Beach nourishment operations resume in Buxton

Aerial image of the beach nourishment construction in Buxton looking north taken on July 5, 2022. [Courtesy of Coastal Science & Engineering]

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.

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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.

For more detailed information about the Buxton beach nourishment project, visit MoreBeachtoLove.com.

Aerial image of the beach nourishment construction in Buxton looking south taken on July 5, 2022. [Courtesy of Coastal Science & Engineering]

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