Featured Project: Beach Nourishment on West Galveston Island

APOLLO® completed the field implementation portion of this beach nourishment project for the Texas General Land Office (GLO). APOLLO®'s field services team provided project management and field implementation including the following activities:

  • Development of Construction Plans for work to be performed
  • Implementation of Site-Specific Health and Safety Plan
  • Excavation, transportation and placement of approx. 240,000 cubic yards of sand to help reestablish the eroded beach
  • Grading of sand to a specified elevation, utilizing laser surveying equipment, for over 6.5 miles of beach
  • Conducted quality control testing for borrow source material, including sieve tests and color testing to match existing beach
  • Managed over 26,000 loads of material for delivery to the beach
  • Worked with Engineer to develop a plan to carefully place sand without disturbing beachfront homes
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