The Gloucester Wetlands Board, during its March 9 meeting, gave its approval to four proposed shoreline improvement projects.
The first application was from Suzanne and Robert Klein Jr. of Kings Creek Road. The Kleins sought authorization to construct two living shoreline expansions with riprap sills, back fill, spartina and three riprap spurs with backfill. The request was approved unanimously.
Curtis and Naseem Matteson of York Haven Lane requested permission to construct a 17 by 50 foot riprap breakwater, 126 feet of marsh toe sill, 238 feet of marsh toe revetment, a 12 by 30 foot open cell paver boat ramp flanked by riprap and a 20 by 30 foot riprap sill. The project also entails 160 cubic yards of sand with wetland vegetation be installed. The project was approved with a vote of six in favor; board member Chip Neikirk abstained due to his involvement with the project.
Bonnie Cross of Cross Breeze Lane sought authorization to install 150-linear-foot rock revetment with fi...
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