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Weeks Marine to Restore Pensacola Shore

Posted on November 5, 2015

By Kim Chatelain, Nola

A Covington company will begin work this month to restore 8.1 miles of the Pensacola Beach shoreline, according to the Pensacola News Journal. The project will replace sand loss caused by Hurricanes Gustav, Ike, Ida and Isaac, as well as natural background erosion over the last 10 years.

The work will be done by the dredging division of Weeks Marine, Inc. of Covington and is expected to take approximately three months to complete, the newspaper reported. A dredger vessel is expected to arrive at the work site in mid-November. Initial surveys have already begun.


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