Periodic closures of the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock groin will continue through Nov. 11 due to weather conditions delaying completion of the maintenance dredging project for the boat ramp access channel, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today.
DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section to hold informational meeting Sept. 17 in Bethany on Massey’s Ditch maintenance dredging project
DOVER – DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section within the Division of Watershed Stewardship will hold an informational open house Monday, Sept. 17 to discuss the upcoming Massey’s Ditch maintenance dredging project. The public meeting will be held from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the South Coastal Library, 43 Kent Avenue, Bethany Beach, DE 19930. Topics for discussion will be current shoaling issues at Massey’s Ditch and the need for maintenance dredging; the beneficial reuse of the dredged material for beach nourishment on the north side of Indian River Inlet, and a general overview of sediment management in the Indian River Inlet system.