Date of Completion:
- March 2017
- Northeastern University
Dune construction for shoreline protection and beach nourishment
Created using cobbles of similar size/color as site, pre-construction
Salvage & re-use 500cy native beach cobbles
Import, compact, grade 1,275 tons gravel dune core material
Import, grade 825 tons of cobble beach nourishment material
Import, grade, and plant 425 tons of sand dune material
Major storm event
Dune with sea grass plantings holds.
Post-storm. Roadway saved.