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Davis Islands dog beach boat ramp to close for repair

TAMPA — Starting Monday, the boat ramp at the Davis Islands dog beach will be closed until a renovation project is finished in December. City officials say the wakes from passing vessels have eroded the beach and shore line, exposing rubble and jeopardizing dogs and their owners. As a result, the city is spending $273,082 to build an off-shore break water, install artificial reef modules, and add and renew sand to prevent erosion. The city also is repairing and repaving the boat ramp and adding landscaping.

Davis Islands dog beach boat ramp to close for repair 07/05/13 [Last modified: Friday, July 5, 2013 5:14pm]
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