Jersey Shore town to conduct beach replenishment work starting this summer

Summer in the Delaware Valley means endless days at the Jersey Shore, from Cape May to Atlantic City, beaches are packed with families and friends.

However, some beachgoers will have to find a new place to soak up the sun for part of the year.

Brigantine will be working to replenish part of the beach this summer. Work will start and July and is expected to be finished sometime this fall.

Crews will be laying down new sand to help with beach erosion.

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The beach will be off-limits to locals and visitors from 14th Street to approximately 4th Street, according to Mayor Vince Sera.

City leaders say they know it's an inconvenience during the summer months, but they are aiming to finish the project before peak hurricane season.


Editor's Note: A previous version of this article incorrectly identified which portion of the beach would be closed.