Carteret County awaits second bid for beach project

EMERALD ISLE — Carteret County received only one bid for a major beach nourishment project planned for this winter, and will have to wait a couple weeks to see if another comes in before officials can consider awarding a contract.

Greg Rudolph, manager of the County Shore Protection Office, said the only firm that submitted a bid by the deadline Tuesday was Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. of Illinois.

According to state statute, Mr. Rudolph said late Tuesday afternoon after the 4 p.m. deadline, “we have to re-advertise the bid solicitation for seven days from when the notice appears in the newspaper.

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