DEERFIELD BEACH (CBSMiami) — Deerfield Beach’s International Fishing Pier has taken damage following the severe weather from Hurricane Matthew.READ MORE: Satellite Maker Terran Orbital Investing $300M To Build World’s Largest Commercial Spacecraft Facility In Florida
On Friday, city officials and staff will be assessing the extent of the damage to determine its safety before opening the pier to the public, located at 200 N.E. 21st Avenue.
Large waves and strong winds could be seen hitting the pier, despite South Florida escaping a direct hit from the storm.READ MORE: Marco Island Tops List Of '50 Safest Cities In Florida.' Did Your City Make The List?
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Residents will be notified further once the damage has been assessed as to the opening.