Project Locations > Coastal Engineering Analysis & Modeling

Broward County, FL Shore-Stabilizing Structure Feasibility Study

Olsen Associates Inc. completed a feasibility study to evaluate the physical- and cost-effectiveness of incorporating shore-stabilization structures into the County’s regional beach management program with the specific goal of improving beach conditions such that future beach nourishment requirements along the County’s 24-mile long ocean coastline could potentially be reduced. 

Cape Fear River Entrance Numerical Modeling

Olsen Associates, Inc.  developed a Delft 3D model of the Cape Fear River entrance in order to assess the effects of a federal channel deepening of the ocean entrance reconfiguration and potential remedial modifications to the project.

Hawaii Pilot Beach Restoration Project

In a joint-venture study in 1998, Olsen Associates Inc. and Sea Engineering Inc. evaluated a dozen potential sites identified by Hawaii DLNR for potential beach improvements. 

Port Everglades Sand Bypassing

Olsen Associates, Inc. is the Engineer-of-Record for the planning, design, permitting, construction and monitoring of a sand bypass project at Port Everglades.  As designed, the project will include the construction of a sand trap, improvements to the Port Everglades north jetty, and accommodation of periodic sand transfer every 2 to 3 years.

St. Mary's Entrance Inlet Management

Olsen Associates, Inc. assisted in the facilitation of a Sand Management Plan at this federal navigation project which has resulted in the strategic placement of over 5 mcy of sand on Amelia Island, FL.

Other Projects:

Bimini Sands Resort and Marina

Port Royal Shoreline Restoration and Stabilization Project