New Regional Beach Access Updates

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    Dune Allen RBA: Visit South Walton hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony for the first, new regional beach access in South Walton in the last decade Dec. 10. The Dune Allen RBA is now open for both locals and visitors to enjoy, complete with additional parking, restroom facilities, a lifeguard station on the sandy beach and a new dune walkover to the Gulf. Street Address: 5999 W County Highway 30A

    Miramar Beach RBA (Scenic Gulf Drive):
    Staff continues to work through the permitting and design phase for the Miramar Beach RBA. This access is scheduled to open in late 2020, with a 10-month construction phase. Amenities include additional parking, a revised pavilion, a dune walkover and a lifeguard on the sandy beach. Street Address: 907 Scenic Gulf Drive

    Seagrove Beach RBA:
    Staff continues to work through the permitting and design phase for the Seagrove Beach RBA, with applications submitted to their respective agencies in December. Construction for this project plans to begin in 2020 and will be ready to welcome visitors later in the year. Street Address: TBD, Located Across from Café Thirty-A
     
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    Regional Beach Access Updates:

    The Scenic Gulf Drive (Miramar Beach) RBA project is about 95% complete within design/permit phase. Construction is expected to begin in late fall 2020 and be ready to welcome visitors by early summer 2021.
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    The Seagrove Beach RBA, located across the street from Café Thirty A, is around 75% complete within the design/permit phase, with construction expected to begin in late 2020/early 2021. Construction is expected to take around 8 – 10 months.
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    The Walton Dunes RBA (Beachfront Trail) conceptual design plans were approved by the Walton Co. BCC earlier this year and staff is currently working through the permitting/design phase. This new RBA will have approx. 16 parallel ROW parking spaces, restrooms and an ADA-accessible boardwalk.

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    Proposed plans in attached pdf.

    See Live BeachCam at Walton Dunes Acccess.
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