Coastal Dune Restoration

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Coastal Dune Restoration —
Ocean City, MD

Project: Yearly Maintenance of Coastal Dune Habitat and Pedestrian Access
Project Sponsor: State Government
Location: Mid-Atlantic Coast
Scope: Over many years, ER&M has performed maintenance work along this 7 mile stretch of dune. Work has included cleaning out, restoring, and fencing hundreds of pedestrian and vehicular crossovers; installing many thousands of feet of wooden handrails; installing timber retaining walls; removing, repairing, and installing tens of miles of sand fence; installing tens of miles of post and rope fence; supplemental planting, seeding, and fertilizing of 72 acres of dune habitat; and performing vegetation management activities.


Typical storm damaged pedestrian crossover


Rebuilt and refenced crossover

Typical storm damaged vehicular crossover

Restoring damaged vehicular crossover

Installing new fence handrail and retaining wall along vehicular crossover

Completed vehicular crossover

Typical damaged dune toe rope and sand fencing

Repaired dune toe rope and send fencing

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