Dredging Project To Lengthen Galveston Beach

(Galveston, TX)  --  A dredging project scheduled for later this year will lengthen a stretch of Babe's Beach in Galveston.  City officials say they plan to award a contract for the job in April or May, and work will start 60 days later.  

The 14-million-dollar project will extend Babe's Beach between 61st Street and 83rd Street, but exactly how far isn't known yet.  Babe's Beach was originally built in 2015.  It placed a beach along the seawall west of 61st Street for the first time since Hurricane Carla in 1961.

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