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All of us Long Beach Island residents know the importance of the South Jetty Light House. Here is an article from the SandPaper about the restoration project currently underway here:

The 150-foot barge Fathom Innovation, carrying a 200-ton crane, turned heads on Saturday, Sept. 19, when it tied up off Fourth Street in Barnegat Light. It was there to pick up supplies before starting a project to rebuild the Sandy-damaged light tower on the South Jetty. Marine Technologies Inc. of Baltimore expects the job to take six to seven days after it starts, said Project Manager Dustin Hawley. After demolishing what’s left of the old tower, they’ll build a galvanized steel tower that is anchored to the jetty rocks by a concrete foundation. Read more…

Source: http://thesandpaper.villagesoup.com/p/to-the-rescue-of-jetty-light-tower/1417202

Photo by: Maria Scandale (SandPaper.net)