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Bio-Engineered Oyster Reef Demonstration (LA-08)

Created by Jon Risinger on Jan 08, 2015  
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General
Construction Dates: 
Actual
Jun, 2012
5476 Grand Chenier Hwy Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge
Grand Chenier , LA
United States
29° 38' 52.8" N, 92° 48' 10.8" W
Louisiana US
Pre-Project Conditions
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAVs) present?: 
No
Pre-Construction Erosion Present?: 
Yes
Pre-Construction Erosion at Adjacent Parcels?: 
Yes
Existing Structures or Debris?: 
No
Environmental Considerations
Name of Waterbody: 
Gulf of Mexico
Salinity: 
High: 30 ppt and above
Design Considerations
Length of Project: 
1,000 feet
Average Project Width: 
100 feet
Structural Elements
Did the project involve a structure?: 
Yes
Type of Structure: 
breakwater
Describe construction materials: 
2 ton oysterkrete cylindrical concrete modular units
Structure Base Width: 
100.0 feet
Length of Structure: 
1,000 feet
Type of foundation: 
Geotextile Fabric and Bedding Stone
Was geotextile used in foundation?: 
Yes
Porosity of structure: 
Medium
Project Performance
Overall performance of Living Shoreline for erosion protection?: 
Medium
Storm Exposure: 
Yes
Storm Date: 
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Storm Intensity: 
Medium
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PDF icon LA-08 O M n M Plan.pdf1.48 MB