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Sunset cove presentatio

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update on the sunset cove project in Jamaica bay that is set to break ground this summer

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Sunset cove presentatio

  1. 1. April 17, 2018 Elizabeth Jordan, Natural Resources Group Located off of West 19th Road and Cross Bay Blvd, Broad Channel, Borough of Queens SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION
  2. 2. 1994 SHEET 2 / 11 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | History
  3. 3. SHEET 3 / 11 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Project Goals GOALS • Restore 3 acres of salt marsh and 9 acres of coastal upland • Increase storm resiliency and wave attenuation with a +8.5 NAVD berm • Provide an opportunity for education and community involvement • Increase the health of Jamaica Bay TOTAL BUDGET: Phase 1 - $13 million DOI-NFWF Grant, DEC Mitigation funding and Transco Williams Mitigation Funding, and City funds PROJECT SIZE: 12 ac
  4. 4. WETLAND CATEGORIES HIGH MARSH NATIONAL WETLANDS INVENTORY INTERMEDIATE MARSH SUNSET COVE SHEET 4 / 11 0’ 10’ 20’ N SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Regulated Wetlands
  5. 5. DEBRIS ALONG NORTHERN SHORELINE PAVING AT PROPOSED TIDAL CHANNEL MOUTH SHEET 5 / 11 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Existing Conditions
  6. 6. SITE BOUNDARY EXISTING BULKHEAD JAMAICA BAY SHORELINE DEBRIS NPS PROPERTY LINE VARIOUS DEBRIS PILES SITE ENTRANCE/STAGING SPARTINA TO BE PROTECTED PANICUM TO BE PROTECTED EXCAVATION AREA 0’ 80’ 160’ N SHEET 6 / 11 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Construction Activities
  7. 7. FRESHWATER WETLAND BERM WITH PEDESTRIAN PATH GRASSLAND LOW MARSH UPLAND HIGH MARSH SECONDARY CHANNEL SHORELINE AREA PARK ENTRANCE TIDAL CHANNEL MOUTH OVERLOOK OVERLOOK WITH BENCH SHEET 7 / 11 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Schematic Plan 0’ 80’ 160’ N
  8. 8. SHEET 8 / 11 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Schedule
  9. 9. SHEET 9 /11 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Schedule CONSTRUCTION INFORMATION • Contractor - Grace Industries • Work Schedule • April/May - Contract and Permit Submittals • June/July - Additional Soil Testing • August to November - Excavation • November to December - Site Clearing • January to March - Berm/Paving/Sand and Soil Placement • March to June - Planting
  10. 10. LOW MARSH / S. alternaflora HIGH MARSH / J. gerardii HIGH MARSH / S. patens HIGH MARSH / D. spicata HIGH MARSH / S. subulatum UPLAND / P. virgatum UPLAND / B. tinctoria UPLAND / L. japonica UPLAND / C. gravii UPLAND / P. quinquefolia SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH RESTORATION | Plant Palette SHEET 10 / 15
  11. 11. Soundview Salt Marsh Restoration SHEET 11 / 11 SUNSET COVE SALT MARSH | Inspiration

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