This video shows the contractor Thursday preparing a pad for the submerged pipeline near Mile Post 18 in the 8500 block of South Croatan Highway, as part of Nags Head’s beach nourishment project that began May 1 and is expected to be completed later this month or in early September.
The nourishment project is for 10 miles of beach from the Bonnett Street public beach access near Mile Post 11, south to the town line with the National Park Service, near Mile Post 21.
From the submerged pipeline, construction will move south to tie into the beach built earlier in the summer near Mile Post 18.5 in the 8900 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road, according to the town.Pumping operations will temporarily pause Friday through Sunday for the dredge to refuel.
The Juncos Street public beach access is open though many of the parking spots are being used by the contractor access remains open. The Forrest Street public beach access near Mile Post 15.5 remains closed to parking, however pedestrians may still use the access.
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