Wrightsville Beach feasibility study public information meeting

Published Nov. 12, 2020

WILMINGTON, N.C. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will hold a Facebook live-stream public information meeting on November 19, 2020 at 6 p.m. to discuss the Wrightsville Beach, NC Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Project Feasibility Study.

This study will analyze alternatives for an additional 50 years and continue Federal participation in cost shared coastal storm risk management measures. The primary study area is located within the Town of Wrightsville Beach, in southeastern North Carolina. After completion and approval of the feasibility study, Congressional authorization will be needed to extend Federal participation in the project.

The primary purpose of this public information meeting is to discuss the study scope, schedule and costs and provide an opportunity to obtain public input on coastal storm risk within the Town of Wrightsville Beach.

This study is being conducted using 100 percent Federal funds. The sponsor for the study is the Town of Wrightsville Beach, NC with stakeholder support from New Hanover County, NC. Cooperating Federal agencies for this study are the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, United States Fish and Wildlife Service, United States Environmental Protection Agency, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – National Marine Fisheries Service.

The live-stream will be featured on the US Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District Facebook page. Comments and questions will be monitored and can be submitted during the live-stream meeting. If you are unable to join the live-stream, the video will be stored on our Facebook page and can be viewed after the live-stream has ended. Click the link at the bottom of this release during the meeting time to view the live-stream.

Link: https://www.facebook.com/USACE.Wilmington





Dave Connolly

Release no. 20-012