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Wetlands board approves 4 shoreline improvement projects

The Mathews County Wetlands Board voted unanimously to approve four projects following public hearings on each during its Dec. 2 meeting.

The first project presented to the board was Susan Goldstein of Sandberg Lane. She requested to construct two rip rap revetments, one at 30 feet in length and the other at 60 feet. The project will be along the East River shoreline.

Mark Lane of Sweet Gum Drive requested to construct two 50-foot low profile groins and two 15-foot spurs. This project will take place on the Chesapeake Bay shoreline.

Paris and Carolyn Wiley of Sand Bank Road requested to construct 272 feet of rip rap marsh sill. It will be 14 feet wide and 4 feet tall, with 220 cubic yards of sand back fill and plantings. This project will take place along the portion of the Chesapeake Bay shoreline.

William Hoerter of East Shore Road requested to construct 137 feet of rip rap revetment against an existing deteriorating bulkhead. The project will take place along a portion ...

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