VMRC approved truck-hauling of sand to finish Cape Henry Beach replenishment

The following are the agenda items from the Commission’s regular meeting held January 26, 2010 at Commission headquarters.  The Commission’s actions are in bold.

THE FOLLOWING SO-CALLED PAGE TWO ITEMS (PROJECTS OVER $50,000 WITH NO OBJECTIONS AND WITH STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS FOR APPROVAL) WERE APPROVED UNANIMOUSLY, INCLUDING AGENDA ITEM 5 THAT WAS MOVED TO THIS SECTION OF THE AGENDA:

 2K. U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS & CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH, #09-0427, requests authorization to modify the existing Cape Henry Beach nourishment permit to allow the truck-hauling of beach quality sand from the City-owned Maple Street dredged material management area to the easternmost end of Cape Henry Beach.  A maximum of 50,000 cubic yards of beach quality sand will be delivered and spread along the beach within the overall boundaries of the Lynnhaven Fishing Pier and First Landing State Park situated along the Chesapeake Bay. 

To read the entire draft minutes for the VMRC meeting, click here http://www.mrc.virginia.gov/Commission_Summaries/cs0110.shtm

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2 thoughts on “VMRC approved truck-hauling of sand to finish Cape Henry Beach replenishment

  1. The sand had to go somewhere. I’d rather see it on our beach than somewhere else. At least we can enjoy it until the next Nor’easter takes it away.

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