Dune Restoration

Summary: Erickson Consulting Engineers, Inc. (ECE) has been responsible for managing all design, permitting, engineering and construction of a “fast-track” emergency dune reconstruction project for over 10 private oceanfront residences since 2007 to provide protection to upland property from imminent storm damage, facilitate beach access and enhance aesthetics and the environment. These projects include sand placement, grading, revegetation and construction of dune walkovers.

Key Project Elements:

  • Beach Profile Surveys
  • “Fast-Track” Permitting with State and Local Agencies
  • Sand Compatibility Testing and Analysis
  • Dune Design
  • Re-Vegetation Plans
  • Sea Turtle Monitoring/Protection Plans
  • Development of Construction Plans and Specifications
  • Construction Bidding
  • Construction Monitoring and Oversight
  • Post-Construction Performance Monitoring
  • Compaction Testing


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