The following beach nourishment update has been issued by the Carteret County Shore Protection Office on April 12, 2021:
ACTIVE NOURISHMENT ZONES (4/12 - 4/16/2021)
Liberty Island = "Line 4", Rhett Street heading WEST to Tie-in at Elizabeth Street
Ellis Island = "Line 5", Heading EAST from a pipeline landing at 14th Street towards 10th Street, 5th Street, etc.
4/12/2021 - LIBERTY ISLAND & ELLIS ISLAND CONTINUE AT LINE 4 (RHETT STREET) HEADING WEST AND AT 14th STREET (LINE 5) HEADING EAST TOWARDS THE LOWER NUMBERED STREETS, RESPECTIVELY.
SEE 4/12/2021 PROGRESS MAP – Not much change over the weekend in a macroscopic sense. The hopper dredge Liberty Island continues pumping WESTWARD from Rhett Street on “Line 4” to tie in with the beach fill at Elizabeth Street. They were at Bryan Street this morning. In the same vein, the Ellis Island continues pumping from “Line 5” at 14th Street heading EAST towards the lower number street after refueling yesterday (4/11). They will continue at 12th Street later today after testing Submerged Pipeline #6 (“Line 6”) located near 24th Street this morning (SEE 4/12/2021 PROGRESS MAP.
Town of Emerald Isle Video:
Monday, April 12, 2021 3:04:00 PM