Edgartown Seeks Army Corps Permit to Place Additional Beach Nourishment

Edgartown Lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard.

EDGARTOWN –The Town of Edgartown is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to place additional beach nourishment at project sites in town.

The town received a Corps permit in September 2014 for beach nourishment and is now seeking to incorporate additional beach nourishment into the existing permit.

The additional nourishment will consist of an expansion of the existing Fuller Street/Lighthouse Beach footprint.

The expanded beach nourishment includes two town-owned parcels that comprise of a portion of Fuller Street/Lighthouse Beach and two privately-owned properties located north of Fuller Street.

The source of the beach nourishment material would be from previously permitted Edgartown maintenance dredging sites or a compatible upland sand source.

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