Jacksonville Beach pier to partially reopen Thursday

About 625 feet of pier to reopen as repairs continue

By Vic Micolucci - Reporter, anchor

JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla. - About 625 feet of the Jacksonville Beach Pier will reopen for use Thursday, Jacksonville officials said.

The coastal centerpiece was closed after it endured a beating from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. And Hurricane Irma in 2017 caused more issues, delaying repairs.

The decks have been replaced and new railings are on the side. 

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The portion set to reopen Thursday is from the seawall to piling 17.

Fees for access will be $1 and fishing will cost $3.

The rest of the pier will remain closed as it's analyzed for a re-design.


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