North Seaside restoration begins

North Seaside restoration begins

Employees transfer sand alongside North Seaside in Corpus Christi throughout a earlier renourishment undertaking. Picture courtesy of Texas Common Land Workplace

Renourishment work to handle erosion on Corpus Christi’s North Seaside started Nov. 2. The $734,199 undertaking ought to end by Nov. 18, climate allowing. The erosion was brought on by Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Crews will place 8,300 cubic-yards of beach-quality sand alongside 3,200 ft of beachfront to revive it to pre-Harvey situations. The Federal Emergency Administration Company and the Texas Common Land Workplace are funding the undertaking.

Work began on the Bridgeport Avenue parking zone and can transfer north, ending at Golf Place. The North Seaside boardwalk will stay open throughout restoration, however beach-goers ought to heed security indicators denoting work zones.

Omaha-based HDR Inc. is the undertaking’s advisor. Brizo Building of Houston is the contractor.

North Seaside has been a well-liked vacation spot for vacationers and residents alike for over 100 years. It’s residence to 2 of Corpus Christi’s high points of interest: the USS Lexington plane provider and the Texas State Aquarium.

On Nov. 1, the Corpus Christi Metropolis Council gave remaining approval to the North Seaside Revitalization and Drainage Enchancment Plan and Part 1 of its implementation. The $14 million undertaking features a linear open area and channel, elevation and enhancements at Surfside Park, and elevation and reconstruction of Gulfspray and Seaside avenues.

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