Established in 1928, Cottrell Contracting, Inc. has a long history of dredging along the eastern seaboard. From exceptional levels of quality and safety to completing projects on time and budget. They are firmly committed to helping clients and partners achieve project success every time. Over its 80 year history, Cottrell Contracting has performed hundreds of beach nourishment projects. With over 100 million people of the United States population living within ten miles of a coastal area, the protection of life and property is paramount. The most cost effective and efficient way to provide this protection is through beach nourishment. Cottrell Contracting undertakes new work as well as maintenance dredging projects. In addition, they specialize in habitat creation and environmental restoration projects.