Shark River Inlet Sand By-Passing Project

by W. Mack Angas,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 4, Pg. 331-349

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: By-passing of sand across Shark River Inlet on New Jersey Coast; by-passed sand is coarser, better graded, and gives more stable fill than sands dredged in Shark River; removal of excess accretion from feeder beach at up-drift side of Inlet restores to utility much of length of fishing pier which was dry, and it is supposed to facilitate maintenance of navigation channel of Shark River Inlet.

Subject Headings: Sand (hydraulic) | Inlets (waterway) | Sandy soils | Rivers and streams | Ecological restoration | Beach accretion | Dredged materials | Coarse-grained soils | New Jersey | North America | United States

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