Eight Buoys Reinstalled in Little Egg Inlet

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The United States Coast Guard says it has successfully reinstalled eight buoys in the Little Egg Inlet, re-opening the waterway to boaters.

The buoys were originally removed in March of last year after shoaling reduced the depth of the Inlet.

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The Coast Guard, the state of New Jersey and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers worked together since then to create a safe navigation waterway in the Inlet.

Officials say the safety of mariners is their main priority, and now that the inlet is deep enough for travel the new buoys will provide a better visual for both day and night boaters to once again sail safely.

The waterway runs from Long Beach Island down to Brigantine. 

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