Government study considers cost of restoring Tybee Island beaches

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is launching a $411,700 study to look at beach erosion on Tybee Island in Georgia that could be caused by the Savannah River's busy shipping channel. The government has pumped millions of cubic yards of sand on to the island since the '70s, and the study will look at how much additional spending will be needed to renourish the public beach.

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