Steffee Project


Shoreline stabilization/marsh restoration was implemented for erosion protection of the Steffee property along the Neuse River.

Technical Details

Looking at property from east to west, the project consisted of:

  • Construction of a new stone revetment along approximately 313 feet of eroded embankment
  • Construction of approximately 283 feet of stone sill and intermittent marsh toe revetment with grading and marsh planting behind the new stone sill
  • Repairs to an existing stone revetment for 20 feet to the west
  • Demolition and removal of existing wood bulkhead
  • Construction of approximately 443 feet of new stone sill
  • Turbidity curtain will be used to contain the work area
  • Areas disturbed by the construction equipment were seeded and mulched to re-establish vegetation cover


North Carolina Coastal Federation, NOAA, N.C. Division of Coastal Management, North Carolina Sea Grant, Private Landowners, RCDB Funding Mechanism


  • Lexia Weaver, NCCF Central Office
  • 252-393-8185
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