Plans to restore Ike-eroded beach

October 2, 2008 5:56:46 PM PDT
The Texas General Land Office plans at least one project to restore Texas Gulf Coast beaches eroded by the powerful storm surge of Hurricane Ike. ROAD TO RECOVERY: How you can help | School closings | Person locator | Important phone numbers | Assistance from FEMA | Filing a claim | Latest power numbers

A 51-block stretch of beach on Galveston Island along the city's seawall will be replenished as part of a $6 million project, the land office said Thursday.

The agency, which is responsible for managing Texas' 367 miles of coastline, is still working to approve at least two other projects.

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