Army Corps begin $10.6 million sand renourishment project in Cocoa Beach

Army Corps begin $10.6 million sand renourishment project in Cocoa Beach

Cocoa Beach — the Space Coast’s premier tourism spot — soon will see new sands, dredged up and pumped in from shoals several miles offshore of Cape Canaveral.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin placing the new sand on the so-called North Reach section of its Brevard County Shore Protection Project “on or about March 20,” News 6 partner Florida Today reports.

The effort will put about 465,000 cubic yards of sand on the southern four miles of the 9.8-mile long North Reach shoreline, from Patrick Space Force Base to North Second Street in Cocoa Beach.

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