Buxton Beach Nourishment Update
After seeking safe harbor in Norfolk on Sunday morning, the hopper dredge
R.N. Weeks returned to Buxton on Monday and resumed work Monday evening.
Pumping has been going steadily since then and continues to move south.
Weeks Marine reported that the hopper dredge completed 28 loads over the past
week with a total volume of approximately 45,000 cubic yards. The current
weather forecast shows workable conditions for the next week, and Weeks Marine
plans to continue to pump south along the Buxton oceanfront.
As of today, approximately 42% of the total project volume of sand has been
To view the updated construction zone, visit MoreBeachToLove.com
and click on the Buxton Project Map.