The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District contractor Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, has just started of the beachfill operations on the Miami Beach.
Construction work is underway near the 46th Street location and will continue to the 54th Street location.
During the works, the contractor will place around 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more than 3,000 feet of critically eroded shoreline.
Beach renourishment, tilling, demobilization and restoration of the 46th Street access is set for completion by November 9, 2016, and the 54th Street location completion by spring 2017.
The $11.9 million Miami Beach erosional Hotspots project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project.