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Collier County dune restoration project delayed

by The 100 Companies

Collier County’s FEMA-funded project to restore the beach and dunes lost to Hurricane Ian is forecast to be completed a couple of months later than originally projected.

The first phase – the county’s emergency beach berm re-nourishment program, which saw 300,000 cubic yards of sand added to Naples area beaches (from Barefoot to Marco Island) – concluded last summer. However, Phase 2 – revegetating the constructed dunes – is in the county’s “internal review” system and has yet to be put out to bid.

Project Manager Larry Humphries remains optimistic the project will move forward this August or September.

Read more on GSACNaples.org.

– Pam Nicholls, Gulf Shore Association of Condominiums

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