Replacement work begins on Fort Island Gulf Beach Boardwalk

Last Updated: Thursday, March 08, 2018, 12:05 PM EST

There is good news for residents in Crystal River.

According to news partner The Citrus County Chronicle, work has finally started to replace the Fort Island Gulf Beach Boardwalk and Fishing Pier.

The pier was damaged in 2016 by Hurricane Hermine.

There is no word yet on how long work will take on the boardwalk, but the re-decking work on the fishing pier should take two weeks.