The Cayucos Pier is set to reopen later this summer, two years after it was closed because of safety concerns.
The county-owned pier was closed in July 2013 after officials found missing and severely deteriorated piles and cross-bracing that could have caused the pier to collapse in a powerful winter storm. Divers discovered the creosote-treated pilings had rotted from the inside.
The pier’s $3.5 million renovation — paid for with county money, donations and grants — is expected to be completed by Aug. 14 with a formal opening on Labor Day.
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