DELAWARE BEACHES

 
 

PROJECT DETAILS

  • Project Client: USACE – Philadelphia District
  • Dredge Quantity: 1.41 million cubic yards
  • Vessel Type: Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge
  • Dredges Worked: Liberty Island, Terrapin Island & Padre Island

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

The Delaware Beaches project was designed to provide flood control and coastal emergency repair on five Delaware coast beaches from Cape Henlopen to Fenwick Island. GLDD dredged and placed 1.41 million cubic yards of sand along Bethany and South Bethany beaches, Rehoboth, Dewey and Fenwick Island, amounting to 26,000 linear feet of renourished shoreline.