Construction Underway At Newest Marine Park Sandcastle

Work on the next giant outdoor sandcastle in Salmon Arm began today.

It's set for the usual spot down at Marine Park.

Artist Marc Dansereau says the work will take about two weeks "The plan is to probably be here from 9-5 Monday to Saturday for the next two weeks."

Dansereau says that more bridges are his goal for this year "We've figured out a way to make it stable and still be able to hold the bridges, so just structurally I've learned lots from practice."

He also has info on his next build plan in Salmon Arm, saying "We have one more for the Salmon Arm Children's Festival on Canada Day, and that work will start on the Saturday before."

Dansereau lost his daughter to cancer a few years ago, and has been building sandcastles in support of the Shuswap Hospice Society ever since.