USA: Avalon Beach Fill Project Moves Ahead
A progress report on the Avalon beach fill project has been announced.
This project will result in 290,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the Avalon beachfront from 9th Street south to 25th Street:
–As of Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 more than 70,000 cubic yards of sand have already been placed in the beach nourishment template;
–The beach fill operation has moved south to 12th Street in Avalon and will continue to move south until the project is completed at 25th Street. It is possible that the beach fill project may conclude in Avalon on or ab0ut Saturday, January 26th;
–Favorable weather conditions will likely result in 20 hours a day of sand pumping operations, with an expected volume of 1,000 cubic yards per hour;
–The contractor working on the project reports very clean sand being pumped onto the Avalon beachfront from Townsend’s Inlet with no safety issues.
Press Release, January 10, 2013