Town of Stratford
Beach Sand Design
Sand grain size characterization Wave climatology study for various return period intervals
Analysis of storm induced erosion utilizing SBEACH
Preparation of beach maintenance plan
State permit for beach maintenance
Report of findings
RACE designed a sand replacement project at the popular Short Beach facility. Short Beach was ravaged by Hurricanes Irene and Sandy necessitating that the Town expend considerable funds to restore the beach back to pre-storm conditions. Following these storm events, the Town engaged RACE to prepare a designed beach grade to be resistant to erosion in periodic storm events. RACE performed detailed site investigations including topographic and bathymetric measurements, as well as, an analysis of the sediment grain size to optimize beach fill placement. RACE used the SBEACH computer model to determine erosion for various storm events.