PROVINCETOWN — The popular waterfront parking lot at Herring Cove Beach will be rebuilt farther inland than planned due to an emerging “hot spot” of erosion that is expected to last several years at least.

But the construction project can’t come too soon for a local tourism leader who says the disintegrating parking lot has begun to take an economic toll.

“Many visitors start their trip to Provincetown spending the day at the beach, and then later spending time in town,” Provincetown Tourism Director Anthony Fuccillo said. “The latter part of the day in Provincetown is negatively affected if the beach parking isn’t available.”

Read the full article by Mary Ann Bragg from the Cape Cod Times here.