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While Lowdermilk Park is currently closed, the Naples area beach renourishment project had the last sand hauls delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.

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Michel Fortier/Staff While Lowdermilk Park is currently closed, the Naples area beach renourishment project had the last sand hauls delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.

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While Lowdermilk Park is currently closed, the Naples area beach renourishment project had the last sand hauls delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
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The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
A lone kayaker makes his way past the closed Lowdermilk Beach which is surrounded by orange fence to keep pedestrians away while earth moving equipment spreads freshly mined sand over the beach. The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
While Lowdermilk Park is currently closed, the Naples area beach renourishment project had the last sand hauls delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
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Coastal Projects Manager Gary McAlpin, left, speaks with Phillis & Jordan manager Jerry Henry, right, at Lowdermilk Park in Naples.  The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
County inspector Thomas Salay, right, grabs the inspection ticket from driver Ricardo Buenas, left, as fellow inspector Dennison Chung takes a look at the sand haul to make sure it's free of debris.  The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
While Lowdermilk Park is currently closed, the Naples area beach renourishment project had the last sand hauls delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
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Jerry Henry of Phillips & Jordan directs a dump truck full of mined sand back before dumping it's load on the beach. The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
  • Michel Fortier/Staff
The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.
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Naples Mayor John Sorey, center, briefs the media on the completion of the sand delivery portion of the beach renourishment project in Naples.  The Naples area beach renourishment project continues with the final sand hauls being delivered on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The project is expected to wrap up earlier than anticipated and according to Naples Mayor John Sorey, it will provide a $10 million economic impact in the county.

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