Tuesday Beach Update: Work Continues at 55th and 56th

first_imgCheck OCNJ Daily for updates and photos of the Ocean City beach replenishment project for 2015 in the south end between 37th and 59th Streets.DATE: Tuesday, Sept. 1PROGRESS: As of Tuesday at dusk, the beaches at 55th Street and 56th Street remain closed as the south end beach replenishment project moves into its final phase.Beaches between 37th Street and 54th Street are now complete, and the pipeline feeding that part of the project has been removed.The main pipeline feeding sand to the beaches is split into three, so a wider area of the beach can be covered.WHAT’S NEXT: Work will continue in the area between 55th Street and 59th Street in the final phase of the project. Sand-pumping is expected to be complete within three weeks. Dune crossover work will follow. And the planting of dune grass is scheduled for November.READ MORE: Ocean City NJ Beach Replenishment 2015 Daily UpdateFOR DAILY UPDATES by E-MAIL: Sign up for free The Coastal Research Amphibious Buggy (CRAB) drives into the surf on Tuesday evening (Sept. 1) to survey the height and slope of the rebuilt beach at 56th Street.last_img read more