Posted by Debra Worley - email
WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Dredging is expected to begin soon on Masonboro Island and Wrightsville Beach.
The Army Corps of Engineers say Masonboro Island must be renourished first, because there is a short window of availability due to sea turtles and other endangered species.
The dredging is expected to begin there within the next week.
Wrightsville Beach will be renourished soon after, though some officials had hoped they would get to go first to ensure the beach would get enough sand.