Red Bud Isle – Shoreline Erosion Project Begins

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The second of two shoreline erosion projects has begun at Red Bud Isle. Funds from the Foundation as well as those raised by the Friends of Red Bud Isle totaling over $9,000 will reconstruct a portion of the shoreline, making it easy for dogs and people to enter and exit Lake Lady Bird. When completed, it will look like this:

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Completed Steps from 1st Erosion Control Project

Completed Steps from 1st Erosion Control Project

But American Youthworks and Parks Equipment operator Rico are beginning with the sandbag placement:

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Sandbagging the site

Sandbagging the site

Here’s the future steps and rock and gravel needed for the project.

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Big limestone blocks that will be the steps.

Big limestone blocks that will be the steps.

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Gravel and Rock for the project

Gravel and Rock for the project

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