Town of Holden Beach

 North Carolina

The Family Beach




A terminal groin is a structure made of rock or other material placed perpendicular to the shore adjacent to an inlet for the purpose of stabilizing and controlling erosion. The Town would like the ability to use a terminal groin in inlet hazard areas if it is deemed to be the right solution for our particular set of circumstances.

Please take the time to educate yourself on this important topic.


Click on the following links for more information:

Draft Environmental Impact Statement

Corp of Engineer Information

Terminal Groin Project Review Team Meeting Presentation

Terminal Groin Project Review Team Meeting Minutes

Terminal Groin Modeling

Terminal Groin Work Plan

Terminal Groin Study

Resolution 11-12, Terminal Groin Permit Application

Session Law 2011-387, Senate Bill 110

American Shore and Beach Preservation Association Position Paper

Save Our Sand Fact Sheet

Fort Macon Terminal Groin