This Review serves as a synthesis of the current state of knowledge regarding tidal restrictions in the U.S. It provides information on tidal restriction extent, potential effects on the coastal environment, and available tools for avoiding or removing restrictions. It also provides recommendations for tidal restriction avoidance and removal that are intended to help state and federal natural resource agencies, state and local transportation departments, local planning and flood control entities, and their partners, take actions that will work to remove adverse tidal restrictions from the landscape when practicable. This document was completed through an Interagency Agreement with the Federal Highway Administration.You may need a PDF reader to view some of the files on this page. See EPA’s About PDF page to learn more.
- Tidal Restrictions Synthesis Review Dec 2020 (PDF)(85 pp, 2 MB, 842-R-20001)
- Executive Summary of Tidal Restrictions Synthesis Review (PDF)(5 pp, 334 K)