Sand management activity at Beachport prompts cost concern

MACHINERY NEEDED: Heavy machinery is currently being used in various sand management activities at the Beachport boat ramp.

HEAVY machinery has been used for several days to remove built-up sand from the Beachport recreational boat ramp at a cost of $80,000.

Contractors have used a truck, an excavator, a drag-flow dredge, a large crane and front-end loader to undertake the scheduled maintenance in the area.

Wattle Range Council engineering services director Peter Halton said the work started on November 15 and was scheduled to finish today.

According to Mr Halton, the work was timed


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