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  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration is making $60 million in competitive grants available for projects along the Lower Passaic River and associated tributaries and the Newark Bay Complex that will improve public access to these waterways and result in restoration of wetlands. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is earmarking $50 million for projects that […]

  • 16 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week awarded a $57.6-million contract to reconstruct beaches and dunes in Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle City as part of a joint state and federal partnership that is making New Jersey’s coastline more resilient following Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration announced. The contract, which entails the construction […]

  • 26 March 2014

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. “Our state channels are vital waterways that are used by recreational boaters and commercial fisherman,” NJDOT Commissioner James […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Federal Highway Administration has approved a post-Superstorm Sandy infrastructure protection project to construct and install four miles of steel sheet piling to be driven deep into the beaches in Mantoloking and Brick to safeguard Route 35 and nearby homes and businesses from future catastrophic storms, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner (DEP) Bob Martin announced. […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to helping New Jersey’s communities recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration yesterday took action to streamline state permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects, a move that will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery of marinas and […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has developed a compromise between recreational and commercial fishing interests regarding access to artificial reefs off the coast of New Jersey, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner (DEP) Bob Martin announced today. The plan will allow commercial interests to have continued access to portions of two reefs in state waters and calls for […]

  • 25 June 2013

    As part of its ongoing commitment to help New Jersey’s communities continue to recover and rebuild from Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration this week formally adopted rules that streamline Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects. This action will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday announced a project that will ultimately transform 240 acres of Liberty State Park into a mosaic of freshwater wetlands and salt marshes. “This project, funded in large part by settlements with past polluters, will restore a large interior portion of Liberty to provide additional places for people […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these beautiful photos from their Mantoloking beach replenishment project in New Jersey. “Our contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., is dredging and pumping sand at Mantoloking, NJ as part of one of the largest beachfill projects in our history. We are building a 13-mile dune and berm system […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting beachfill operations in Mantoloking, Ocean City and Longport, New Jersey – part of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet coastal scheme. These are three separate projects with the same purpose – reducing the risk of coastal storm damages, USACE said. “The Christie Administration is pleased that […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in their latest announcement that one section of the Absecon Inlet seawall in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is now complete while construction continues on the other section. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in its latest announcement that their seawall along the Absecon Inlet section of Atlantic City, New Jersey, continues to progress. The steel sheet pile seawall is fronted by multi-ton capstones, corestone and marine mattresses, USACE said. The Absecon Island coastal scheme is one of several along […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Absecon Inlet is a busy place these days with two of coastal protection projects currently ongoing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in its yesterday’s announcement. “We are building a seawall along the inlet and rebuilding sections of the Atlantic City, New Jersey boardwalk. Also, the dredge RN Weeks can be seen […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the Manasquan Inlet to Barnegat Inlet beach fill project in Northern Ocean County, NJ, officially started yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District informs. USACE’s project manager Keith Watson joined NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin, Toms River Mayor Thomas Kelaher, and other officials at the kick off ceremony. “The Christie Administration is […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that work on a project to build beaches and dunes on Atlantic County’s Absecon Island will begin next week with work in Atlantic City, followed soon thereafter by construction in Ventnor, Margate and Longport. “We are very excited to move forward with […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of the Absecon Inlet seawall and boardwalk construction project in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey coastline being funded by $1.2 billion appropriated by Congress to rebuild and strengthen the state’s […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has released the latest aerial photo of the Absecon Inlet Seawall project in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Work is ongoing in the two sections as the wall takes shape, the Corps said in its announcement. The Absecon Island project is one of several along the New Jersey […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that Stone Harbor has been awarded a $2.7 million from the Department of Environmental Protection’s Flood Hazard Risk Reduction and Resiliency Grant Program. The funding will be used to protect businesses and homes in the downtown area between 88th and 99th streets, Stone Harbor, NJ. The Borough of Stone Harbor will […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection yesterday joined with federal and local officials to mark the completion of a flood-control culvert that will make communities surrounding Monmouth County’s Wreck Pond more resilient to storms and floods. The Christie Administration launched the $7.4-million lake restoration project in July 2015, as a collaborative effort involving many partners. The […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has announced that Wildwood and North Wildwood will receive a total of nearly $22 million in grants for projects that will make them more resilient to flooding and storms as part of the state’s overall goal of providing robust protections to coastal areas. The Administration initiated the grant program as a result […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A long-awaited beach and dune project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that will bring critical coastal protection for homes, businesses and infrastructure between Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Inlet is going out to bid, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced last Friday. The Brigantine Inlet to Great Egg Harbor Inlet, Absecon […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration recently announced the completion of the third in a series of pilot projects designed to gauge the effectiveness of beneficially reusing silt and sand dredged for navigation improvement projects to restore degraded salt marshes as protective buffers against severe storms, while enhancing habitat for wildlife. The latest project restored 10 acres of […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final Record of Decision for the Christie Administration’s selected remediation plan for the Lower Passaic River. The DEP issued a letter of concurrence to EPA last week, calling for the engineered, bank-to-bank capping of the lower 8.3 miles of the river, and the dredging of approximately 3.5 […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded New Jersey a nearly $900,000 Regional Coastal Resilience Grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in northeastern Monmouth County develop a regional plan to address the impacts of coastal hazards and storm surge. The planning project, called New Jersey Fostering […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Continuing efforts to develop innovative resiliency strategies to protect communities from storms and flooding, the Christie Administration yesterday marked the beginning of the second phase of work to restore Wreck Pond. Governor Chris Christie announced the start of the $7.4 million project in Spring Lake on July 23. Since then, dredging of the 73-acre lake has […]