In photos: Carolina Beach re-nourishment project underwayIsland Greenway in Carolina Beach finally…

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CAROLINA BEACH — Erosion on Pleasure Island, especially after Hurricane Florence, has taken its toll on the beaches — which is why the beach nourishment project happening now came at the perfect time.

It’s no small feat bringing literal tons of sand up from below the waves and widening the beaches, in fact, it takes thousands of feet worth of piping, heavy equipment, and several weeks worth of work.

Local photography business Clouds View Photography captured the view from above showing the scale of the project.

The contractor completing the project was awarded the contract in November of 2018 — for more than $17 million.

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