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"Niceville 5" Oyster Reef

Created by Beau Buhring on Jan 07, 2015  
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General
Construction Dates: 
Estimated
2010
Niceville , FL
United States
30° 27' 19.8468" N, 86° 24' 12.87" W
Florida US
Pre-Project Conditions
Major Plant Species Present: 
None
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAVs) present?: 
No
Pre-Construction Erosion Present?: 
Yes
Pre-Construction Erosion at Adjacent Parcels?: 
Do Not Know
Environmental Considerations
Name of Waterbody: 
Choctawhatchee Bay
Site Classification: 
Cove
Maximum Exposed Fetch Distance: 
4.00 miles
Shoreline orientation relative to max. fetch distance: 
0 Degrees
Adjacent to Navigation Channel?: 
No
Project Site Within a Designated No-Wake Zone?: 
No
Description of Nearby Structures: 
Adjacent properties have timber/rubble sea walls.
Design Considerations
Was fill brought in?: 
No
Length of Project: 
500 feet
Average Project Width: 
5 feet
Structural Elements
Did the project involve a structure?: 
Yes
Type of Structure: 
breakwater
Describe construction materials: 
Eight oyster reefs (fossilized, bagged oyster shell) approximately 8' x 4' x 2'.
Drop downs, or openings or overlaps?: 
Yes
Non-Structural Elements
Primary wetland species above MHW: 
Juncus roemerianus (black needlerush)
Additional Information