Habitat and Dune Restoration at Dellanera Park
Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees
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The Habitat and Dune Restoration at Dellanera Park is located immediately west of the end of the Galveston Seawall and continues west for approximately 2,000ft. This area includes the western end of the Galveston seawall, the Seascape Condominiums, and Dellanera RV Park. This stretch of shoreline is some of the most erosional beachfront on Galveston Island and also serves to protect the primary evacuation route from west Galveston Island. Sediment transport is predominantly to the west, however due to the existing groinfield, sediment is largely contained and prohibited from reaching this area. The proposed habitat and dune restoration project is expected to widen the beach and provide increased storm projection for infrastructure, structures, dunes, and evacuation routes along this section of shoreline. The restored habitat would also serve as a basis of projection for endangered species, thus expanding the long-term benefit of the project beyond the original project limits.