Shipyard News

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 5/20/2020

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 5/20/2020 View a Video Update from Town Manager Steve Riley at https://youtu.be/BZ29Y89pczM Congratulations Graduates! Congratulations to all of our high school seniors and college graduates on the Island and across the Lowcountry. I know graduation is a little different this year, but we are certainly still excited for you and all of your possibilities. We wish you the best with your future plans. Governor Henry McMaster Lifts Restrictions on Attractions Effective Friday, May 22 Governor Henry McMaster today announced that attraction facilities will be permitted to open throughout South Carolina beginning Friday, May 22nd. …

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Governor Henry McMaster Further Modifies Executive Orders

FINAL General Re-Opening Guideline – Close Contact (002).pdf FINAL Re-Opening Guideline – Cosmo (002).pdf FINAL_Re-Opening Guideline_Fitness CentersGymsYMCA2 (003).pdf Guidelines for Reopening Public Swimming Pools.pdf Governor further modifies executive orders: At, Monday, May 11, 2020, COVID-19 press conference Governor Henry McMaster announced that starting next Monday, May 18, 2020, that close-contact service providers, fitness and exercise centers, commercial gyms, and public or commercial pools will be able to open in a limited capacity. Close contact service providers include the following businesses: Barber shops, hair salons, waxing salons, threading salons, nail salons and spas, body-art facilities and tattoo services, tanning salons, massage-therapy establishments …

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Special Beach Access Update

Special Beach Access Update Courtesy of Your Management Team Thanks for all of your efforts regarding social distancing during these unprecedented times. For the most part, everything went quite well with our soft opening of the beach area. Accordingly, we are making additional changes regarding access and beach area amenities to make the beach experience even more convenient, safe, and enjoyable for everyone. Please make note of the following reminders/changes: The restrooms will continue to be open from 9 am-3 pm daily. They are serviced a minimum of two times daily. You may have noticed that there is hand sanitizer in both …

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Advisory: Governor McMaster’s May 1, 2020 Press Conference

Advisory: Governor McMaster’s May 1, 2020 press conference: starting Monday “Work-or-Home” voluntary; outside dining. Please read below for key points on COVID-19 executive orders received yesterday, Friday, May 1, 2020, via email from Governor Henry McMaster’s office following his press conference: “Work-or-Home” voluntary starting May 4, 2020 “Governor Henry McMaster announced that the statewide “Work-or-Home” order will be lifted and returned to voluntary status on Monday, May 4th,” but “strongly urged anyone considered to be “at-risk” based on CDC guidance to limit exposure to others and for all South Carolinians to continue prioritizing their travels between home and work, when …

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Shipyard Operations Update-Soft Openings Went Well

Shipyard Operations Update-Soft Openings Went Well Courtesy of Your Management Team About the Beach We successfully implemented the soft opening of the beach parking today, and everyone seems to be doing a great job social distancing. Please continue to enjoy the beach, but do everything possible to keep a safe distance especially while using the narrow walkway. As a reminder: Shower facilities are not available and the water has been turned off. The beach restrooms will only be open from 9 am to 3 pm until further notice. All beach-goers should bring their own hand sanitizer, as supplies are limited. The beach …

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Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/27/20

Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/27/20 Courtesy of Your Management Team About the Beach Shipyard will implement a soft opening of the beach parking effective Friday, May 1st. Please note the following: There will be no shower facility and the water will be turned off. The beach restrooms will only be open from 9 am to 3 pm. All beach-goers should bring their own hand sanitizer, as supplies are limited. The beach locker area will also open on Friday May 1st at 7 am. All beach-goers are to avoid touching rails and others’ lockers. They must also maintain …

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An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/27/2020

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/27/2020 View a Video Update from Town Manger Steve Riley at https://youtu.be/5lfyWcHWgZc Good afternoon Hilton Head Islanders, Many of you want to know our next move as we continue dealing with the impact of the coronavirus on our lives and our economy. You’ve probably noticed an uptick in traffic as businesses have started to reopen. As we wait on direction from Governor Henry McMaster and our Town Council, please continue to support your and your family’s health and the health of the overall community by staying home, wearing your masks, practicing social distancing and …

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Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/20/20

Shipyard Operations Update for the Week of 4/20/20 Courtesy of Your Management Team Keeping You in the Loop Good morning. We hope this message finds you well. The security team is fully staffed, and working in accordance with official guidelines regarding social distancing and personal protection equipment (PPE). Administrative staff has been doing a combination of functioning on skeleton crew in the Welcome Center and teleworking, while slowly working toward resuming a normal office schedule. As always, we are still here for you via telephone or email (see below). Pass Requests: passes@shipyardhhi.com or communications@shipyardhhi.com or (843) 785-3310. All calls are currently …

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An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/20/2020

An Update from Town Manager Steve Riley 4/20/2020 View a Video Update from Town Manger Steve Riley at https://youtu.be/yBRWDjfwHso Good afternoon Hilton Head Islanders, I hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend. I want to thank those of you who are continuing to follow health recommendations for staying safe and social distancing. Those are important, especially as we consider what our new normal lives will look like over the coming weeks. Here are community updates for you: Public Beach Accesses and Parks Governor McMaster today issued an executive order, removing restrictions on public beach access points to the state’s beaches, public piers, …

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Town of Hilton Head Island Installs Its First HAWK Signal to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Town of Hilton Head Island Installs Its First HAWK Signal to Improve Pedestrian Safety April 17, 2020 – To improve pedestrian safety, the Town of Hilton Head Island has installed its first pedestrian hybrid beacon, known as a “HAWK” (High- Intensity Activated Crosswalk), at the pedestrian crosswalk by the Coligny Beach parking lot on South Forest Beach Drive. The HAWK, which will be activated on Monday, April 20, is part of roadway improvements in the Coligny Beach area and will help pedestrians cross the road more safely from Coligny Beach parking lot and pathways to a new pathway that goes to Coligny …

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