GLDD's dredge Ellis Island continues its beach renourishment project along Emerald Isle

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Posted April 14, 2020

Beach nourishment efforts continue along the shores of Emerald Isle, between the Lands End subdivision and east of the Western Ocean Regional Access area. According to the most recent project schedule, sand placement is likely to begin on/around April 8, 2020 and continue for a period or two-weeks (+/-). It is important to note that beach goers are likely to see construction materials locally staged. These materials (pipes) will be visible before, during and immediately following sand placement.

Following reconstruction of the sand dunes, a mechanical planter will reestablish natural vegetation along the shoreline. To assist with this process, property owners in the work zone should avoid installation of sand fencing at this time.

For a general breakdown of the overall project, please visit the Phase II Post-Florence Renourishment Project update link at .

For further information, please reference the Frequently Asked Questions handout at: