Coastal Management

Renourishment project view from the sky

Since the mid 1980’s, the City of Boca Raton has been monitoring and maintaining the City’s over 4.75 miles of shoreline through the construction of beach nourishment projects, proper dune management practices, continuous dredging of the Boca Raton Inlet and land preservation. The City has conducted 8 beach renourishment projects, four emergency hurricane repair projects and 1 hurricane emergency dune repair project. Additionally, since 1972 when the City took over maintaining the Boca Raton Inlet, the City’s has dredged over 2.3 million cubic yards of sand from the interior of the Boca Raton Inlet.

August 27, 2021

Over the next few weeks, a barge will be back and forth to Red Reef Park deploying limestone boulders for the construction of a snorkel reef. This project is weather dependent and may be delayed if there are rough sea conditions.