Sand fences being installed along six miles of dune in Nags Head

[courtesy Town of Nags Head]

The Town of Nags Head sand fence installation project is currently underway.   Crews are installing one row of sand fence in the public trust area of the ocean beach, and will be working for the next 2-3 weeks.

The project footprint for 2021 is from just North of June Street, in South Nags Head, continuing  5 to 6 miles north, ending between Enterprise and Dune Street.

If you have questions related to this project, please contact Kate Jones, Engineer Technician, at

If you have questions about additional measures that homeowners can take on beachfront property, please see the Town of Nags Head Ocean Sand Relocation page as well as the Dune Vegetation Cost Share page for more information and contacts.

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