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SWG-2010-00866 - Matagorda County - Gulf of Mexico - Matagorda County, Texas

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston
Published Sept. 28, 2021
Expiration date: 10/28/2021

Full Public Notice           Project Plans          Attachment 1

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  The applicant proposes to discharge 381,500 cubic yards of beach quality sand along 2.2 miles of Gulf of Mexico frontage during beach nourishment activities.  The beach nourishment template is approximately 250-foot-wide and extends from the existing federal revetment (approximate +4.5-foot contour) to the approximate -4.0-foot contour seaward.  It is an approximate 81.3-acre area, with 63.1 acres seaward of the Gulf of Mexico mean high water line.  Eleven sand source sites are identified; the preferred sources for the first nourishment cycle are Federal DMPA No. 108, Federal DMPA No. 100, and the Weidman property.  Geotechnical and material testing has been completed or is in progress for each of the three preferred sand sources.  The proposed project was previously authorized by two expired permits, SWG-2010-00866 (eastern reach) and SWG-2009-01133 (western reach).  Attachment 1 contains additional project details.