A Million Tons Of Sand

Miami Beach has found a new source of sand to replenish the city's northern shoreline.
March 12, 2002, 10am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"The $25 million, 450-mile haul would be one of the most imaginative ways a local government has sought to import sand, beach erosion specialists say... The city wants to ship 1 ½ million tons of sand clogging the Appalachicola River in Northwest Florida to Miami Beach to build up North Beach's shores, long considered an erosion hot spot."

Thanks to Chris Steins

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Published on Monday, March 11, 2002 in The Miami Herald


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