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Fort Island Gulf Beach is now open!
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Fort Island Gulf Beach is now open!

Crystal River, Florida -- Citrus County Parks and Recreation has announce the opening of Fort Island Gulf Beach in Crystal River Saturday, March 24, after completing a beach renourishment project.

Maintenance crews have finished ahead of schedule and under budget. The original completion date was Friday, March 30, 2012.

The county says total of 1,625 tons of sand was delivered to the beach for a material cost of $47,775.  Labor and equipment cost have been reduced by finishing ahead of schedule.

Beach renourishment is a common shore protection measure that preserves beach resources.

For more information, please contact Parks and Recreation at (352) 527-7540.

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