Ocean Springs sidewalk repairs to begin September 1

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS (WLOX) - Landmark Contracting says it can repair the damaged sidewalks on Front Beach in Ocean Springs for $46,000.

If the Ocean Springs Board of Aldermen approve a contract with Landmark at next week's meeting, sidewalk repairs can begin September 1 and be finished by October 1.

A 267 foot section of sidewalk along Front Beach got washed out by a combination of recent rains and strong wave action. Engineers determined the walkway wasn't designed to withstand the waves crashing into it.

A new sidewalk will be connected to the existing seawall. That will provide protection for the concrete surface.

Once the sidewalk repairs are finished, Ocean Springs will seek bids on a landscaping plan for the Front Beach area.

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