OAK ISLAND, NC (WECT) - A builder has been chosen to rebuild the Oak Island Pier.
Mayor Cin Brochure said that at Monday night's Town Council meeting, a decision was made to award a $1.79 million contract to T-D Eure Marine Construction of Morehead City.
Inspectors shut down the pier earlier this year after Hurricane Matthew damaged the structure last October. The town received $1.5 million from the Golden Leaf Foundation and $300,000 from Coastal Area Management Act to help in the rebuilding efforts.
Town Manager David Kelly said construction could begin in December on the 880-foot structure. The construction contract is for 180 days.