Dredging of Shinnecock Inlet set to begin

The dredging of the inlet will begin tonight

The dredging of the inlet will begin tonight and is expected to last about a month. (December 10, 2012 8:15 PM)

Dredging of the Shinnecock Inlet is set to begin tonight and last about a month.

The $7.5 million project is expected to restore the inlet back to pre-hurricane standards. Joe Seebode, of the Army Corps of Engineers, says the dredging will remove sand from the inlet and pump it onto the beaches west of the jetty. He adds there is enough work over the next month to move about 500,000 cubic...

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