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SWG-2013-00582 - D. R. Horton-Texas LTD - Galveston County

Published Jan. 21, 2016
Expiration date: 2/22/2016

Full Public Notice  Project Plans

The applicant proposes to construct a marina; to extend the length of a previously authorized pier; to dredge; and to beneficially use the dredge material by creating a living shoreline.  Specifically, the following activities are proposed:

Structures to be constructed:

  •              Marina - 14,824 square feet of area to be impacted
  •              Walkway - Extend the length of a previously authorized 6-foot-wide by 100-foot-long walkway by 1,800 square feet to construct an 8-foot-wide by         300-foot-long walkway
  •              Pavilion - An 80-foot-wide by 32-foot-long covered pavilion at end of the walkway
  •              Docks - Two 8-foot-wide by 192-foot-long docks, with 48 slips
  •              48 Finger piers - 4-foot-wide by 31-foot-long
  •              West Pier - 8-foot-wide by 80-foot-long walkway and 40-foot by 20-foot deck


  •              Approximately 7,750 cubic yards from 1.72 acres, within a 300-foot by 250-foot area, to a depth of 6 feet below existing bottom (NAVD 88 vertical datum)
  •              Expected maintenance dredging is 700 cubic yards of material per year.  The reserve capacity in the marsh is 8,943 cubic yards and anticipated that       the project will allow for 10 years of maintenance dredging material.  All calculated dredging quantities include a 10% over-dredge factor.

Fill placed:

  •              Wave barrier - 206 linear feet to protect living shoreline
  •              Geotextile tubes - 5,440 cubic yards of dredge material will be placed into 2,186 linear feet
  •              Living shoreline - 13,380 cubic yards of material will be placed into 2.07 acres of waters of the U.S. and planted during the creation of a marsh