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Design-Build Repair Bank Erosion, Phase II

NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic | Beaufort, SC

GM HILL was retained as prime contractor by NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic to design and construct erosion control measures along 3,000 linear feet of canal bank at Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, SC.  The scope of work included re-grading the banks of the tidal canal feeding into McCalley’s Creek along Paulkie Island Road near the air station main runway.  Erosion controls measures installed included installation of Class 2 “Type B” non-woven geotextile fabric layered with Class C and Class D rock rip rap, embedded stratweb, coir fiber matting planted with spartina patens and other native grasses including paspalum and centipede sods.  Environmental restrictions that limited areas of disturbance within existing tidal marsh areas.  Prior to initiating any site work, GM HILL obtained appropriate permitting to the State of South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permits.

Contract Amount $3M