Friday Beach Update: Project Approaches 58th Street

first_imgAs of 5 p.m. Friday, the contrast between the rebuilt beaches at 56th Street and 57th Street and the eroded beach at 58th Street is dramatic. Check OCNJ Daily for updates and photos of the Ocean City beach replenishment project for 2015 in the south end between 37th and 59th Streets.DATE: Friday, Sept. 4PROGRESS: As of Friday at 5 p.m., the advancing edge of the project area is just north of the 58th Street beach entrance walkway. The beaches at 56th Street and 57th Street are closed, though it’s likely the 56th Street beach entrance will reopen on Saturday.Beaches between 37th Street and 55th Street are now complete, and the pipeline feeding that part of the project has been removed.WHAT’S NEXT: Work will continue in the area between 55th Street and 59th Street in the final phase of the project. Sand-pumping is expected to be complete within another week or two. Dune crossover work will follow. And the planting of dune grass is scheduled for November.READ MORE: Ocean City NJ Beach Replenishment 2015 Daily UpdateFOR DAILY UPDATES by E-MAIL: Sign up for freelast_img

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