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Six years after Hurricane Matthew, Jacksonville Beach pier could reopen soon

Construction on the Jacksonville Beach Pier
Construction on the Jacksonville Beach pier

After being closed for years, the Jacksonville Beach Fishing Pier is close to opening back up.

City Councilman Rory Diamond thinks people will be able to go on the pier again sometime this summer in either June or early July.

Construction repairs on the pier started in 2016 after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Matthew and the following year by Hurricane Irma.

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