SWG-2010-00635 - Nueces County Coastal Parks - Nueces County
Full Public Notice Project Plans
The applicant proposes to amend their existing permit, SWG-2010-00635, which was issued on 31 March 2011 and authorized the improvement to the existing marina and park facility with the replacement of the existing bulkhead, removal of six existing piers, and grading of the existing parking area to increase the elevation. The proposed amendment would authorize a new lighted fishing pier which will consist of an 8- by 170-foot walkway with an 8- by 92-foot L-head that will be approximately 4 feet above the water with lighting to aid in recreational fishing, as well as lighting for navigation safety. The proposed amendment would also authorize the restoration of the existing boat ramp through the removal of approximately 39 cubic yards of rock debris and seagrass wrack from a 528-square-foot area, located below the mean high water and within the existing boat ramp, using a mechanical dredge. The mechanical dredging will be conducted from land and the dredged material will be dewatered onsite within an upland location, surrounded by both silt-screen fencing and hay bales. Once the material dewaters, it will be used onsite to restore eroded upland areas. The excavated rock debris will be placed along the shoreline, above the annual high tide, to supplement the existing riprap. Lastly, the proposed amendment would also authorize the replacement of an existing derelict pier associated with the boat ramp with a new boat dock to act as a loading or attendant pier for boaters. The new loading dock will be 4 by 45 feet long and constructed 1.5 foot above mean high water. The loading dock will extend towards Morris and Cummings Cut immediately adjacent to the existing boat ramp.