Authors: ECC and HDR
Reference: ECC and HDR. 2011. Design Document Report, RECOVERY Houston-Galveston Navigation Channel, Multiple Site Repairs – Phase II, Volume I: Bolivar Marsh and Evia Island. Prepared for USACE Galveston District. HSC 401-528. September 9th 2011
Summary: This is a design report of debris removal, and design and construction of levee repairs, shore protection, channelization and marsh creation. This was done within the North and South Goat Island, Evia Island, Bolivar Marsh and 288 Acre Marsh placement areas and beneficial use sites, which are associated with the Houston-Galveston Navigation Channels (HGNC).
What You Will Find Here: Settlement Estimates for 288 acre Marsh Figure 301 p. 3-3, Data Collection Instrument Locations Figure 4-1 p. 4-2, Measured Water Level at Boilvar Marsh Figure 4-2 p. 4-4, Current Speeds Figure 4-3 p. 4-5, Wind Rose Figure 5-1 p. 5-1, Wind Speeds during Hurricane IKE Figure 5-3 p. 5-3, Waterlevel excedance Figure 5-7 p. 5-6, Shipwaves p. 5-10, Breakwater transmitted wave heights at varying water levels Figure 6-11 p. 6-21, Channels and Ponds p. 7-2, Placement Areas Figure 7-4 p. 7-5, Proposed Pond and Channel Layout Figure 7-8 p. 7-7, 288 Acre Cell at Bolivar Marsh Figure 8-2 p. 8-4, Marsh Layout and Slopes Based on Construction Method p. 8-8, Marsh and borrow layout and weathering p. 8-9, Bay Circulation and Sediment Transport p. 8-12, Ebb Tidal Currents past the Marsh Figure 8-13 p. 8-15, Summary p. 10-1