‘It’s been a losing battle’ : Seawall collapses in South Ponte Vedra as coast reels from storms

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Action News Jax got a closer look at a seawall falling apart in South Ponte Vedra Beach and how it threatens a number of homes already on the brink of major destruction.
Neighbor Joe Solcz, speaking to Action News Jax, said sand dunes from a reclamation project used to be as tall as his concrete wall, but they're all gone now.
The tide can also be seen ripping into part of the seawall a few doors down while contractors work to save the homes beyond.
"Repairs are being made, but you know, it's been a losing battle the past few days," Solcz said.
A few houses down from Solcz, the sea seems to have the upper hand. Powerful waves have broken through a seawall and threaten even more damage. "The boys are saving the house [behind the breach] right now," he pointed out.
Our Action News Jax First Alert Weather Team says a weather pattern known as the local Nor'easter brought moderately strong winds and it wouldn't normally be a big deal, but according to Ian and Nicole, the coast is teetering.
"It was a big pit in my stomach," Solcz said of the uncertainty. He has been in Ponte Vedra since 2016 and had to rebuild his seawall after Hurricane Matthew.
"[We got] a great, quality wall that was deep," he pointed out. "How much did it cost?" asked Action News Jax reporter Jessica Barreto. "It was about $175 [a thousand dollars], and then we had to fill it in with soil," he explained.
Even with that barrier, he wonders what a direct impact of a hurricane or storm would look like.
"These [storms] are coming all around us and it's been pretty tough," Solcz shared.
Even after that investment, he says if his neighbors don't agree on a sturdier seawall, he'll likely be forced to move and sell his dream home.
"I think someone will like it because it's built right," he assured.
"There probably isn't an extremely long-term solution, but I think a continuous, well-built seawall that's very deep will help these homes last another decade or so, I don't know," he added.
Our Action News Jax First Alert Weather Team say the high surf in the area will also continue throughout the weekend.
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