However long it takes for the development of new beaches, one thing is clear.
There is also a hotel located nearby, only about 550 meters away from the new beach.
Now the new beach has been reduced by more than half.
He said the corps estimated a 50 percent chance that the new beach and dunes would be overcome during the project's 30-year expected life.
Whatever happens, the new beaches would be open to the public.
Then, 150,000 cubic yards of new beach were put down.
This new beach is not only bigger than the old one, but might be considered a better one.
In both places, there are critics who say the new beaches are a waste of Federal and state tax money.
Supporters of the project hope to finance the new beach by using $15 million a year from tax revenues on real estate sales.
Will the new beach be as inviting as the old?