CITY ANNOUNCEMENTS: Coastal Erosion Monitoring, Lap Pool Reopened

provided to The Santiva Chronicle

The City of Sanibel will begin a survey of the island’s beaches Monday, July 12 to monitor coastal erosion and accretion. This work will not interfere with access or usage of any of the beaches and take approximately three weeks to complete.

This year’s monitoring project has been awarded to Aptim Environmental & Infrastructure. The project is half funded by the Tourism Development Council with the remaining half funded by beach parking fees. It’s part of a continuing effort to collect and analyze beach profile data.

Anyone with questions about the 2021 beach monitoring project should contact the Department of Community Services Public Works operations at 239-472-6397.

Recreation Center Lap Pool Reopened

The Sanibel Recreation Center lap pool has been reopened after being closed due to a maintenance issue. For more information or questions, call the Recreation Center at 239-472-0345.

Vegetation Trimming on Sanibel Captiva Road

Vegetation along Sanibel Captiva Road from Bowman’s Beach to Blind Pass will be trimmed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, July 12 on both sides of the road and the Shared Use Path – weather permitting. One lane of Sanibel Captiva Road may be intermittently closed to traffic due to the nature of the vegetation work. Motorists are cautioned to proceed slowly and cautiously through the area when workers are present.

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