Accession Number:

ADA281087

Title:

Shoreline Protection and Beach Erosion Control Study. Phase 1: Cost Comparison of Shoreline Protection Projects of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Descriptive Note:

Special studies

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER INST FOR WATER RESOURCES ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

138.0

Abstract:

This report defines the scope of the Federal shore protection program over the period 1950-1993 in terms of the number of projects and types of protective measures lineal distances of protected shorelines project costs and expenditures to date and the quantities of sand used in the restoration and subsequent nourishment of beaches. This report also provides a projection of future costs of constructed protects requiring continued Federal involvement such as beach nourishment as well as an analysis of projected costs for projects which have a strong possibility of being constructed in the next five to ten years 1999 to 2004. Shore protection, Beach nourishment, Costs, Federal projects, Erosion control.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE