Beach renourishment will begin in Wrightsville Beach December 17th (Photo: Town of Wrightsville Beach)

NC - Beach renourishment project kicking off in Wrightsville Beach next month

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Beach renourishment is scheduled to begin in Wrightsville Beach next month.

The US Army Corps of Engineers Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project is scheduled to begin on December 17th.

The project includes the placement of one million cubic yards of sand on the beach from just south of the Blockade Runner Resort (Seashore Street) to just north of the Holiday Inn Resort Lumina on Wrightsville Beach (Access #8).

Officials  say the project completion date is yet to be determined but likely sometime between March and April of 2024.

Marinex Construction Company, Inc. is the contractor handling the project that includes the placement of dredge pipes that will extend from Masonboro Inlet being placed off-shore and returning on-shore near Seashore Street. The project will be constructed from south to north.

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