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Segment III


Littoral transport in the County is approximately 80 percent southward, and the average alongshore transport rate varies from about 60,000 to 80,000 cubic yards a year. Port Everglades inlet acts as a near complete barrier to southerly littoral sand transport and, because of the influence of the inlet and its jetties, Segment III exhibits some of the highest erosion rates in the County. The beaches of Segment III were nourished in 1971, 1976, 1979, 1989, 1991, and, other than erosional hot-spot projects in Hollywood and Hallandale, last renourished in 2005/06. Currently, the next renourishment of Segment III beaches is in the planning stages, and construction is anticipated to begin in 2019.​​