coastal-protection

Hamilton Beach Bank Stabilization, Chebeague Island

Coastal Protection

Our coastline is increasingly under stress due to climate change. An increase in storm frequency and intensity has caused higher than normal storm surges and wave damage. The net result is erosion and loss of protective embankment vegetation and barrier marsh.

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Higgins Beach Shorefront Structural Condition, Scarborough

Baker Design Consultants creates long-term durable designs with shorefront armor that features sustainable stone and green bioengineered solutions that blend with the natural beauty of the coastline.

The range of coastal protection projects undertaken by the firm include:

  • Slope stabilization using geotextile and plantings
  • Marsh reconstruction
  • Beach nourishment
  • Structure (e.g., bulkheads, revetments, seawalls) repair and replacement