About TT&C Beaches

Origins and Early Years

TT&C LLC, originally TT&G, Inc., was established in 1978 as an excavating and gravel company. In 1985, due to increasing demands, TT&G found itself more and more involved with inland lake restoration and improvements.

Early Beach Construction Methods

In the very beginning, we started dredging shorelines and constructing new beaches by either placing sand on the ice in the winter or on the shoreline using a hydraulic excavator and skid steers in warmer months. Naturally, this caused unsightly tread tracks and damage to people’s lawns, incurring a lot of time and material to repair.

Innovation and Change

Over time, we realized changes had to be made to gain access to the lakeside areas of people’s homes without heavy equipment crossing over the property. This required an innovative change in our operations, equipment, and methods.

The Invention of the Sand-Pro System

After extensive research and testing, our solution was the invention of the Sand-Pro System, a portable sand slurry plant patented in 1989 by Joseph C. Trierweiler. He was granted both an apparatus and method patent for beach restoration. This new system paved the way for “A Beach In A Day” to become the new reality for Michigan beach installation and restoration projects.

Continuing the Legacy

Unfortunately, in 2004, Joe Trierweiler passed away. His three sons—Curt, Craig, and Chris—who have been involved in the installation and process of the beaches, are carrying on with the dream Joe had so passionately developed. Each of his sons has extensive, one-of-a-kind knowledge regarding beach development and is meticulous in the completion of every job.