CAMBRIDGE SHORELINE RESILIENCE PLAN
City Marina Project Area- In and around Yacht Club and City Marina running parallel to Water Street and extending to Cambridge Creek.
Make Cambridge Resilient - Flood Mitigation Project Update
Please view the attached 2-page project briefing sheet containing 2022 activities and flood mitigation concept design enhancements.
Flood Risk Reduction Community Workshop
Date: March 22, 2022
Time: 5:30 PM
Location: Dorchester Center for the Arts, 321 High St, Cambridge, MD 21613
Purpose: To provide an opportunity for property owners to obtain information on various flood risk reduction options, grant, and technical assistance opportunities.
Presentations given during the workshop are provided below for your review.
ABOUT THE PLAN
In an effort to "Make Cambridge Resilient" grant funding has been secured by the City to develop flood mitigation strategies and concept designs for projects within designated "High Risk Area." Additional content will be added to this project website throughout the planning process.
HIGH RISK AREAS
Projects have been identified within the "High Risk Area." Each project will include:
Flood Mitigation Strategy Concept Design; and,
Additional content will be added throughout the plan development process.
A stakeholder group was formed early in the mitigation strategies plan development process. Stakeholders include a broad cross-section of government agencies, non-profit organizations, and property owners.
High Risk Area
Phase 1 is primarily focused on mitigating flood risks along the Choptank River and Cambridge Creek, which are the primary source of current flooding in the City due to high tides, major storms and inadequate stormwater infrastructure. Within the Choptank and Cambridge Creek flood risk zones, five distinct areas characterized by diverse site conditions, shoreline development, and existing flood protection features in need or repair and/or replacement. Phase 1 includes the identified High Risk Area and (5) potential project sites:
Great Marsh Area (Gerry Boyle Park)- largely public property
West End- private property exist along seawall
Yacht Club/City Marina- area where open land extend to Long Wharf
Cambridge Creek- fully developed
Sailwinds- a 24-acre track under development by the Cambridge Waterfront Development Inc.