George Croix

Takes a while to undo the type of 'achievement' that was considered to be such by the folks and their supporters who ran LMISD into oblivion.

One eye catcher was the call by some for 'standards' changes that, among other things, included:
"....as well as measures that each com…

OK. Then, this is wrong??:

"The Texas Supreme Court has made it clear that once acquired, public easements do not "roll" when the mean high-tide line changes due to an avulsive event such as a hurricane.
The state will own the "wet beach" (any land seaward …


Duly noted.
Would require a drive over there.
Anyway, you wouldn't care to bet a couple cases of cold Diet Coke that the 'plan' won't change a time or two or more, would you.
Safe bet, since neither of us will be around to pay off anyway.............
[ohmy]

6" ?????
6 FEET (')

NOT close enough....

Yet another pix in the GDN showing worker(s) over 6" off the ground with no fall protection on.
That OSHA standard was originally FOR such construction, later expanded to industry. That same pix of anyone in a refinery that high, working, and not tied off would bring the OSHA hound…

ps:
If the 'dike wall' is beach located, then the highways and roads are surge protected....if it holds.........

I think (?) this is correct:
The beach, being public, meaning State owned, would not NEED any rights of way hassles to build on it exclusively, as the land is already owned by the State, so building a 25 foot high or so dirt wall along the State right of way/beaches would eliminate that …

No reason to call it pessimistic...you're just realistic......
NO way that anything this side of a magic wand could get rid of a 50" rainfall along a coastal plain with such a large area in a relatively short time with zero damage.....not ever gonna happen....
With mega bucks sp…

NOTHING is too expensive when somebody else pays for it....

The listed average elevation above sea level for Dickinson is 10', although obviously many areas of it are lower.
It's true that during a high storm tide water flow to the bay will be restricted more as it approaches the bay, and slowed anyway due to not much drop in elevation as Randy…