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Three shoreline improvement projects approved

The Gloucester County Wetlands Board approved three shoreline improvement applications during a meeting last Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the colonial courthouse.

George T. Foster Jr. received authorization to remove existing dilapidated wood bulkhead and replace with 113 linear feet of Class 1 riprap, said Linda Walthall, Gloucester’s environmental programs administrative coordinator. The riprap will be placed adjacent to property situated along Snug Harbor Canal (northeast branch of Sarah Creek) at 2002 E. Snug Harbor Drive.

Walthall said that the Foster application was approved as presented with the condition that the impacted vegetated wetlands be mitigated through Heartquake Creek Bank.

Following a separate hearing, the board approved the request of James Gardner. Gardner sought permission to construct 100 linear feet of riprap revetment adjacent to property situated along the northeast branch of Sarah Creek at 1818 Creekwood Court. Walthall said the board approved the applicat...

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