Nourishment is officially a go for Nags Head

Other than the weather or equipment failure, no more obstacles appear to be in the way of Nags Head starting to pump sand onto 10 miles of beach this spring and finishing by October.

Pending litigation will not affect the timetable, and the state has approved a financing plan, Town Manager Cliff Ogburn said Wednesday.

As early as mid-June, Ogburn said, residents and visitors will likely see the first of up to four dredges, the Texas, a vessel the length of a football field, pumping sand from off the South Nags Head shoreline.

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