Groin Repair

Individual Initial Public Notice

Notification is hereby given to the public of the intent of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide assistance to the town of Edisto Beach, SC, for the repair of the groins on Edisto Beach located in Colleton County, South Carolina, which were damaged during Hurricane Irma as a result of storm surge and flooding   

Due to its location, this project is susceptible to future damages from flooding.  Under the President’s Executive Order 11988, Floodplain Management, FEMA is required to review the restoration of these facilities for opportunities to relocate it out of the floodplain or to minimize future damage from flooding.  Public comment is invited on possible alternatives to these actions, methods to protect this facility and on whether this facility should be restored at all.

Interested persons may obtain information about this action and its specific location by calling 843-869-2505 x 211 or emailing between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Comments about this project and the application of the Floodplain Management Executive Order to it should be submitted in writing to Iris Hill at 2414 Murray Street, Edisto Beach, SC by February 8, 2019.  This public notice will also serve as the final public notice provided there are no questions or concerns regarding this project.


Posted by Iris Thursday, January 24, 2019 12:50:00 PM