Delaware Bay Coastline, Port Mahon, DE Project Index Map
The plan proposed in the final feasibility report for the purpose of flood and coastal storm damage reduction and ecosystem restoration at Port Mahon consists of a 5,200 foot long beachfill with periodic nourishment to provide for horseshoe crab and shorebird habitat. It also includes raising State Road 89 for a distance of 7,500 feet and placing riprap along a 1,200 foot length of the road to protect wetlands, and restoring 21.4 acres of degraded wetland habitat west of the road.

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