SWG-2012-00493 - Calhoun County - Calhoun County
Full Public Notice Project Plans
The applicant proposes to place 40,000 cubic yards of clean sand from Fordyce Materials, Murphy Plant in Nursery, Texas, 2,659 cubic yards of rock for a groin, and 3,725 cubic yards of rock/riprap for a breakwater into Carancahua Bay. There will be a total of 46,384 cubic yards of fill material placed below the high tide line (HTL) into approximately 2.18 acres of Carancahua Bay for a shoreline restoration project along a 1,750-linear-foot section of Port Alto Beach.
As part of the restoration project, the applicant also proposes to place 1,700 cubic yards on top of the berm, which is a ridge running along the shoreline, to raise the elevation, act as a cap to the berm, and reduce salt water intrusion, into the wetlands. All stockpiled material will be placed above HTL.