Feasibility Report for Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Mobile County, Alabama (Including Dauphin Island)

Year: 1978

Summary

This study was undertaken to investigate the feasibility of erosion control and hurricane protection for Mobile County, Alabama, including Dauphin Island. Information presented herein addresses these related problems for various sections of the study area. Possible solutions and the desires of local interests have also been assessed. Analyses indicate that essentially all practical nonstructural measures offering potential benefits have been implemented in the study area. These analyses also indicate that, except for utilizing maintenance material dredged from the Mobile Bay entrance channel to reduce erosion on Dauphin Island, structural alternatives are either unacceptable to local interests or not economically feasible.

Cite this Record

Feasibility Report for Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Mobile County, Alabama (Including Dauphin Island). 1978 ( tDAR id: 143405) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8V69NHS

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Spatial Coverage

min long: -88.432; min lat: 30.144 ; max long: -87.924; max lat: 31.173 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Prepared By(s): U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District

Record Identifiers

NADB document id number(s): 596064

NADB citation id number(s): 000000073853

Notes

General Note: Submitted to: Mobile District

General Note: Sent from: DOD-COE

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