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Isle of Palms Beach Restoration

Completed multifaceted project. Total project costs including sand bag removal and beach nourishment – $8,400,000

Isle of Palms, South Carolina

City of Isle of Palms, South Carolina

Project Engineer: J.W. (Bill) Forman, Jr., P.E.

Project Highlights

  • Developed protocol for incorporation into the Contract Documents for documentation of sand bag removal with fill materials tested for compatibility for beach fill use.
  • Project executed during spring and summer turtle nesting season.
  • Developed protocol for turtle monitoring and for modification of construction operations in case of turtle nesting or observation of turtles in the project area.
  • Obtained SCDHEC-OCRM and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits including NEPA coordination.