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Risk Reduction Projects

This page includes projects from the St. Mary's County Capital Improvement Plan. 

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St. Jerome's Creek Jetties

Feasibility Study

New concept of sand base, stone blankets and wider stone base for jetties. This concept is being evaluated with the feasibility study, much like the original study. Corps' estimate cost of study is $387,100. Cost share is 50/50 Federal/Local. Local share of $167,100 includes $136,350 cash and $30,750 in-kind services.

Potential construction projected for 2025 if federal funding is secured. 


St. George Island 


Shore Erosion & Flooding

​St. George Island has a history of flooding in the area of MD 249 and Shaeffer Land, there is substantial erosion, nuisance flooding, and overtopping of MD 249.  

An SHA funded project has been developed in coordination with the County for permitting and other administrative needs.  The final design is not known, however conceptually this may include a headland stone breakwaters system, earthen berm, and tide gates. 

Culver Repair & Replacement


Design, replace, rehabilitate, inspect, line and/or upgrade

deteriorated/inadequate culvert crossings and outfall channels throughout the County's Highway Maintenance road network.


Project may also include

the upgrade of failing or inadequate storm drain systems and eroded


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