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Re: Ike Dike

Posted by anascrecca on 5/7/2017, 12:24 pm

It would probably do exactly that, by design. To the northeast lies essentially uninhabited marsh which likely would have a dampening/dissipating effect on the surge. Similarly, to the southwest lie vast stretches of coastal marsh. In this area the population centers of Freeport and Lake Jackson would remain at risk. I believe the main goal of the dike is to bolster the Galveston/Bolivar barrier system and reduce surge entering Galveston Bay (and thence racing northward) through the inlets at Bolivar Roads and San Luis Pass.

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Ike Dike - anascrecca, 5/5/2017, 3:30 pm
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