PORT LAVACA—Just off SH 35, the fishing pier at Lighthouse Beach Park is nearing the end of a highly anticipated reconstruction process.

All but the 462-foot pier’s T-head was destroyed when Hurricane Harvey hit in August 2017.

Lighthouse Beach Fishing Pier

Kevin Carrillo, 16, fishes at Lighthouse Beach Park in Port Lavaca.

Fishing Pier at Lighthouse Beach Park

The D-head of the new fishing pier at Lighthouse Beach Park will feature two shaded areas, as shown in a 3-D rendering of the shaded structures.

Lighthouse Beach Fishing Pier

Chaparo Carrillo adjusts his fishing hook while fishing Saturday at Lighthouse Beach Park in Port Lavaca.

Bayfront Beach Park

A new parking lot and solar lights were recently installed at Bayfront Beach Park in Port Lavaca.

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Kali Venable is an investigative and environmental reporter for the Victoria Advocate. She can be reached at 361-580-6558 or at kvenable@vicad.com.

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