T-Groin update and new pictures

Lot of activity on the beach this week. Rocks were added on north side of Upham Beach in front of Caprice and Starlight Condo. After the rocks were put in at the water line, about three feet of sand was added to the beach to allow trucks to travel from the barges to the work area.

They have been stacking up what look like black mats filled with smaller stones. Turned out they are called Marine Mattresses. There is barge full of these things in Blind Pass across from Woody’s. Thanks to Warren, below is a link for more info on what they are….

http://www.tensarcorp.com/Systems-and-Products/Triton-Systems/Triton-Marine-Mattress-System

For reference, here is a view from the planes showing the new T-Groins over where the existing T-Groins are….

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