Work wraps up on giant reefs to protect threatened shoreline in western P.E.I.

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Since late 2021, giant rock reefs have been being built along the shore of Cedar Dunes Provincial Park, part of a multimillion-dollar project aimed at stopping the distinctive red sand beach from being washed away.

On Monday, the P.E.I. government announced that the $3.4 million project — which includes seven 2,000-tonne reefs, 14,000 tonnes of new sand and an artificial barrier — is complete.

And judging by before-and-after photos taken of the shoreline, the results are “fantastic,” said Ernie Hudson, the province’s transportation minister who is also from western P.E.I.

“It’s going to be very interesting over the next few months for me to go out take a look,

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