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Scaled-down Ike Dike could help several coastal communities - The Galveston County Daily News : Guest Columns

July 30, 2014

Scaled-down Ike Dike could help several coastal communities

Posted: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 12:15 am

If the Ike Dike washes away because of cost, you may check the merits of this dike and bridge plan. 

The first thing to look at is cost versus benefit ratio. This plan benefits Galveston, Tiki Island, Bayou Vista, Pelican Island, Bolivar and Texas City. It will protect all of Pelican Island and greatly reduce the cost of future development by reducing fill requirements and providing three more access points.

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