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Beach nourishment in Buxton paused due to dredge repairs, refueling, and maintenance

Posted on July 20, 2022

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has announced that beach nourishment operations in Buxton were temporarily paused on the evening of Monday, July 18, 2022, as the dredge Ellis Island departed Dare County to head to Norfolk, Virginia, for repairs, maintenance, and refueling.

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has not yet provided an estimate of repair time and the dredge’s upcoming schedule.

Click here to view the Buxton project map, which shows the section of shoreline where beach nourishment has been completed, as well as areas that are closed for the staging of construction equipment.

Visit for the latest information about all 2022 beach nourishment projects taking place in Dare County, including projected timelines and answers to the most frequently asked questions.


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