Nags Head beach restoration enters final phase

The Town of Nags Head, NC, has just announced that beach restoration is expected to resume today August 17, 2022 near 8701 South Old Oregon Inlet Road.

Over the next five to seven days, construction will progress south to near 9405 South Old Oregon Inlet Road, the town said.

Then, over about seven more days, construction will return to near 8701 South Old Oregon Inlet Road and proceed north to 8031 South Old Oregon Inlet Road, which is the northern end of the beach restoration project area.

Earlier this month, the contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. (GLDD) renourished section of the beach, starting from about 9405 South Old Oregon Inlet Road south through 10435 South Old Oregon Inlet Road.

Overall completion of the project, which includes placing approx. 975,000 cubic yards of sand along a 4.5-mile section of the shoreline, is scheduled for early September.

Photo: Courtesy of Robin Moates