Army Corps to dredge Carolina Beach Inlet more often

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CAROLINA BEACH, NC (WWAY) — The US Army Corps of Engineers says they will start scheduling shorter dredging cycles within the Carolina Beach Inlet. This means dredging would be done every 8 weeks.

In the past, when funded, the Corps has provided quarterly maintenance dredging to keep the inlet passable.

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In an attempt to achieve the Coast Guard’s new standard of “continuously” maintaining the inlet the maintenance intervals will be more frequent.