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Jamestown Beach Restoration - Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration, Phase 1 - Complete

Dec. 9, 2013

Scope of Work

This project consisted of 400 linear feet of shoreline stabilization. The work included the removal of one existing concrete rubble groin, the installation of two offshore breakwaters, 3000 cubic yards of sand fill beach nourishment and the installation of approximately 3,500 square feet of Spartina patens in designated areas landward of the breakwaters. This restoration phase started at the eastern end of the beach near the Jamestown ferry. The project was 50 percent funded by a Living Shoreline grant.  

Status of Project

The design and permitting of the project was completed by General Services.  Following construction activities, wetland plants were installed to complete the living shoreline project.


Date of Completion -  May 21, 2011

Note: Work was completed on time and within the environmental permit requirements.

Construction Budget

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Jamestown Beach 1
Jamestown Beach 2

Project design contract cost - $192,547
Design change orders approved to date - $4,093*
Current balance - $0

*Caused by the installation of a storm drain outfall channel required for a storm pipe uncovered during construction and for additional stone to stabilize a portion of the existing parking lot. Project was completed within budget. 


  • Receipt of Living Shoreline grant.
  • Obtaining all environmental permits for the project.
  • Completion of construction activities.
  • Installation of wetland plants.


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