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Williamsburg, VA 23188

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Jamestown Beach Restoration Shoreline

Stabilization and Restoration, Phase 3

April 1, 2015

Scope of Work

This project consists of 500 linear feet of shoreline stabilization and creation of a paddle craft launch area. The work includes the removal of existing concrete rubble along much of the shoreline, the installation of an offshore stone breakwater, a stone spur, sand fill beach nourishment, the installation of wetlands plants in designated areas landward of the breakwater, and a drop off area for paddle craft. The project also involves the creation of a tidal wetlands mitigation site and stabilization of the existing eroded bank behind the shoreline. This project is the final phase of the Jamestown Beach shoreline restoration and is adjacent to the 4-H Club property.


Civil Engineering Design: Complete – 100 percent progress
Construction Phase:  Start - February, 2015

Budget - Estimated Budget - $375,000
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. -   $26,135
Contract amount and percent completed - $24,661 – 94.3 percent  
Additional services - $3,530

Water’s Edge Construction - $284,891
Current payout and percent complete - $25,451 – 8.9 percent

Phase 3 picture 4
Phase 3 photo 5
  Jamestown Beach – Location of Phase 3
Phase 3 photo
  Existing Conditions – Rubble to be removed
Phase3 -  1 picture   Existing Conditions – Rubble to be removed
Phase 2 photo   Phase 2 Restoration area with Phase 3 in background
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  • Final design completed
  • All wetlands permits obtained
  • Additional archaeology work completed and approved by the state
  • Construction begun February 20, 2015
  • Stone structures completed March 30, 2015


Next Steps

  • Obtain all required environmental permits
  • Complete construction and bidding documents


Project Issues

  • Weather impacts due to snow and frequent rains

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