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Ocean Ridge Project

Beaches South of South Lake Worth (Boynton) Inlet


Picture of beach construction project 


Project Status


  • Mobilization of equipment began March 9, 2020

  • Dredging began the weekend of March 14, 2020

  • Work continued into April

Project Description

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contracted with Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to dredge 475,000 cubic yards of sand from a borrow site 1,800 feet offshore, transport the sand to the shoreline via pipeline, and restore 1.1 miles of beach just south of Boynton Inlet. The widened beach helps to increase storm protection, expand the dry beach for recreation, and protect coastal habitat.

Project Fact Sheet