Texas, Corps Outline $31B Plan to Protect State’s Coast (Source: ENR)

by Nov 8, 2018News0 comments

Author: By Louise Poirier

A long-awaited draft feasibility study released by the Texas General Land Office and the Army Corps of Engineers pegs the cost of constructing a series of resiliency projects along the Texas coastline at between $23 and $31 billion.

The largest project in the study is a storm surge barrier between Bolivar Peninsula and Galveston Island, known as the “Ike dike” or the “coastal spine.”

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