Posted on October 20, 2015
By Michael Miller, pressofAtlanticCity.com
The city is getting a twofer from the state, as contractors pump sand this month from a choked creek onto the city’s badly damaged north-end beaches.
The state Department of Transportation is dredging out Beach Creek in Hereford Inlet to make it more navigable for boaters.
After an analysis determined that the dredged material was more than 80 percent beach sand, the state decided it could pump the material onto beaches between Second and Seventh avenues, instead of using an expensive dredge-spoils site.
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