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Lafitte's Cove Sheet Pile Marsh

Created by Beau Buhring on Jan 08, 2015  
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General
Galveston , TX
United States
29° 13' 3.09" N, 94° 56' 12.1056" W
Texas US
Pre-Project Conditions
Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAVs) present?: 
Do Not Know
Pre-Construction Erosion Present?: 
No
Existing Structures or Debris?: 
Yes
Describe Existing Structures or Debris at the Site: 
Existing bulkhead onsite (canal).
Environmental Considerations
Name of Waterbody: 
Eckert Bayou
Site Classification: 
Cove
Maximum Exposed Fetch Distance: 
0.00 miles
Shoreline orientation relative to max. fetch distance: 
0 Degrees
Adjacent to Navigation Channel?: 
No
Project Site Within a Designated No-Wake Zone?: 
Do Not Know
Design Considerations
Was fill brought in?: 
Yes
Source of Fill: 
Fill was dredged from the bottom of the canal.
Area of upland conversion to marsh: 
2,700 square feet
Length of Project: 
180 feet
Average Project Width: 
15 feet
Width of Wetlands Below MHW: 
15 feet
Structural Elements
Did the project involve a structure?: 
Yes
Describe construction materials: 
Vinyl sheet pile wall used to stabilize a planted, intertidal marsh.
Length of Structure: 
180 feet
Area of shallow bottom conversion to structure: 
0 square feet
Width of Open Water Between Structure and Wetlands: 
0 feet
Structure Monolithic or Layered: 
Monolithic
Drop downs, or openings or overlaps?: 
No
Porosity of structure (for vertical structures only): 
0%
Non-Structural Elements
Percentage of vegetative cover between structure and MHW line: 
100%
Cross-section width of planted area: 
15 feet

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