Comments sought on Port Jersey Channel dredging project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District has proposed to perform maintenance dredging of the Port Jersey Channel Federal Navigation Project.

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The proposed activity includes dredging of the shoal areas located in the Port Jersey Channel Federal Navigation Project to a depth of -50 feet MLLW.

This will result in the removal of approximately 430,000 CY of dredged material with subsequent placement of at the Historic Area Remediation Site (HARS).

The purpose of the proposed work is to alleviate the effects of shoaling, thereby assuring safe navigation and facilitating economic use of the of the Port Jersey channel by commercial shipping and cruise boat interests.

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