Raised Marine Structures

Measures related to physical infrastructure opportunities to address flood risk

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Raised Marine Structures

DESCRIPTION:
Marine structures along the waterfront can be raised above the elevation of shoreline land to provide flood protection. This measure creates a floodwall along the shoreline using the marine structures and protects any buildings on top of the structure by raising them out of the flood levels.




SHORELINE LOCATION: VariesDESIGN LIFE:IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT:

50+ yearsMajor Intervention



ADAPTABILITY:
Medium
CONSTRUCTION COST:
TBD




COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:





Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion




Types of Raised Marine Structures:
Click the images and links below to explore types of Raised Marine Structures.


Elevated WharfElevated Pier



Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.


Measures related to physical infrastructure opportunities to address flood risk

Looking for more? Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.


Raised Marine Structures

DESCRIPTION:
Marine structures along the waterfront can be raised above the elevation of shoreline land to provide flood protection. This measure creates a floodwall along the shoreline using the marine structures and protects any buildings on top of the structure by raising them out of the flood levels.




SHORELINE LOCATION: VariesDESIGN LIFE:IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT:

50+ yearsMajor Intervention



ADAPTABILITY:
Medium
CONSTRUCTION COST:
TBD




COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:





Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion




Types of Raised Marine Structures:
Click the images and links below to explore types of Raised Marine Structures.


Elevated WharfElevated Pier



Head back to the Measures Explorer to check out other flood and seismic measures.


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