Accession Number:

ADA523953

Title:

Emergency Beach-Fill Procedures: Lessons Learned From 2004 Hurricane Season

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER VICKSBURG MS COASTAL AND HYDRAULICS LAB

Report Date:

2010-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

18.0

Abstract:

This Coastal and Hydraulics Engineering Technical Note CHETN is intended to guide the reviewer through the processes that were utilized to restore 21 shore protection projects within the 2005 Fiscal Year, placing 12 million cu yd of sand on the Federal beaches within the U.S. Army Engineer Division, South Atlantic. The guidance that was provided and the emphasis that Congress and Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers HQUSACE placed on these actions were extremely important to the success of the Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies FCCE program. This technical note outlines the Project Information Report PIR preparation phase, actions taken to expedite the PIRs through the approval process and the concurrent contracting strategies that allowed the work to be executed efficiently.

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology
  • Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE