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Rapid erosion troubles Lido Shores residents

Rapid erosion troubles Lido Shores residents

Private property and pubic beach threatened by severe erosion along Lido Shores.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Judge says Lido sand project should proceed

Judge says Lido sand project should proceed

The plan to dredge Big Sarasota Pass and renourish a 1.6-mile stretch of south Lido Key Beach moves forward.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Mayor seeks Manatee money for beach fix

Mayor seeks Manatee money for beach fix

Longboat Key wants Manatee to pay for a portion of the beach plan.

January 21, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat seeks to stabilize north-end erosion

Longboat seeks to stabilize north-end erosion

“I recommend we come at this with a lower quality sand than we have tolerated in other projects.”

December 31, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sand won’t stick to North Longboat Key

Sand won’t stick to North Longboat Key

The seawall is probably the only reason the Coquina Building at Longbeach Condominiums is still there. I have concurred that under the current setup it will not be possible to retain sand in front of that seawall,”

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Manager talks beach, red tide, new park

Manager talks beach, red tide, new park

Bullock says dead fish have been removed, beach is near complete.

October 24, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Beach Nourishment Progress Update for June 23

Beach Nourishment Progress Update for June 23

The Longboat Key truck haul beach nourishment project, which continues to progress ahead of schedule, will be temporarily suspended during Independence Day weekend, July 1-4. The truck haul beach nourishment project, which continues to progress ahead of schedule, will be temporarily suspended during Independence Day weekend, July 1-4. Work in Segment 4, between the access […]

June 25, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Swiped sand returns to beach

Swiped sand returns to beach

Many residents saw escarpments and wondered if this year’s investment in beach sand would amount to nothing more than bad luck mixed with allegations of poor execution and design flaws. Soon, the sand started to drift back to shore.

June 20, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Rapid erosion steals sand from Inn on the Beach

Rapid erosion steals sand from Inn on the Beach

“There is no real usable beach at Inn on the Beach for pretty much their whole waterfront property. All of their dune walkovers are in the Gulf. When you come to a beach resort, we realize there is an expectation that there will be a beach.”

May 15, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sand starved beaches to soon see relief

Sand starved beaches to soon see relief

The Year of 2015 proved to be one of watching erosion on Longboat Key’s beaches. On the south end of the key, in front of L’Ambiance and Sanctuary Condominiums, all of the recreational beach has eroded and the vegetative dunes are what remains. The town spent  the year applying for and waiting as government agencies […]

January 5, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »