NC - Beach towns on Topsail Island have finished up beach renourishment projects

Tropical systems have taken a toll on the coastline of Topsail Island. This year, town leaders in Surf City and Topsail Beach say after finishing up their beach renourishment project, the beaches are ready for this year’s hurricane season.

“Storms are unpredictable in terms of magnitude. In terms of type, whether it’s wind-based, water-based, storm surges, all that but we feel like we are much further ahead now, in terms of protecting our properties with this project,” says Topsail Beach Manager Michael Rose.

Topsail Beach just finished up their project, along its entire beach stand.

It includes a new dune in front of the existing dune area which is about 75 to 100 feet from the ocean.

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