Seawalls

Measures related to physical infrastructure opportunities to address flood risk

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Seawalls

DESCRIPTION:
Seawalls are hardened structures at the shoreline that can be raised above expected flood levels to protect from coastal flooding. Almost all of the existing shoreline in the study area consists of seawalls of one type or another. New seawalls could be constructed of concrete bulkhead walls, or using stone piles known as revetments.




SHORELINE LOCATION:DESIGN LIFE:IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT:
Shoreline50 - 100+ yearsMajor Intervention



ADAPTABILITY:
Varies
CONSTRUCTION COST:
TBD




COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:





Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion




Types of Seawalls:
Click the images and links below to explore types of Seawalls.


Rip-Rap RevetmentNew Seawall Bayward

New Seawall In-Place




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.


Seawalls

DESCRIPTION:
Seawalls are hardened structures at the shoreline that can be raised above expected flood levels to protect from coastal flooding. Almost all of the existing shoreline in the study area consists of seawalls of one type or another. New seawalls could be constructed of concrete bulkhead walls, or using stone piles known as revetments.




SHORELINE LOCATION:DESIGN LIFE:IMPACT ON THE WATERFRONT:
Shoreline50 - 100+ yearsMajor Intervention



ADAPTABILITY:
Varies
CONSTRUCTION COST:
TBD




COASTAL FLOOD HAZARDS MITIGATED:





Sea Level Rise
Storm Surge
Groundwater
Waves
Erosion




Types of Seawalls:
Click the images and links below to explore types of Seawalls.


Rip-Rap RevetmentNew Seawall Bayward

New Seawall In-Place




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


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