Duxbury Clipper

No more sand in the gears

Plans to enlarge parts of beach move forward


Work continues on plans to replenish sand on the section of Duxbury Beach along the seawall.

Leslie Fields of the Woods Hole Group updated the Conservation Commission last week on the project, with one of the big questions being where material would be found for the project.

Replenishing the beach will reduce storm damage and wave overtopping, as well as making more space for recreation and shore bird habitats, Fields said. Adding material would raise the beach about 11 feet above sea leve...

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