A beach restoration project is taking place on the beach between 8031 South Old Oregon Inlet Road (Comfort Inn South) near Mile Post 16 and 10435 South Old Oregon Inlet Road near Mile Post 21.
*Oceanfront properties and public beach accesses along South Virginia Dare Trail will NOT be impacted by the project.
A construction progress map will be updated daily during the project to provide the latest beach closure information.
August 24, 2022 Schedule Update
The beach restoration is progressing quickly towards completion with construction progressing north on the last leg of the project. Work is currently underway near 8519 South Old Oregon Inlet Road and heading towards the northern terminus of the project area at the Comfort Inn South at 8031 South Old Oregon Inlet Road.
Beach Access and Lifeguard Stand Changes Due to Beach Restoration
*The Gulfstream public beach access will be used for equipment staging and will be closed to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic from about mid-August through early September 2022.
**The Juncos access will remain closed to vehicles until late August. Pedestrians will be allowed to use the access when the dredging contractor feels it is safe.
The lifeguard stand at this access has been temporarily relocated to the Jacob access.
View videos from our 2019 beach nourishment project to get a better idea of what construction entails.
(Choose the 2022 Beach Restoration Construction Schedule Updates list under Notify Me)