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In 1990. Nova University (Contractor) with Coral Reef Associates and ERM South (Subcontractors) was awarded a contract to provide biological monitoring services for the Hollywood Hallandale Beach Renourishment Project. A notice to proceed for the initial biological monitoring (Pre-construction) was issued in September. 1990. Pre-construction field monitoring took place in October. 1990. Renourishment dredging began in April and ended August, 1991. Approximately 1.2 million cubic yards of sediment were removed and subsequently emplaced on 5 miles of shoreline. The first post-construction monitoring took place in October. 1991. On August 24.1992 the eye of Hurricane Andrew passed some 30 miles to the south of the project area. High winds and heavy seas affected Broward County reefs. The second post-construction monitoring began in October. 1992.


"Prepared for: Broward County Board of County Commissioners, Broward County Department of Natural Resources Protection; Biological Resources Division, Marine Resources Section, 609b SW 1st Ave. Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301" From caption.