CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS: DE-AL
APPROPRIATION / PHASE: Construction, General / Periodic Nourishment
BUSINESS PROGRAM: Flood and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction
AUTHORITY: Flood Control Act of 1968 and the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (P.L. 99‑662).
LOCATION: The project is located in Sussex County, Delaware, on the Atlantic Ocean at Indian River Inlet.
DESCRIPTION: This project is authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1968 and the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (P.L. 99-662). The plan of improvement consists of constructing a sand bypassing plant and operation of said plant for periodic nourishment of a feeder beach (approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sand, annually) to nourish approximately 3,500 feet of feeder beach on the north side of the inlet and protect the Delaware Route 1 highway.
PROJECT GOALS: The purpose of this project provides for construction of a sand bypassing beach plant, and operation of the plant for periodic nourishment of a feeder beach.
NON-FEDERAL SPONSOR: Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.
DATE OF PROJECT PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT: 26 Oct 1988
PROJECT MANAGER: Peter Gori