Rob Bloxom

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Virginia Congressman Scott Taylor says Tangier Island will finally be betting a jetty as it sees its shores disappearing every year from erosion and sea level rise.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports Taylor announced that the federal approval process has been finally been concluded.

He said that construction should start this year and be finished by 2019.

The Eastern Shore Virginia Representative made the announcement during a visit to the island with Delegate Rob Bloxom.