MIAMI, FL – Work to add 44,000 tons of sand to eroded beaches on the eastern boundary of the Village of Key Biscayne is expected to begin the first week of June.
An estimated 100 trucks will be delivering the sand daily to the island during the 30- to 45-day project.
The $1.57 million re-nourishment, designed and permitted by Coastal Systems International on behalf of the village, will require 2,200 truckloads to be brought in weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
”This is a challenge because we are only allowed to operate during the village’s construction hours,” said Village Manager John Gilbert in reference to traffic concerns.
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