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Buxton Beach Nourishment project resumes

Posted on July 6, 2022

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has announced that the dredge Ellis Island—which suspended dredging operations on Saturday, July 2, 2022, due to the development of Tropical Storm Colin—resumed dredging along the shoreline in Buxton at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, July 4, 2022.

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

The entire project will cover approximately 2.9 miles of shoreline from the Haulover Day Use Area to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, and will take an estimated 40-60 days.

For more detailed information about the Buxton beach nourishment project, click here.


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