USACE Philadelphia District
Published April 25, 2023
Expiration date: 5/10/2023

The applicant, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Division of Watershed Stewardship, has applied for a Department of The Army permit to conduct beach nourishment activities along 2,600 linear feet at Pickering Beach, 4,800 linear feet at Kitts Hummock and 2,200 linear feet at Bowers Beach, along the Delaware Bay east of Dover and Frederica, Kent County Delaware. These bay beach communities are subject to significant erosion from increased wave action during storm events. As such, the purpose of the project is to provide erosion and storm damage protection to infrastructure, as well as commercial and private structures and improve the beach for recreational use. More details are available in the "Public Notice" attachment and "Site locations" attachment. Public comments are requested by May 10, 2023.