4 after the 2011 project. Th...

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Beach Nourishment
Posted on: April 20, 2017

Shoreline Management Public Input Meetings April 15 and 19, 2017

Two meetings were held to discuss shoreline management recommendations. Watch a video of Town Engineer David Ryan's presentation from the April 19, 2017 meeting or view a hard copy of the presentation he gave at both meetings.

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019 Drainage Improvement Construction Update - Red Drum Outfall Upstream

Water Droplet

The Town has hired a contractor to conduct drainage improvements at the upstream end of the ocean outfall near Red Drum. Read the March 15, 2019 Project Construction Update.

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Community Clean-Up March 30

Town of Nags Head Community Clean-Up

The Town of Nags Head will be hosting a community clean-up day on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from 9 am until 1 pm. 

Town staff, along with Nags Head neighbors and friends, will embark on a spring cleaning of the west side of South Old Oregon Inlet R...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Spend the Summer on the Beach with Nags Head Ocean Rescue

Join Nags Head Ocean Rescue

Want to get paid to spend the summer on the beach and possibly save a few lives, too? Join our highly-trained team of professional beach lifeguards. We're currently accepting applications. Applicants must be self-motivated, confident, and physically fit.&...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Beach Nourishment Summer 2019

More Beach to Love

The Town will be conducting a beach nourishment project starting in May 2019 and lasting possibly into October 2019. Construction will take place from the Bonnett Street public beach access at 2919 South Virginia Dare Trail (near Mile Post 11) south to th...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Beach Driving Oct. 1 - April 30

Beach area with tire tracks in sand

Vehicles with a proper Town permit ($25 cash or check only with vehicle registration and driver's license), are allowed on the beach in both Nags Head and Kill Devil Hills from October 1 through April 30 each year. Click here for more information on beach...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update- Citizen Survey

Albemarle Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Dare County and Currituck County have joined efforts on updating the Hazard Mitigation Plan. The Towns of Manteo, Nags Head, Kitty Hawk, Kill Devil Hills, Southern Shores and Duck will also be part of the 2020 Hazard Mitigation Update. Local governments a...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Police Department Easter Egg Hunt

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Town of Nags Head Police Department Easter Egg Hunt 2019

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

March 15, 2019 Project Construction Update - Red Drum Outfall Upstream

Water Droplet

The Town has hired a contractor to conduct drainage improvements at the upstream end of the ocean outfall near Red Drum. Read the March 15, 2019 Project Construction Update.

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: February 28, 2019

February 28, 2019 Drainage Improvement Construction Update

From March until about June 1, 2019,  the Town will be conducting three major drainage improvement projects in the areas of the Red Drum outfall (near Mile Post 10, 2400 block of South Virginia Dare Trail), the Nags Head Acres and Vista Colony ne...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

November 1, 2018 Stormwater Project Update

The Town is busy working on several fronts to improve drainage in Nags Head. Watch Town Engineer David Ryan as he gives an update on the many projects we're working on.

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: August 1, 2018

August 1, 2018 Stormwater Management Update

With the assistance of WithersRavenel, the Town of Nags Head has been developing conceptual drainage improvement plans for prioritized flood prone areas. The first three project areas are currently in the development phase for an early 2019 construction t...

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: January 18, 2018

Stormwater Committee Meeting January 29, 2018

A Stormwater Committee meeting will be held on Monday, January 29, 2018 at 10 am in the Board of Commissioners Room. Representatives from Withers, Ravenel will give a presentation.

Stormwater Management
Posted on: December 6, 2017

December 6, 2017 Board of Commissioners Stormwater Update

Town Engineer David Ryan gave a stormwater update at the December 6, 2017 meeting of Nags Head's Board of Commissioners. Watch a video of the presentation and the Board's discussion.

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 Drainage Improvement Pre-Construction Meeting

A presentation on the drainage improvement projects scheduled for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 was given at a November 27, 2017 pre-construction meeting.

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Maintenance Work Layer Added to Drainage Infrastructure Maps

A maintenance work layer has been added to the drainage infrastructure maps to provide an overview of the areas in which we've recently conducted drainage maintenance.

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: October 19, 2017

Stormwater Committee Meeting October 30, 2017

The Stormwater Committee will meet on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm in the Town Hall Conference Room at the Nags Head Municipal Complex.

Stormwater Management
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Did You Know - Stormwater Management Program Facts

Did You Know? Nags Head’s Stormwater Management Program operates as a dedicated capital reserve fund, which means its annual revenues (about $234,660) can ONLY be used for stormwater management. Typical costs: equipment purchase and maintenance, engineeri...

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Did You Know - High Groundwater

Wonder why you are still seeing ponding water after several days without rain?Recently we received several phone calls regarding standing water on portions of South Virginia Dare Trail and South Old Oregon Inlet Road after a long period of dry weather. So...

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Did You Know - Controlling Aquatic Weed

The Town has recently applied for a grant to assist with controlling aquatic weed infestations that clog the Town's open channel drainage systems. These weeds grow quickly and tend to break off during periods of high flow, obstructing the drainage systems...

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: September 29, 2017

Stormwater Management Program Primer

The Town of Nags Head's Stormwater Management Program operates as a dedicated capital reserve fund that currently generates revenues of approximately $234,660 annually. These funds are used for personnel and equipment hours, engineering studies and projec...

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Stormwater Update - August 2017

The Town of Nags Head has experienced a significant amount of rainfall during the month of July 2017 and continuing into the first part of August 2017 which has led to localized flooding throughout the Town. In response to these conditions, the Town has w...

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Stormwater Management
Posted on: July 31, 2017

Stormwater Update July 2017

The Town of Nags Head has received inquiries related to the aftermath of several heavy rainfalls and thought it would be helpful to share the following information.Why have the recent storms resulted in so much flooding in Nags Head?There are several fact...

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Stormwater Management

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Posted on: February 27, 2019

2019 Water System Flushing Schedule

Water Line Maintenance Flushing

The Town of Nags Head is conducting the annual maintenance flushing of its water system.

Work typically takes place between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm.

When we are flushing the water lines in your area, you may observe any or all of the following conditions:

  • low water pressure
  • no water pressure
  • discolored water

In addition, you are advised to raise the l...

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Water System Flushing Schedule