Coastal Dune Restoration
Coastal Dune Restoration —
Bethany Beach, DE

Project: Beach Replenishment and Dune Restoration
Project Sponsor: US Federal Government and State Department of Natural Resources
Location: Mid-Atlantic Coast
Scope: On this major beach replenishment project, ER&M was tasked with constructing all required dune crossovers (pedestrian, vehicular, and handicap), installing over 5 miles of sand fence, installing 450,000 Ammophila breviligulata ("Cape" beachgrass), seeding 12 acres of Panicum amarum, and applying 2 applications of fertilizer over 23 acres of restored dune.

Newly planted dune

Installing sand fence posts

Newly planted and fenced dune

Newly constructed and fenced vehicular crossover

Dune 4 months after initial planting

10600 York Road-Suite 203 | Cockeysville, MD 21030 | office (410) 337-4899 | fax (410) 583-5678 | email