Beach Nourishment

Walton County Hurricane & Storm Damage Reduction Project

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Updated Project Timeline
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This timeline reflects all project efforts from Hurricane Opal in 1995 to the United States Army Corps of Engineers submission of the HSDR permit application. 

Fiscal Year 15-16 Project Cost Estimates
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The Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction – Walton County project, as presented by Mobile District, included study of the project scope, report, cost estimates, schedules, escalation, and risk-based  contingencies.

Oct. 2015 Community Workshop Powerpoint
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Visit South Walton hosted an informational community workshop on Oct. 6, 2015 to discuss new information and costs regarding the Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction project.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FDEP application
http://www.dep.state.fl.us/beaches/permitting/counties.htm
Navigate to Walton County Pending Applications, then Walton County Nourishment and Restoration Project.

Protocol for Erosion Control Line (ECL) Establishment
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Provided by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, this document outlines the necessary steps for the establishment of an Erosion Control Line. Provided in response to the discussion at the County Commission Workshop on December 2, 2014.

Updated Walton County HSDR Project Design Plans
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The current construction design plans.

HSDR Project Final Easement for County Hwy 30a
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The final version of the easements approved by the Walton County Board of County Commissioners in January 2015.

HSDR Project Final Easement for Western Walton County Beaches
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The final version of the easements approved by the Walton County Board of County Commissioners in January 2015.

HSDR Easement Map

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The final version of easement maps by the Walton County Board of County Commissioners in March 2016.

Latest Independent Research on Beach Nourishment Projects
by Daniel A. Barone, Kimberly K. McKenna, Stewart C. Farrell
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A study performed by the Coastal Research Center at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey (CRC) initiated a post-storm survey and assessment of the New Jersey shoreline in response to Hurricane Sandy which made landfall in Atlantic County on 29 October 2012. 

Beach Nourishment Map
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The proposed project areas for the Walton County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project.

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