Merlimont seafront design (France)
Design services concerning the complete refurbishment of the seafront of Merlimont
Client: Communauté d'Agglomération des Deux Baies en Montreuillois - Scale: 1/25
Design of the new rocky seafront in Merlimont. Stability study of three different armours/cross-sections using a wave flume. Measure of the volume of the wave overtopping behind the rocky protection.
- Length of rocky seafront : 900 m
- Armour in rocky blocks 2-4 t
Specific project feature
Tests were done with and without beach nourishment.
Thus, with the beach nourishment the shallow seabed was changed permitting to notice a difference in the wave breaking.