Beginning in April 2015, a major beach replenishment project will come to Sea Isle City. This is expected to last through the summer. Sand will be dredged from the ocean floor just off shore and pumped onto the island through a series of pipelines. During this process a maximum section of 1,000 feet of beach will be closed for a three to seven day period starting from Strathmere and moving toward Townsends Inlet. Although this may cause some inconvenience, this pumping of sand onto the beaches is an amazingly fun process to witness for both adults and children. If you are here while this is going on you'll be in for spectacular treat. More importantly, periodic replenishment of our greatest asset is necessary for our economy, defense against storms, and for your vacation enjoyment! While there are too many variables to know exactly where the work will be at any given week during the season, the federal, state, county and local governments in conjunction with the contractor on site will do their best to give us periodic updates as the project progresses.