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Beach Re-Nourishment Under Way on SPI

Working in partnership with the Texas General Land Office and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the City of South Padre Island  in undergoing a beach renourishment project using beach-quality sand harvested from the Brazos Island Harbor Jetty and Entrance channels in South Texas dredging project.

Not only is this the largest beach nourishment project undertaken on South Padre, adding more sand to our beach helps the city better protect our coastal resources and the residential and commercial properties located on the Gulf Coast. The Corps is expected to pump approximately 651,000 cubic yards of dredged material originating from the Brownsville Harbor navigation channel to renourish approximately three quarters of a mile of our beautiful coastal beach with an estimated completion date of February 2016.

Keep up on the progress of our beach re-nourishment effort here, or visit our Vimeo album: