Phase III of Early Restoration

Beach habitat would be restored as part of the
proposed third phase of early restoration.

Below, you will find all available information about this phase of Early Restoration, including fact sheets on each project.

The final Phase III plan proposes $627 million for 44 new early restoration projects across the Gulf states. It also includes a programmatic environmental impact statement (EIS) and programmatic restoration plan for early restoration.

Our final decisions on both the programmatic early restoration plan alternative and each of the 44 projects are documented in a final Record of Decision.

Information about Phase III of Early Restoration:

Final Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement

Part 1: Cover through Chapter 3 (pdf, 11.7 MB)

Part 2: Chapter 4 through Chapter 9 (pdf, 16.8 MB)

Part 3: Chapter 10 through Chapter 11 (pdf, 11.7 MB)

Part 4: Chapter 12A-C (pdf, 21.5 MB)

Part 5: Chapter 12 D-E (pdf, 23.6 MB)

Part 6: Chapter 13 (pdf, 1KB)

Part 7: List of Preparers and Repositories (pdf, 584KB)

Project Fact Sheets (published October 2014):


Gulf State Park Enhancement Project (pdf, 6.3 MB)

Oyster Reef Restoration in Mobile County (pdf, 1.6 MB)

Swift Tract Living Shoreline Project (pdf, 2.8 MB)


Bay County Projects (pdf, 955 KB)

Escambia County Projects (pdf, 922 KB)

Franklin County Projects (pdf, 990 KB)

Gulf County Projects (pdf, 1.2 MB)

Gulf Islands National Seashore Beach Enhancement Project (pdf, 1.7 MB)

Gulf Islands National Seashore Ferry Project (pdf, 1.5 MB)

Living Shoreline Projects (pdf, 986 KB)

Okaloosa County Projects (pdf, 1 MB)

Regional Projects (pdf, 955 KB)

Santa Rosa County Projects (pdf, 1.2 MB)

Wakulla County Projects (pdf, 1.3 MB)

Walton County Projects (pdf, 926 KB)


Louisiana Outer Coast Restoration Project (pdf, 1.3 MB)

The Louisiana Marine Fisheries Enhancement, Research, and Science Center (pdf, 2.7 MB)


Hancock County Marsh Living Shoreline Project (pdf, 2.7 MB)

Pascagoula Beachfront Promenade Project (pdf, 2.7 MB)

Popp’s Ferry Causeway Park Project (pdf, 2.5 MB)

Restoration Initiatives at the INFINITY Science Center Project (pdf, 3.8 MB)


Artificial Reef Creation Off the Texas Coast (pdf, 1.2 MB)

Galveston Island State Park Beach Redevelopment (pdf, 3 MB)

Sea Rim State Park Improvements (pdf, 1.6 MB)

Click here to view all Phase III archived documents