St. Johns County seeks solutions for Summer Haven erosion

Published on October 11, 2022 at 1:11 pm

Officials are still trying to figure out how to deal with coastal damage caused by Ian.

One of the areas hit hardest is Summer Haven. It’s an area locals know well where ocean water has pushed underneath some homes and toward the Matanzas River on the other side.

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There are now two major breaches in the vulnerable area after Ian and those breaches are putting more homes at risk of being washed into the ocean. Two studies now are trying to figure out what to do next in the area.

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author image Travis Gibson is a digital reporter who has lived in Jacksonville for more than 25 years. He focuses on local issues like education and the environment.

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