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Gloucester Wetlands Board approves four requests

The Gloucester County Wetlands Board approved all four requests that came before it during the Feb. 12 meeting in the colonial courthouse.

The first request was from James A. Alexander III. Alexander sought authorization to construct a 60-foot timber bulkhead that would sit no more than two feet channelward of the current noneffective bulkhead. The project, located on the Piankatank River shoreline, was approved unanimously. The board noted that the proposed bulkhead was a replacement for the old bulkhead.

BCG Enterprise, LLC, requested authorization to remove a deteriorated timber bulkhead on the Fox Creek shoreline and replace it with 346 feet of vinyl bulkhead. They also requested maintenance dredging of Fox Creek inlet. Once again, this request was approved unanimously due to the site’s current significant erosion.

William A. Bradshaw came seeking authorization for a two-part project. The first part is to construct a foot of bulkhead in the same alignment as an existing, f...

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