The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing groin will be closed periodically starting Monday, August 4 through Thursday, September 18, for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel, DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife said.
The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp will be closed from 8 a.m. on Mondays until 5 p.m. on Thursdays, reopening from 5 p.m. each Thursday until 8 a.m. each Monday during this time frame.
The boat ramp also will be temporarily reopened for the long Labor Day weekend at 5 p.m., Thursday, August 28, until 8 a.m., Tuesday, September 2. The Augustine Beach parking lot will remain open for the duration of the dredging project.
Weather permitting, the project is expected to be complete, with full access restored, on or about September 18.
Press Release, July 31, 2014