A scenic overview of the Virginia Beach replenishment project area in Virginia Beach, Va., with the boardwalk the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers built in the foreground. The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to Weeks Marine of Camden, N.J. The $11.925 million bid includes the placement of 1,250,000 cubic yards of sand from 17th Street to 70th Street. The federal investment for this re-nourishment cycle is $8.9 million, or 65 percent of the total project cost, including design, construction and administration costs.

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Photo by: Pamela Spaugy |  VIRIN: 121004-A-ON889-008.JPG