Southern Shores moving forward with beach replenishment

OUTER BANKS, N.C. (WAVY) — Southern Shores will move forward with plans to replenish its beaches.

Duck, Kitty Hawk and Kill Devil Hills already planned to begin renourishment this year. After a destructive winter, Southern Shores looked into piggybacking onto it.

Southern Shores looking at beach replenishment, along with other OBX towns

The town council approved plans to join in this week.

The project will cost less than $1 million. The town and Dare County will pay for a portion. Homeowners in the Pelican Watch area will also pitch in for the project.