Accession Number : ADA119864

Title :   West Beach, Westport, Connecticut, Sherwood Island State Park. Detailed Project Report and Environmental Assessment.

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS WALTHAM MA NEW ENGLAND DIV

PDF Url : ADA119864

Report Date : Sep 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 377

Abstract : Detailed Project Report present results of an analysis of beach erosion problems at Sherwood Island State Park, and investigated several alternative plans of erosion control for West Beach, the Sherwood Island State Park. Recommended beach widening by placement of sandfill along 1800 feet; also lowering of the landward portion of existing groin structure and the construction of another groin structure. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Beaches, Connecticut, Land areas, Recreation, Shores, Beach erosion, Control, Filling, Sand, Offshore structures, Feasibility studies

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE